Trident Health To Open New Behavioral Health Unit UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:52 p.m.

On Tuesday Oct. 21 at 4:00 p.m., Trident Health will hold a ribbon cutting for its new behavioral health unit, “Lowcountry Transitions at Trident Medical Center.” The $3.9 million inpatient unit is 8,400 square feet and will begin accepting patients on October 23.

Trident Cancer Center Completes $6 Million Expansion UPDATED

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:50 a.m.

On Thursday Sept. 18 at 4:30 p.m., Trident Cancer Center will hold a ribbon cutting for its new expansion. Trident Cancer Center staff and physicians, …

SMC Performs Charleston's First Robotic-Assisted Single-Site Hysterectomy UPDATED

Thursday, September 11, 2014 2:59 p.m.

The South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery has expanded its use of robotic-assisted surgery to offer a single-site hysterectomy procedure.  On …

Trident Health chaplain seeks candidates to help with caring ministry UPDATED

Monday, August 11, 2014 3:57 p.m.

During the past four decades, more than 600,000 people from all walks of life have received special training to care for others in crisis through the …

Taking extra precaution so children aren't left in hot cars UPDATED

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:24 a.m.

The June death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris in metro Atlanta brought national attention to the grim dangers of leaving a child in a heated vehicle. …

Trident Breast Care Center Named South Carolina's Only Center of Excellence UPDATED

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:51 p.m.

Trident Breast Care Center has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for …

Heart attack survivor knows importance of speedy treatment UPDATED

Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:25 p.m.

His symptoms started with nausea, which Keith Lavender thought was due to a drop in his blood sugar. He stopped his yard work for lunch, but one bite …

CEO’s past experience to benefit development of medical office building UPDATED

Monday, July 7, 2014 2:46 p.m.

Lisa Valentine has started in her new role as chief executive officer at Summerville Medical Center (SMC) just as the hospital starts construction on …

Trident Breast Care Center recognized as South Carolina's only Center of Excellence UPDATED

Monday, June 16, 2014 2:11 p.m.

No woman wants to wait on the results of a mammogram – or any follow-up check that might reveal breast cancer. The staff members at Trident …

Summerville Medical Center to build $8 Million Medical Office Building

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:00 p.m.

 On Wednesday, June 25 at 10 a.m. Summerville Medical Center (SMC) will break ground on a 40,000 square foot medical office building. The two-story …

Trident Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Trident Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a STEMI, or ST- …

National Columnist Chaplain Norris Burkes to Speak at Free Event UPDATED

Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:17 p.m.

N. Charleston, S.C. / May 28, 2014 – Over one million people a week read the words of Chaplain Norris Burkes. On Thursday, June 5, the …

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation Week Spotlights Providers UPDATED

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:36 a.m.

Trident, Summerville and Moncks Corner medical centers are celebrating EMS Appreciation Week. On Wednesday, May 21, EMS providers are asked to join …

Mother and daughter both beat cancer UPDATED

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:13 a.m.

Whatever was wrong with her daughter, Marlene Martens could see that it was more serious than a sinus infection. Ann Norris, Marlene's oldest, was …

Trident Recognizes Asthma Awareness Month with Free Event UPDATED

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Revolutionary procedure offers hope for patients with severe asthma Trident Health offers free healthy conversation event N. Charleston, S.C. / May …

Act F.A.S.T when stroke symptoms appear UPDATED

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:09 a.m.

Many of us know the phrase, “Time is muscle,” referring to the need to treat heart attack patients and restore blood flow to the heart …

Sign up for a well-deserved Girls' Night Out UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:13 p.m.

Free massages, tasty treats and more Summerville, S.C. / April 14, 2014 – Ladies, gather your friends and join us for our annual “Girl's …

Trident Health honored with quality achievement awards for heart and stroke care UPDATED

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:17 p.m.

N. Charleston, S.C. / April 16, 2014– Trident Health has received four Get With The Guidelines®- Quality Achievement Awards.  Trident and …

Heart Beats in Sync UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Suzie Green doesn't remember the night her heart stopped beating, but others have told her details.    

Doc at the Door UPDATED

Thursday, April 3, 2014 3:18 p.m.

For Tina Brabham, going to the doctor presented many challenges. Over the course of her life, starting with her teenage years, Brabham has lost use …

Summerville Medical Center Names New CEO UPDATED

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.

Summerville Medical Center (SMC) recently named Lisa Valentine, FACHE as Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2014. She most recently served as …

Donate blood and win a $1,500 gift card UPDATED

Friday, March 7, 2014 4:08 p.m.

On Friday, March 14, Trident Medical Center (TMC) will host a blood drive for the community from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The drive will take place in …

Trident Medical Center doctors first in state to use new blood clot removal system UPDATED

Friday, February 28, 2014 8:54 a.m.

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, Trident Medical Center became the first hospital in South Carolina to perform a endovascular large burden blood clot removal. …

Summerville Medical Center CEO Lou Caputo Named CEO of StoneCrest Medical Center UPDATED

Friday, January 31, 2014 2:49 p.m.

Trident Health announced today that Louis Caputo, CEO at Summerville Medical Center (SMC) has accepted the position of CEO at TriStar StoneCrest …

Trident Health Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program UPDATED

Friday, January 10, 2014 10:15 a.m.

One of ten hospitals selected nationwide. The Heart Center at Trident Health has been selected as one of 10 hospitals in the country to …

Red Cross urges winter blood donations UPDATED

Thursday, December 26, 2013 12:12 p.m.

The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving. But for families dealing with a cancer …

Trident Health Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program UPDATED

Thursday, December 19, 2013 11:10 a.m.

One of ten hospitals selected nationwide   The Heart Center atTrident Healthhas been selected as one of 10 hospitals in the country to participate …

Heart attack risk spikes with winter holidays UPDATED

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 10:53 a.m.

If Christmas past is any indication, the statistics for holiday heart attacks are scarier than Ebenezer Scrooge. An earlier study of U.S. data from …

Trident Health’s Sepsis Program Receives National Recognition UPDATED

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:00 p.m.

First Charleston area hospitals to meet Sepsis standards   Trident and Summerville Medical Centers have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold …

Joint Commission Names Trident Health to Nation’s Top Hospital List UPDATED

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:06 p.m.

For the third year in a row, the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has recognized Trident Health as a …

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