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New procedure makes cervical disc repair easier UPDATED

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:42 p.m.

With injury, age and simple wear, the six discs that cushion the bones of the neck can break down, tear, bulge or even protrude, which can cause …

Trident Sports Medicine deals with concussions head on UPDATED

Thursday, December 31, 2015 12:16 p.m.

No doubt, Will Smith's new movie, “Concussion” about the haunting effects of hard hits in the National Football League will draw even …

Innovative H2U program can help you eat right, exercise more UPDATED

Thursday, December 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

As we finish December, many of us spend more time watching sports than working out, and when it comes to food and drink, temptations often trump healthy habits. Remember that reality will hit in January, and capitalize on the extra resolve that comes with the new calendar year.

Trident Family Health to Host Annual Holiday Luncheon for Patients UPDATED

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Trident Family Health will host the annual holiday luncheon for patients on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 12 – 2 p.m. For more than a decade, the staff and Resident Physicians at the family practice have served a free holiday meal for patients, making it a longstanding tradition in the community.

Trident Health Awarded Advanced Certification for Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission UPDATED

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 1:45 p.m.

Trident Health has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for its inpatient diabetes care program, becoming one of only 82 …

Sinus surgery provides Summerville author with happy ending UPDATED

Monday, November 2, 2015 11:12 a.m.

The writing of prolific author Rachel Carrington faced real peril a year ago when chronic sinus troubles took a turn for the worst. “It was …

Trident and Summerville Medical Centers Earn 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in National Hospital Safety Score Report UPDATED

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 12:09 p.m.

Trident and Summerville Medical Centers have each earned an 'A' grade for patient safety in the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score report released …

Summerville Medical Center Welcomes Dr. John Carlile as Medical Director of Hospitalist and Intensivist Services UPDATED

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 12:18 p.m.

John R. Carlile, M.D., has joined Summerville Medical Center as the Medical Director of Hospitalist and Intensivist Services, bringing more than 35 …

Hasbrouck Named Chief Operating Officer for Trident Medical Center UPDATED

Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:53 p.m.

Matthew Hasbrouck has been named Chief Operating Officer for Trident Medical Center. 

Summerville Medical Center to Host “For Women Only” Event UPDATED

Monday, September 21, 2015 12:51 a.m.

Four physician experts have teamed up at Summerville Medical Center to present “For Women Only – Kids, Curves and Healthy Conversation, …

Dr. Michael Michel Joins Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center UPDATED

Monday, September 21, 2015 12:41 a.m.

Michael Michel, M.D., has joined Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center (CCBC), at 109 Burton Ave., Suite E, in Summerville. He specializes in general …

Trident Health welcomes new physician to Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology UPDATED

Friday, September 11, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Samuel Walker Nickles, M.D., has joined the team of physicians at Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology in Summerville. In addition to his role at …

Baby Steps: Music therapy helps premature infants thrive
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Monday, September 7, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Music therapist Claire Littlejohn gathers the sleeping baby girl from her incubator in Trident Medical Center's Level II nursery, and they settle …

Trident Health Welcomes New Physician to Lowcountry Urology Clinics UPDATED

Monday, August 31, 2015 10:35 a.m.

J. Slade Hubbard, M.D., has joined the North Charleston Office of Lowcountry Urology Clinics, 2687 Lake Park Drive, in Charleston.

Palliative care helps people cope with illness UPDATED

Sunday, August 16, 2015 11:50 p.m.

The new Palliative Care Program at Trident Health marked the end of its first year in May, and while its team impacted the quality of life of many …

Trident Health Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 3:25 p.m.

Kevin Shea, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer for Trident Health.

Employees reflect on four decades with Trident Health UPDATED

Monday, August 3, 2015 2:54 p.m.

From the top floor of Trident Medical Center (TMC), Barbara Righter considers the past 40 years since the hospital opened.

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 …

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