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Greenville-based MSI Mold Builders donates 30,000 “Ear Savers” to front-line workers at Prisma Health to ease potential mask-wear stress

GREENVILLE, SC – Ear-loop surgical masks are must-have personal protective gear for health workers, but, over a 12-hour shift, the straps can painfully rub delicate around-the-ear skin. MSI Mold Builders, which has a manufacturing plant in Greenville, stepped in to make and donate 30,000 “Ear Savers” for healthcare workers at Prisma Health after being told […]

It is a privilege to work with the Prisma team and support you on a daily basis, but even more so during these unique circumstances. Our thoughts, prayers and appreciation go out to each of you today. The BlueAlly Team.

It is a privilege to work with the Prisma team and support you on a daily basis, but even more so during these unique circumstances. Our thoughts, prayers and appreciation go out to each of you today. The BlueAlly Team.

Prisma Health launches iPad™ initiative to reconnect patients with their families during COVID-19 pandemic

GREENVILLE, SC – Amy Kinard, a patient at Prisma Health, was able to “see” her husband Tony for the first time in a week last Friday, thanks to an innovative initiative to help equip patients with iPads™ so they can keep in touch with families and loved ones despite current visitation restrictions. Mrs. Kinard, hospitalized […]

Prisma Health Collaborates with Ethicon Inc., part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, to Manufacture and Distribute the VESper™ Ventilator Expansion Splitter Device that is Authorized for Emergency Use Only During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Greenville, SC (April 6, 2020) – Prisma Health announced today that it is collaborating with Ethicon Inc., part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, to make and distribute a ventilator expansion device, called the VESper™ Ventilator Expansion Splitter. The VESper Ventilator Expansion Splitter is authorized for emergency use only to allow a single ventilator […]

Children’s Hospital works with community and school to fetch new facility dog to the Upstate

Stone Academy of Communication Arts hosted a unique gender reveal for its students and the community today (Nov. 14), unveiling the identity of the newest furry friend at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Upstate. Cookie, a yellow Labrador retriever facility dog, was introduced with the fanfare of a pink silly string welcome to cheering fans during a […]

Health Connection

Backed by a life of experience, Dr. Brenda Thames bridges the gap between health care providers and educators. Since she was a little girl growing up on a farm in rural Mississippi, Dr. Brenda Thames possessed a healthy respect for education and hard work. “In my parents’ eyes, if you combined those two, then the […]

Prisma Health Cancer Institute will expand its groundbreaking cancer research into the Midlands

Bolstered by an $8.2 million grant from the National Health Institutes, Prisma Health Cancer Institute will expand its groundbreaking cancer research into the Midlands.  The additional clinical trials in the Midlands will launch this fall and initially target lymphomas, leukemia and solid tumors.   “South Carolina is facing a health crisis, and for years our […]

An Upstate man was given 1 year to live. Thanks to a clinical trial, he’s still alive after 8

“Because of our NCI designation and support,” he said, “we can offer hundreds of leading-edge clinical trials that can provide treatments to patients years before approval by the FDA for general use.” More than 300 clinical trials are underway at Prisma’s Cancer Institute at any time and the hospital has been awarded more than $30 […]