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By WorkHealthy America on 11/4/2013 4:29 PM

LCAA logoLowcountry Community Action Agency (LCAA) has been recognized as the first Gold Medal business in South Carolina as part of Working Well, a collaboration between Prevention Partners and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA).   LCAA was confirmed South Carolina’s only Gold Medal business worksite on October 29th for reaching the highest standard of excellence in providing all staff the access and opportunity to be physically active throughout the workday.

By WorkHealthy America on 10/29/2013 1:16 PM

CareCore logoCareCore National has been recognized as the first Gold Apple business in South Carolina as part of Working Well, a collaboration between Prevention Partners and the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA).

By Hospital Systems on 8/19/2013 10:03 AM

 

Guest Blogger April Howe reflects on Oconee Medical Center's win at South Carolina Hospital Association's Cooking Well Invitational in Charleston, SC.

By Hospital Systems on 8/9/2013 1:13 PM

Guest blogger Carol Benefield highlights how Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital became the first two hospitals to receive Gold awards in all three areas of WorkHealthy America.  

By Hospital Systems on 2/11/2013 11:39 AM

Melva Fager Okun, Senior Health Promotion Manager at NC Prevention Partners, shares highlights of a recent trip to Columbia, SC for the annual meeting of the South Carolina Hospital Association. 

By Hospital Systems on 10/29/2012 8:24 AM

Kendyl Schultz, from the South Carolina Hospital Association, discusses the upcoming Working Well Fall Meeting, which will be happening in Columbia, SC on Thursday, November 1. 

By Hospital Systems on 8/14/2012 1:50 PM

Guest blogger Stacey Burch describes highlights of a recent Working Well Center of Excellence site visit where Palmetto Health was recognized with the Gold Apple award.  

By Hospital Systems on 8/8/2012 3:36 PM

Guest blogger Holly Mlodzinski shares new wellness opportunities that have emerged at Hilton Head Hospital as part of their participation in the Working Well initiative. 

By Hospital Systems on 7/30/2012 8:50 AM

On July 27, 2012, the Medical University of South Carolina was recognized with the Gold Star as part of the Working Well initiative.  Guest blogger Susan Johnston describes the challenges they had to overcome to achieve this recognition at MUSC.

By Hospital Systems on 7/24/2012 9:41 AM

Guest bloggers from Georgetown Hospital System describe how they increased employees’ opportunities for physical activity over the last year.

By Hospital Systems on 5/31/2012 2:25 PM

Representatives from NC Prevention Partners and several Working Well Centers of Excellence visited Greenville Hospital System and Baptist Easley Hospital in South Carolina this month.  

By Hospital Systems on 5/9/2012 12:52 PM

Our newest guest blogger, Lisa Kopera, introduces you to Greenville Hospital System – one of the Working Well Centers of Excellence. 

By Hospital Systems on 5/9/2012 10:25 AM

Guest blogger Stacey Burch highlights myHealth Rewards program offerings for employees at Palmetto Health, including a health management program, weight loss competitions, and cafeteria changes.

By Hospital Systems on 4/10/2012 9:03 AM

Guest blogger Kelly Price describes new programs at Baptist Easley Hospital that are designed to support good nutrition and physical activity among employees.

By Hospital Systems on 3/23/2012 2:45 PM

Guest blogger Lindsay Roper highlights how Laurens County Health Care System is working to maintain its Gold Star and Gold Apple awards, while continuing to reach to new goals.

By Hospital Systems on 3/15/2012 12:19 PM

Guest blogger Mark Senn shares some of the exciting initiatives happening at Beaufort Memorial Hospital during a Working Well Center of Excellence site visit. 

By Hospital Systems on 3/15/2012 10:04 AM

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has been recognized by the South Carolina Hospital Association and NC Prevention Partners for providing the highest standard of excellence for the healthy food environments offered to employees, patients and visitors. 

