South County Health News

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...

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...

SCH earns quality recognitions from consumer protection groups

SCH earns quality recognitions from consumer protection groups

Published 05/24/2018

South County Hospital, a part of South County Health, received the Women’s Choice Award - named one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” - and earned Straight A’s from The Leapfrog Group, recognizing it as a high quality healthcare provider for consumers. Healthcare recognitions with Women’s Choice Award are evaluated using a combination of the Hospital Consumer...

SCH increases CT scan capabilities with Champlin Foundation grant

SCH increases CT scan capabilities with Champlin Foundation grant

Published 05/14/2018

The $300,000 award is the largest gift ever awarded to SCH by the Foundation The diagnostic imaging capabilities at South County Health increased significantly in recent months with the addition of a 64-slice CT scanner. The purchase of the machine, priced at over $600,000 was made possible by the Champlin Foundation that awarded a $300,000 grant...

Lynch elected Chairman of South County Health Board of Trustees

Lynch elected Chairman of South County Health Board of Trustees

Published 05/10/2018

Dennis F. Lynch was elected Chairman of the South County Health System’s Board of Trustees at its May 1 meeting. Mr. Lynch has served on the board since 2012 in such capacities as Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Planning and Market Development Committee and member of the Finance and Performance Improvement Committees. “In...