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Trident Health celebrates 40th birthday
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Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Instead of cutting a traditional ribbon, the VIPs at North Trident Regional Hospital's 1975 grand opening celebration cut surgical gauze, a fun …

Summerville Medical Center offers surprising number of specialty services UPDATED

Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:14 a.m.

Over the past five years, Summerville Medical Center (SMC), has transformed itself into an acute-care specialty medical center while continuing to …

Breastfeeding support makes a lifelong impact UPDATED

Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:03 p.m.

A newborn arrives and is placed on mother's chest. Soon the Brahms' lullaby will play throughout the hospital to announce this brand new life. Rather …

Patient thanks Trident Cancer Center for 'beautiful experience' UPDATED

Monday, June 8, 2015 9:48 a.m.

As Leslie Clark finished the last of her 33 radiation treatments at Trident Cancer Center in February, she gave a letter to the many friends she made …

Trident Health's Advanced Wound Care Centers Achieve International Accreditation UPDATED

Friday, June 5, 2015 12:26 p.m.

The Advanced Wound Care Centers at Trident and Summerville Medical Centers have each earned a clinical hyperbaric medicine facility accreditation …

HCA Names Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center Number One in Patient Satisfaction Four Years in a Row UPDATED

Friday, June 5, 2015 12:33 p.m.

The Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) announced this week that the Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center has been recognized among more than 1,350 …

Trident Sports Medicine: Caring for student-athletes for a quarter century UPDATED

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:16 a.m.

Trident Sports Medicine has taken over the gym at Stratford High School, and before the Saturday morning is over, its team of doctors, athletic …

Clinic educates and empowers heart failure patients
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Monday, May 11, 2015 8:16 a.m.

Helping patients with heart problems has been a passion for Trinka Douglas since she became an acute care nurse practitioner in 1997.

Trident Health earns echocardiography accreditation from commission UPDATED

Friday, May 1, 2015 3:09 p.m.

Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner Medical Centers have each been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of …

Trident Health Receives Top Grades in Patient Safety UPDATED

Friday, May 1, 2015 2:58 p.m.

In the spring 2015 Hospital Safety Scores report released recently by The Leapfrog Group, Trident Medical Center earned a letter grade of “A” and Summerville Medical Center earned a “B” for the third consecutive report. The Leapfrog Group is a non-profit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in …

Success leads patient to join staff at weight-loss center UPDATED

Monday, April 27, 2015 9:13 a.m.

First-time visitors to Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center may not believe that the petite woman who greets them once weighed 290. While she did not …

Young patients receive around the clock attention UPDATED

Friday, April 10, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Step inside the pediatric intensive care unit at Summerville Medical Center (SMC) and take a look at the thoughtful, kid-friendly features. …

Trident Health Celebrates Employees at Annual Service Awards Banquet UPDATED

Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:08 p.m.

Five employees were recognized for 40 years of continuous, full-time service at Trident Health's annual Service Awards Banquet recently, while two …

Trident Health Recognizes Outstanding Individuals with HCA Awards of Distinction UPDATED

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:38 p.m.

Trident Health recently recognized nine individuals with the annual HCA Awards of Distinction both at Trident and Summerville Medical Centers. Six …

Enhanced ultrasound technology can help find cancer in dense breasts UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:27 p.m.

At age 46, Lynda McLaine has already had several mammogram screenings to look for breast cancer. Somewhere along the way, she was told she had dense …

Ultrasound training helps physician spot thyroid cancer UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 3:40 p.m.

Located at the front of your neck, beneath your voice box, the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland is just a little larger than a quarter when it's …

Summerville Medical Center Earns Bariatric Center of Excellence Designation UPDATED

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 3:30 p.m.

Summerville Medical Center and the Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center have earned national distinction as a comprehensive Bariatric Center of …

Faulk new Director of Marketing and Public Relations UPDATED

Friday, February 6, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Rebekah Faulk has been named director of Marketing & Public Relations for Trident Health.

Stingrays gear up for Pink in the Rink night UPDATED

Monday, February 2, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The South Carolina Stingrays will make a vivid wardrobe change Saturday, Feb. 21, as they gear up for the 9th Annual Pink in the Rink night at the …

Surgeon shaped by role as 'trauma czar' in Afghanistan UPDATED

Monday, January 19, 2015 11:09 p.m.

War in Afghanistan may technically be over for the United States and NATO, but Trident Health surgeon Dr. Chris Hults still has fresh memories of …

New Procedure Can Relieve Sinusitis

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 2:21 p.m.

Someone with sinus problems may have a hard time believing that sinuses do an important job when they create mucus. But mucus keeps the nose from …

Take a proactive approach to holiday treats for kids UPDATED

Monday, December 22, 2014 12:08 p.m.

These days, children's visions of holiday treats go far beyond sugar plums, and there's often plenty of candy, desserts and other high-calorie …

DAISY Award recognizes extraordinary work in nursing UPDATED

Thursday, December 4, 2014 8:40 a.m.

The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses honors the super-human work that nurses across the world do every day. Now Trident Health is part of that …

Meet Santa at Our Winter Wonderland! UPDATED

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 10:45 p.m.

Summerville Medical Center Pediatrics invites the Lowcountry to a “Winter Wonderland with Santa” event on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 3:30 – 7 p.m. …

The Joint Commission Names Trident Health to Nation’s Top Hospital List UPDATED

Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:48 p.m.

For the fourth year in a row, Trident Health has been recognized as a Top Hospital in Quality by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of …

High-caliber breast reconstruction options available close to home UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 10:08 a.m.

The mass in Lana Reilly's breast appeared to be benign, but when the lump was removed and examined in June 2013, the pathologist found cancer. …

Centre Pointe Emergency to hold community halloween event UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:15 p.m.

Centre Pointe invites the Charleston community to their “Spooktacular” Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10am–Noon. …

Trident Health To Open New Behavioral Health Unit UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:52 p.m.

On Tuesday Oct. 21 at 4:00 p.m., Trident Health will hold a ribbon cutting for its new behavioral health unit, “Lowcountry Transitions at Trident Medical Center.” The $3.9 million inpatient unit is 8,400 square feet and will begin accepting patients on October 23.

Trident Cancer Center Completes $6 Million Expansion UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:50 a.m.

On Thursday Sept. 18 at 4:30 p.m., Trident Cancer Center will hold a ribbon cutting for its new expansion. Trident Cancer Center staff and physicians, …

SMC Performs Charleston's First Robotic-Assisted Single-Site Hysterectomy UPDATED

Thursday, September 11, 2014 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery has expanded its use of robotic-assisted surgery to offer a single-site hysterectomy procedure.  On …

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