South County Hospital

What's New?

At South County Hospital, we always have something going on, new services to offer, and interesting tidbits that we like to share. Below you'll find articles of interest.

10/11/17 - South County Health exec elected to serve on national nursing board

Anne Schmidt, RN, VP, CNO to serve three-year term on AONE board

 

09/15/17 - ER receives Level 3 certification for opioid care

The South County Hospital Emergency Department received Level 3 Care for steps taken to treat patients with opioid disorder.

09/06/17 - Is radon gas in your home? FREE LECTURE ON THURS, NOV 2: Did you know that homes in Exeter and Richmond show the highest levels of cancer-causing radon in RI?
08/30/17 - QPR: A Free, Evidence-Based Suicide Prevention Training

FREE TRAINING Thurs, Sept. 14: Like CPR, QPR is a simple process anyone can be trained to use to help save the life of someone in crisis. Attend this FREE training on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

08/28/17 - Weigh your backpack before heading off to school Dave Menatian, a physical therapist at South County Health, said that too often, the weight of books in a backpack puts undue strain on a child’s still-developing muscular and skeletal structure and could lead to back pain and other issues.
08/16/17 - South County Hospital among “Best Hospitals” by US News and World Report South County Hospital has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 edition of “Best Hospitals”. It was the only hospital in Rhode Island to receive the “High Performing” rating for knee replacement surgery.
08/14/17 - South County Health named Healthiest Employer by PBN For the fifth consecutive year, South County Health was recognized as one of Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employers, an annual recognition by Providence Business News. 
08/02/17 - Specialized team working to improve diabetes diagnosis, care

Diabetes, in particular type-2, is increasingly prevalent nationwide. In Rhode Island, 11.5% of adults have diabetes and 36.4% have pre-diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. To combat this local health concern South County Hospital formed a “Diabetes Champion Team.”

07/26/17 - We've Got Your Back

FREE LECTURE THURS, OCT. 19: Dr. Ian Madom will answer your questions such as: How do I know when my pain is bad enough to go see a doctor? Are there things I can do on my own to control the pain? What treatments are available to me for back pain?

07/26/17 - Are Your Pets Ready for Baby?

FREE LECTURE WED., SEPT. 27: Did you know...Having a new baby in the house can affect your beloved pets, too.  Baby-Ready Pets is a program endorsed by the American Humane Association to help expectant families prepare their four-legged family members for their newborn and toddler brothers and sisters.