News Archives for June of 2018

Advocacy action alert: we need your voice!

Advocacy action alert: we need your voice!

Published 06/01/2018

Hospitals are uniting to support a proposed budget that restores reimbursement of important Medicaid payments. Years of continued cuts have left our hospitals in critical conditions. We need these funds so that we can continue to invest in patient care and in our workforce. This year, the proposed budget once again freezes the Medicaid rate and...

Jaymi McAlpine, BSN: Dedicated nurse, Daisy Award recipient

Jaymi McAlpine, BSN: Dedicated nurse, Daisy Award recipient

Published 06/06/2018

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Jaymi McAlpine, BSN, was honored with the Daisy Award, a recognition given to nurses who display extraordinary care for their patients. Jaymi was nominated by two sisters whose mother received care from South County Home Health: “Jaymi has been compassionate, understanding, caring, willing to call my sister and me to answer...

“Bittersweet” decision signals beginning of end to 18 year legacy

“Bittersweet” decision signals beginning of end to 18 year legacy

Published 06/06/2018

President & CEO, Lou Giancola tells Board he intends to retire At the May 29 meeting of South County Health’s Board of Trustees, president & CEO, Lou Giancola submitted a letter of intent for his retirement, bringing to close his 18 year tenure of leadership. Lou, 73, did not give a specific date to leave his...

Dr. Reunzulli talks risk for prostate cancer, robotic surgery

Dr. Reunzulli talks risk for prostate cancer, robotic surgery

Published 06/07/2018

Dr. Joseph Renzulli appeared on The Patricia Raskin Show (WPRO-AM 630) to talk about joining the South County Hospital medical staff, improving patient outcomes with da Vinci robotic surgery, ways to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer, fusion prostate biopsy, and more. Listen Now About Dr. Joseph Renzulli Dr. Joseph Renzulli, MD, is a board-certified urologist and...

Detecting prostate cancer with Fusion Guided Biopsies

Detecting prostate cancer with Fusion Guided Biopsies

Published 06/08/2018

The daVinci system isn’t the only advanced technology tool used to treat cancer at South County Hospital. Fusion guided biopsies are providing more accurate results with fewer invasive procedures when prostate cancer is suspected. “If a patient’s PSA level comes back elevated, an indicator that cancer may be present, the next step in the diagnosis is...