- Press Releases
New COVID-19 Booster, Monkeypox Vaccine Available
September 20, 2022
These new vaccines can make a difference in combatting both diseases.
SCHA Foundation Awarded $500K Grant from USDA for Produce Prescription Program to Combat Diabetes
September 13, 2022
The funding was made available under the USDA’s Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) Produce Prescription Program, which provide financial and non-financial incentives to income-eligible individuals and families to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables to improve dietary health.
SCHA/NCHA Launches Carolinas Governance Series on Workforce Launches with New Certification Pathway for Trustees
September 7, 2022
Following the success of the Fall 2021 joint virtual series, NCHA and SCHA have created an expanded and robust certification pathway for hospital trustees, including both a Foundations certification and an advanced certification.
Professional Membership Group Highlight: Mike Puckett
July 13, 2022
Puckett is the Corporate Director of Emergency Management at McLeod Health and a member of the SC Society for Healthcare Emergency Management (SCSHEM).
SCHA Zero Harm Portal is Open Through August 17
July 11, 2022
The application portal includes all 4 Zero Harm Awards and is built to be as painless and time-efficient as possible.
"A Series of Hope" Campaign Continues with Diabetes-Focused Video & Material
June 1, 2022
The first installment released in 2021 looked at cancer, while the latest video in the series tackles diabetes.
Adidas and SCHA Launch Month-Long Retail Partnership to Celebrate SC Healthcare Workforce
April 27, 2022
From May 1 – May 31, all hospital employees in South Carolina are invited to visit the adidas Employee Store for special access to 50% off the latest Adidas gear.
April 2022 Is South Carolina Health Care Decisions Month
April 6, 2022
Although most people recognize the importance of ACP, very few have taken the steps to communicate and document their future health care wishes.
SCHA Recognizes Zero Harm Winners During Patient Safety Week
March 16, 2022
The program was launched in 2014 to prevent medical errors by recognizing hospitals that could demonstrate at least 12 consecutive months without a harm event in specific categories. In 2021, 58 hospitals, representing two-thirds of SCHA members, won at least one award.
March Proclaimed Patient Safety Month by Governor McMaster
March 9, 2022
“South Carolina hospitals have adopted new approaches towards improving quality of care and are now national models for how to become more highly reliable,” according to the proclamation.
It’s Not If, But When: Cybersecurity Tips from SCHA’s John Williams
March 2, 2022
John Williams is SCHA’s Director of Disaster Preparedness and an experienced leader in hospital security and facility management. Feel free to send him your cybersecurity questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSC Health Charleston Wins SCHA 2022 Capstone Award
February 16, 2022
The hospital was selected for its extraordinary and comprehensive commitment to quality of care, developing a healthy workforce and improving community health
Red Cross Declares National Blood Crisis
February 7, 2022
SCHA echoes the national organizations message to give blood if you can.
SC ETV Documentary Celebrating SCHA Centennial to Premiere December 16
December 10, 2021
The documentary will premiere on the SCETV channel on Thursday, December 16 at 9 p.m., and will re-run on Sunday, December 19 at 6 p.m. It will also be shown on the South Carolina Channel on Monday, December 27 at 8 p.m., and on the ETV World Channel on Tuesday, December 28 at noon.
SC Hospitals Earn More Zero Harm Awards As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues
November 10, 2021
Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, which continues to put stress on staffing and equipment, South Carolina hospitals continue to rise to the challenge of putting patient safety first.
Annie Trout Named 2021 Drive to Zero Harm Leadership Award Winner
November 10, 2021
This statewide recognition is awarded annually by SCHA to a South Carolina hospital leader who advances the principles of high reliability to eliminate harm and improve health outcomes.
What is the Future of COVID-19?
November 3, 2021
Despite some fundamental uncertainty, many organizations and researchers have been attempting to project what the weeks and months ahead might look like. And they believe COVID-19 will remain a part of our lives.
New Faces Join HAPAC Board
September 30, 2021
HAPAC works to elect candidates committed to a better state of health for South Carolina.
Celebrating South Carolina Nursing Excellence
September 22, 2021
The 2021 Palmetto Gold Winners are true healthcare leaders in our state
SCHA's Statement on Hospital Vaccine Policy
September 1, 2021
As vaccine mandates have become a politically charged issue, we want our employees and our communities to know where the state's hospitals and health systems stand.
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