South County Health News

Mission Possible, Mission Accomplished

Mission Possible, Mission Accomplished

Published 10/12/2017

Dinner, dancing and donations best describes the festivities of the 2017 South County Health Gala that took place on Saturday, September 9. Approximately 360 guests filled the Dunes Club in Narragansett, where they browsed through and bid on the 50 packages offered in live and silent auctions. The Gala’s theme, Mission:Possible, reflected South County Health’s ability...

SC Health exec elected to serve on national nursing board

SC Health exec elected to serve on national nursing board

Published 10/11/2017

Anne Schmidt, RN, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at South County Health in Wakefield, RI was elected to the board of directors for the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Ann is an experienced health care executive with leadership experience in ambulatory care, home health and hospital-based care. She served in...

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.

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.