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4:45 am on Thursday July 11, 2013

Trident, Roper in limbo after hospital oversight program cut

Roper St. Francis Healthcare and Trident Health are in a wait-and-see mode about their prospective new hospitals in Berkeley County after the state shut down its Certificate of Need program earlier this month. The state Supreme Court is determining...
4:57 am on Monday July 25, 2011

ERs move toward online bookings

Flickr user espelina The Island Packet has an interesting story on how the area's Tenet hospitals - Hilton Head and Coastal Carolina - are offering patients an ability to book their ER visits online. While the online booking does give you a better...
5:16 am on Thursday September 16, 2010

Savannah hospital expands into Bluffton

Flickr user brykmantra Savannah's Memorial University Medical Center has opened a 15,000-square-foot branch office in Bluffton. WTOC has a brief on the opening that really doesn't say much more than that. Memorial's website offers a bit more in a...
1:51 pm on Friday December 25, 2009

Two is a crowd, when it comes to new hospitals in Summerville

Image by Flickr user Edgar Zuniga Jr. For some time now both Roper St. Francis and Trident Health Systems have wanted to place hospitals in the fast-growing Summerville area. But two hospitals are more competition and less patronage for each --...
6:17 am on Saturday August 16, 2008

Charleston VA hospital makes top 10

The Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center was recently named No. 10 in the nation in overall care by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Quite an improvement, considering they were No. 79 only a couple of years ago. From Charleston...