Prisma Health Fertility Center of the Carolinas has opened a new location in Columbia to better serve patients across the Midlands region. The office will be located near Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital and will be available for appointments three days a week, starting April 19. Drs. Chelsea W. Fox,Continue Reading

Prisma Health is administering the monoclonal antibody treatments, Bamlanivimab and Regeneron, to high-risk COVID-19 patients in the Midlands and Upstate. Both drugs have not been approved but was authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The treatment can be used in patients who are 12 yearsContinue Reading

Matti Evans was your typical 15 year old teenager enjoying sports like cross-country, baseball and track at Dreher High School. This was a young man with no previous health issues and heading into some of the best times of his life. Then it all came to a halt on JuneContinue Reading

Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital has earned the national distinction of being named a 2020 Leapfrog Top General Hospital. The Leapfrog Group annually recognizes hospitals achieving the highest standards of excellence in quality and safety by honoring them as a Top Hospital. Fewer than 6 percent of all eligible facilitiesContinue Reading

Prisma Health is now offering limited visitation for designated care partners as of, September 1. “Being with a loved one is, in itself, a healing therapy, and Prisma Health looks forward to offering expanded visitation for designated care partners next week,” said Scott Sasser, MD, a nationally recognized disaster preparednessContinue Reading

Dr. Robert Puchalski with SCENT Allergy & Sleep Medicine has completed the first procedure in the Midlands at Prisma Health Richland. Inspire is an FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for people who cannot use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy. OSA affects 22 million Americans. When left untreated,Continue Reading

Prisma Health is at the center of caring for many of South Carolina’s COVID-19 patients. As of July 31, the hospital system has cared for more than 2,138 COVID-19 inpatients and tested more than 114,000 through its testing sites in its hospitals and the community. To continue to raise communityContinue Reading

To improve location awareness, Prisma Health will pilot using a stationary COVID-19 community testing site throughout the month of August as opposed to moving its testing sites throughout multiple communities each week.  The Columbia site will typically each run three times a week, which is the same number of clinicsContinue Reading