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System News

Here’s a complete list of current and archived press releases, keeping you abreast of the latest news and information about our health system.


11/19/2014 Flu cases on the rise , WCSC - Live 5 News
11/10/2014 New parking deck to be built at Roper Hospital
11/6/2014 Roper St. Francis Bloodless Medicine Program recognized with two awards
10/29/2014 New technology gives Roper cancer patient hope, WCIV - ABC News 4
10/15/2014 Breast cancer patient: 'I don't have that fear hanging over my head', WCIV - ABC News 4
10/8/2014 Free sports injury clinics aid Lowcountry high school athletes, The Post and Courier
10/1/2014 RSF Foundation unveils new philanthropy wall in Roper Hospital lobby
9/30/2014 Roper St. Francis named one of the top 5 winners in the 2014 Best Hospital IT Departments competition, Healthcare IT News
9/28/2014 Summerville couple joins club of grieving parents who have lost babies before birth, The Post and Courier
9/26/2014 Wound, Ostomy, Continence nurses at Roper St. Francis are ready to treat or educate wherever they are needed, ADVANCE for Nurses magazine
9/25/2014 Roper Hospital named one of the top 125 hospitals with great orthopedic programs, Becker's Hospital Review
9/25/2014 Roper St. Francis employee survives heart attack, becomes ‘Heart Hero’ for Lowcountry Heart Walk, West Of
9/22/2014 Roper St. Francis leader in Lowcountry conducting complex minimally-invasive lung surgery for cancer
9/19/2014 Roper St. Francis remembers the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo
9/17/2014 Ryan White program manager discusses AIDS Walk and Red Ribbon 5K, WCIV - ABC News 4
9/11/2014 Doctors explain the difference between Enterovirus 68 and the common cold, WCSC-TV Live 5 News
9/10/2014 Roper St. Francis Cancer Care achieves Gold-level Commendation
9/9/2014 'Unusually severe' respiratory virus outbreak suspected in Lowcountry, The Post and Courier
9/8/2014 Roper St. Francis Foundation hires new leader, The Post and Courier
8/27/2014 Roper St. Francis employee says "I do" at Roper Hospital, WCIV- ABC News 4
8/25/2014 Chaplaincy program teaches students to assist hospital patients facing illness and death, The Post and Courier
8/13/2014 Eric Jackson wins Roper St. Francis' most prestigious honor, the President’s Humanitarian Award
8/11/2014 Roper St. Francis hires national leader for Berkeley County development
8/10/2014 Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital blesses documents to maintain Magnet status, The Post and Courier
8/10/2014 Grant aids St. Francis with new cancer treatment, The Greenville News
8/4/2014 Share Our Suzy helps families fight breast cancer's financial toll, The Post and Courier
8/1/2014 Joan Perry – Volunteer Director and Sidewalk Curator, Lowcountry Sun
7/22/2014 ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative, The Moultrie News
7/16/2014 New program helps low-income and uninsured living east of the Cooper River, WCBD-TV News 2
7/15/2014 Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital ranks No. 4 in S.C. on U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list
7/11/2014 Roper Hospital implants subcutaneous ICD in patient, WCBD-TV News 2
7/6/2014 Historical tablet found under tarp in Charleston parking garage, The Post and Courier
7/2/2014 Professional of the Month: Herbie West, CBET , TechNation
6/23/2014 Hospitals Test Different Approaches to Improve Access in Rural Areas of South Carolina, The Post and Courier
6/23/2014 Some S.C. Patients in 'Obamacare' Coverage Gap Qualify for Free Primary Care, The Post and Courier
6/23/2014 HIV Infections in Charleston Area Continue to Climb, WCSC-TV Live 5 News
6/23/2014 CDC: Inactive People with Disabilities More Likely to Develop Cancer, Other Chronic Diseases, The Post and Courier
6/18/2014 Teens Learn Medical Skills at Roper St. Francis Camps, The Post and Courier
6/18/2014 Local Doctors Explore New Frontier with Google Glass, The Post and Courier
6/11/2014 Roper St. Francis Physician Named Man of the Year
6/11/2014 Business Journal Names Honorees for Influential Women in Business Awards , Charleston Regional Business Journal
6/9/2014 Clark Academy Senior Graduates from Hospital Bed, The Post and Courier
6/9/2014 HRMC Cancer Care Could Impact up to 60,000 People in S.C., The Hampton County Guardian
6/5/2014 100 Great Community Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review
6/4/2014 Roper Hospital’s Palliative Care Program Earns Recertification
6/3/2014 Report: Hospitals Charge Medicare Vastly Different Amounts for Same Procedures, The Post and Courier
5/29/2014 Axial Exchange and Becker’s Hospital Review Announce Results of First Ever National Patient Engagement Ranking
5/28/2014 HRMC to Bring Cancer Specialist, Chemotherapy and More to Hampton County, The Hampton County Guardian
