South County Health News

The Robot in the OR

The Robot in the OR

Published 11/20/2017

At South County Hospital (SCH), the helping hand the surgeon turns to in the operating room (OR) is often metal. It belongs to Mako, an advanced robotic-arm assisted technology.

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.