South County Health News

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.

Mark Your Calendar! Car Seat Safety Check

Mark Your Calendar! Car Seat Safety Check

Published 07/17/2017

EVENT Saturday, September 16: Stop by South County Health’s FREE safety event where trained installers and members of the EGPD will check your child seat for safety.

Athletes beware: Don’t play through the pain

Athletes beware: Don’t play through the pain

Published 07/11/2017

Contrary to its name, tennis elbow doesn’t just affect tennis players. According to Charlotte Moriarty, MD, PhD, who specializes in sports medicine at OrthoRI - South County, it is one of many common overuse injuries people can easily avoid.

Ultra-violet light disinfection system fights infections

Ultra-violet light disinfection system fights infections

Published 07/03/2017

At South County Hospital a robotic device was recently added to the Environmental Service staff to help create a virtually germ-free environment in operating rooms, isolation rooms, and other patient areas.