5/22/2014 Expert: MERS Cases in U.S. Likely to Rise, S.C. Prepared, WCSC-TV Live 5 News
5/22/2014 Roper Announces Medical Offices Project, The Berkeley Independent
5/19/2014 Roper St. Francis’ Three Hospitals Rank Nationally for Patient Engagement
5/13/2014 Hospitals Take Different Paths to Meet Nursing Plan, Spartanburg Herald-Journal
5/11/2014 Hospitals Take Different Paths to Meet Nursing Plans, Spartanburg Herald-Journal
5/9/2014 Roper Working on Berkeley Co. Site , Charleston Regional Business Journal
5/7/2014 Roper Announces New Facility at Carnes Crossroads, WCIV- ABC News 4
5/7/2014 Roper St. Francis Unveils Plans for New Berkeley County Project, The Post and Courier
4/29/2014 Roper St. Francis Announces New Vice President of Human Resources
4/29/2014 NeuroQuest: First Result of SC-Israel Mission
4/25/2014 Truven Health Analytics Reveals Top Health Systems, PharmacyChoice.com
4/24/2014 Savor a Meal, Save a Life and Help Fight AIDS, WCSC Live 5 TV
4/23/2014 Safe Surgery 2015 Intends to Save Lives in S.C. Operating Rooms, The Post and Courier
4/21/2014 Truven's 15 Top systems: Consistency boosts quality, Modern Healthcare
4/21/2014 New Roper Research Institute Helps Lure Israeli Biotech Firm, Charleston City Paper
4/8/2014 Sit-to-Stand and Treadmill Desks Gain Foothold in Charleston, The Post and Courier
4/5/2014 Hunt for Snake Near Starting Line of Bridge Run, WCIV - News 4
4/3/2014 Letter to the Editor: Reduce Obesity, The Post and Courier
3/24/2014 Success Varies Across S.C. in Enrolling Uninsured Patients in Medicaid Expansion Alternative, The Post and Courier
3/20/2014 Deadline Approaches for Affordable Care Act Sign-Up, WCSC Live 5 News
3/20/2014 Health Care Experts Make Case for Medicaid Expansion at Roper Hospital, The Post and Courier
3/7/2014 Roper St. Francis Named Top Hospital for Patient Care and Outcomes
3/5/2014 Statement From Roper St. Francis on Patient Privacy
3/3/2014 Birth Outcomes Initiative, S.C. Medicaid focus on Reducing C-Sections, The Post and Courier
3/3/2014 Robotic Suit Helps Some Walk Again, First in South Carolina, WCSC-TV Live 5 News
2/26/2014 Roper Hospital Announces First Exoskeleton Technology in S.C.
2/26/2014 Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital Achieves Pathway to Excellence® Designation
2/21/2014 West Ashley Senior Center Likely Will Open in 2016, The Post and Courier
2/21/2014 2014 Charleston Heart Ball Art & Wine Auction Set for Saturday, Moultrie News
2/21/2014 Antidepressant Holds Promise in Treating Alzheimer's Agitation , Health News Network
2/21/2014 Local Doctor Helps Haitian Woman Walk Again, WCIV-TV Live 5
2/12/2014 Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Debate in South Carolina Not a 'Dead Issue', The Post and Courier
2/10/2014 How Healthy is Your Heart?, Charleston Living
2/6/2014 CVS Caremark Plans to Stop Selling Tobacco Products, WCIV-TV News 4
2/5/2014 Miler, Heritage Win Business of Year, The Summerville Journal Scene
2/5/2014 Roper Recognized, The Summerville Journal Scene
2/5/2014 Roper Hospital Recognized, The Berkeley Independent
2/4/2014 March of Dimes to Host March for Babies Kick Off, The Post and Courier
1/31/2014 Roper Hospital Included in Top 5 Percent for Clinical Care
1/28/2014 Roper St. Francis Patient-Care Facility Closings and Info
1/27/2014 Former Gamecocks Coach Holtz Built the Foundation for Success, The Post and Courier
1/24/2014 Local Experts React to FDA Announcement about Food Label Overhaul, The Post and Courier
1/22/2014 Sun City Residents Attend Wellness Day Expo, Sun City Community Association
1/22/2014 The Trendlines Group Signs Collaboration Agreement with Roper St. Francis
1/22/2014 2 Your Health: Palm Scanning Technology at Roper St. Francis, WCBD-TV News 2
1/22/2014 Holt's USC Legacy, The Post and Courier
1/21/2014 The Trendlines Group Signs Collaboration Agreement with Roper St. Francis, The Sacramento Bee
1/21/2014 Medicare Posts Hospitals' 'Clean and Dirty Laundry' on Hospital Compare Website, The Post and Courier
1/21/2014 Other Charleston Hospitals Reject MUSC Argument that More NICUs Would Increase Infant Mortality, The Post and Courier
1/17/2014 Berkeley County School Officials React After TB is Confirmed at Stratford High, WCBD-TV News 2
1/17/2014 Local Heart Attack Survivor Among 7 National Spokeswomen for Go Red for Women Campaign, The Post and Courier
1/14/2014 Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs, Becker's Hospital Review
1/7/2014 Charleston Doctor Aids in National Study Showing Vitamin E May Ease Alzheimer's, The Post and Courier
1/6/2014 Roper St. Francis Foundation Receives Donation from Mt. Pleasant Manor, Moultrie News
1/6/2014 3 More Flu Deaths Reported in South Carolina, The Post and Courier
1/3/2014 Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs, Becker's Hospital Review