Our beloved Silver Lining Club is a game-changer in supporting caregivers here in SC. We created this respite program for our caregivers to get a 4-hour break each Wednesday to help prevent burnout and to encourage self-care. Not only did Silver Lining Club assist in supporting our caregivers but itContinue Reading

On May 11th the Chapin Chamber welcomed Stephen Jerdan, owner of Kingfisher, with the ribbon cutting at their location at 1011 Rauch-Metz road in Irmo. Stephen is a certified International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) trainer. Inspired by those around him in the United States Coast Guard, Stephen began training yearsContinue Reading

In response to a decreasing number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, Lexington Medical Center is updating its visitation policies. These new policies are effective Tuesday, February 15, 2022.   Emergency Department/Urgent Care Centers One visitor is allowed to accompany a non-COVID-19 patient being treated in the Emergency department. If the lobbyContinue Reading

Affirmations is a new Medical Spa in Irmo offering medical aesthetic services such as Botox, facials, microneedling, PRP, chemical peels, lashes, brows as well as medical IV hydration and vitamin infusions! Meet our Affirmations team (L-R) Bryan Simmons, RN, MBA, Shelley Simmons, FNP-C, and Sullivan Bennett, licensed advanced Aesthetician. WeContinue Reading

The Columbia Medical Society (CMS) has awarded scholarships to 5 USC medical students worth a total of $5,000. Each student received $1,000. The recipients are Andrew Hess, 4th year student; Dylan Cooper, who will be starting otolaryngology residency next year; Julia Bian, an aspiring plastic surgeon now in her 4thContinue Reading

For the second year in a row, Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge has been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital, demonstrating a continued commitment to meeting the nation’s toughest standards for safety and quality. Only 5 percent of hospitals in the U.S. achieve this elite recognition, and Baptist Parkridge is one ofContinue Reading

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control have approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Lexington Medical Center will begin administering the vaccine to children in this age group at its vaccinationContinue Reading

Prisma Health has received the Quality Award from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), achieving Ambulatory Level 8 certification through CHIME’s “Digital Health Most Wired” program. Prisma Health was awarded this honor in the Acute, Ambulatory and Long Term Post-Acute Care categories. The mission of the Digital HealthContinue Reading

Michael Bundy, Chief Executive Officer for PRISMA’s Parkridge and Baptist locations, spoke on October 8 to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo.  In his position Bundy monitors the performance at his two assigned hospitals on a daily – sometimes hourly – basis. Obviously, along with all the other medical situationsContinue Reading

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce it has awarded $1,200,000 to organizations in the Midlands that enhance the health and well-being of community members. Lexington Medical Center’s Community Outreach Committee and the Lexington Medical Center Foundation award the grants. This year’s grants went to the Free Medical Clinic; Welvista;Continue Reading

The Lexington Medical Center Foundation is celebrating breast cancer survivors and the people who support them throughout the month of October with a campaign called “Circle of Care.” Community members can make donations to programs that support breast cancer survivors throughout the Midlands as well as honor survivors, caregivers andContinue Reading