South County Health News

South County Health awarded United Healthcare Path Excellence

South County Health awarded United Healthcare Path Excellence

Published 12/02/2016

The program annually recognizes physicians who meet certain performance-based criteria, including achieving or exceeding targets established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for specific Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures.

South County Hospital scores another A for patient safety

South County Hospital scores another A for patient safety

Published 11/09/2016

For the fourth consecutive year, South County Hospital earned a Hospital Safety Score of “A” from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, non-profit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in United States health systems.

Flu shot clinics held throughout South County

Flu shot clinics held throughout South County

Published 10/19/2016

Flu shot clinics offered at locations in Wakefield, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett, East Greenwich, Matunuck, Charlestown, Westerly and Jamestown.

South County Hospital receives recognitions for stroke care

South County Hospital receives recognitions for stroke care

Published 10/06/2016

South County Hospital recently earned two recognitions from the American Heart Association – ‘Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Achievement Award’ and the ‘Target: Stroke Honor Roll’ designation.

RI Foundation awards $87,000 to South County Health

RI Foundation awards $87,000 to South County Health

Published 09/19/2016

With an inaugural $87,000 grant from The Rhode Island Foundation to South County Health, an impressive coalition of health and social service organizations, practitioners, and advocates are designing a new way to approach lifelong emotional health: starting with children, ages 0-8.