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Change Kid’s Health, Change the Future During Lunar New Year at Panda Express

On February 12, 2021, marked the beginning of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Ox in the Chinese zodiac. Lunar New Year is one of the world’s biggest festivals centered around food, family and togetherness.   To bring to life the spirit of Lunar New Year and invite those who may be unfamiliar, […]

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital will host debut drive-thru diaper distribution event on Tuesday

Additional COVID-compliant diaper distribution events, sponsored by Healthy Blue, are scheduled quarterly in 2021 GREENVILLE, S.C—Prisma Health Children’s Hospital will host an inaugural community distribution event for its new diaper bank on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 4–6 p.m. The diaper bank supports families in the community who need assistance with having an adequate supply of […]

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in the Upstate invites communities to spread holiday cheer to hospitalized children

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in the Upstate invites communities to spread holiday cheer to hospitalized children Greenville, S.C.— The Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in the Upstate invites the community to participate in the hospital’s holiday initiatives to help brighten the holiday season for patients and their families, with everything from this Sunday’s Good Night Lights […]

Prisma Health annual Dragon Boat race goes virtual to raise $240,000 to fight cancer

Prisma Health annual Dragon Boat race goes virtual to raise $240,000 to fight cancer Greenville, S.C.— The COVID-19 pandemic docked the boats but not the community support for this year’s Prisma Health Dragon Boat Upstate Festival. The annual fundraiser, which switched to a virtual race this year, raised $240,000 for advanced cancer research, prevention and […]

Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy kicks off diaper bank

RE/MAX RESULTS Upstate and Western N.C. Donate More Than 10,000 Diapers to Launch Diaper Bank Greenville, S.C.—During National Diaper Need Awareness Week, The Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy of Prisma Health Children’s Hospital—Upstate launched a diaper bank to help ensure that every child in the community has enough diapers to remain clean, […]

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 […]

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 […]