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

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

In October, Prisma Health will launch its annual Midlands community free flu vaccination campaign as part of its system-wide effort to offer protection from the highly contagious virus. Protect your family with free flu shots available at sites in Richland, Lexington and Sumter counties. The flu shot is available forContinue Reading

The Town of Irmo and Prisma Health held a 4th of July celebration in the Prisma Health Amphitheater in the community Park of Irmo. The event featured a screening of the Film Independence Day, food, and fireworks.Continue Reading

Prisma Health will relocate its large public COVID-19 vaccination sites to smaller venues due to the availability of other site options. Community members with existing appointments will be contacted about the site change and appointment time updates. Columbia Colonial Life Arena site closes from July 3, through July 6, re-openingContinue Reading

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