By Hospital Systems on 3/8/2012 11:43 AM

Guest blogger Holly Mlodzinski shares highlights of the first Working Well Center of Excellence site visit at Hilton Head Hospital.

By Hospital Systems on 2/21/2012 8:09 AM

Working Well, a collaboration between the SC Hospital Association and NC Prevention Partners, has recognized the hospitals affiliated with Georgetown Hospital System as the first in the nation to meet its Gold Medal standard.  The Gold Medal recognizes hospitals for establishing a culture of wellness where being active is the norm by providing access and opportunity for physical activity during the workday. 

By Hospital Systems on 2/15/2012 10:00 AM

Guest bloggers from Georgetown Hospital System introduce their wellness programs and their journey with the Working Well initiative.

By Hospital Systems on 2/10/2012 10:00 AM

Guest blogger, Jen Wright, from the SC Hospital Association, discusses the successes of the Working Well initiative over the last year and how it’s making a lasting change in the culture of South Carolina hospitals.

By Hospital Systems on 2/2/2012 10:00 AM

The Medical University of South Carolina will become 100% tobacco-free on March 1, 2012.  Guest blogger Susan Johnston describes the process leading up to this monumental cultural change at MUSC.

By Hospital Systems on 1/26/2012 9:12 AM

 

 

The two organizations with funding from The Duke Endowment join forces on the Working Well Project to help all SC hospital employees be tobacco free, eat well, and exercise for healthier and more productive lives.

By Hospital Systems on 1/24/2012 10:02 AM

 

 

This webinar will focus on the requirements needed for hospitals to earn recognition for having a comprehensive Quit Tobacco System for Employees. 

By Hospital Systems on 12/13/2011 9:24 AM

Guest blogger, Mark Senn, provides an overview of the Employee Wellness Program at Beaufort Memorial Hospital – a Working Well Center of Excellence. 

By Hospital Systems on 12/6/2011 12:00 PM

Guest blogger, Kelly Price – discusses how employee wellness has become a new way of thinking at Baptist Easley Hospital – a Working Well Center of Excellence. 

By Hospital Systems on 11/21/2011 4:58 PM

Guest blogger, Lindsay Roper, discusses the Work 2 Wellness program at Laurens County Health Care Sytem – a Working Well Center of Excellence. 

By Hospital Systems on 11/21/2011 4:30 PM

Working Well, has recognized Georgetown Hospital System as the first system in South Carolina to meet two of its highest awards – the Gold Star and the Gold Apple.

By Hospital Systems on 11/17/2011 9:56 AM

Guest blogger, Anna Fleming, introduces the myHealth Rewards employee wellness program at Palmetto Health – a

 Working Well Center of Excellence.  
By Hospital Systems on 10/26/2011 3:26 PM

 

  

On Tuesday, October 25th, NC Prevention Partners' Hospital Advisory Team met at the North Carolina Hospital Association in Cary. Administrators and staff from hospitals and other public health leaders gathered to hear about the recent successes of NC Prevention Partners.

By Hospital Systems on 10/21/2011 1:26 PM

 

 

The first meeting of the Working Well Advisory Council met on October 21, 2011 in Columbia, South Carolina.

By Hospital Systems on 10/20/2011 1:09 PM

 

 

 

Guest blogger, Susan Johnson, introduces the Employee Wellness program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) – a Working Well Center of Excellence. 
 

By Hospital Systems on 10/18/2011 12:59 PM

 

 

Senior Program Manager, Melva Fager Okun, has been tweeting since July about NC Prevention Partners' work in North Carolina hospitals.

By Hospital Systems on 10/18/2011 11:13 AM

 

 

 

 

Representatives from eight Centers of Excellence in South Carolina gathered for an inaugural meeting.
 

By Hospital Systems on 8/25/2011 3:40 PM

The nine Centers of Excellence are Baptist Easley, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Carolinas Hospital System, Georgetown Hospital System, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Hilton Head Hospital, Laurens County Health Care System, Medical University of South Carolina, and Palmetto Health.


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