South County Health News

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.

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.