News Archives for August of 2017

SCH among “Best Hospitals” by US News and World Report

SCH among “Best Hospitals” by US News and World Report

Published 08/28/2017

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.

Weigh your backpack before heading off to school

Weigh your backpack before heading off to school

Published 08/28/2017

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.