Did you know you can help usher in the future of healthcare, right in your own backyard? The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville is creating tomorrow's physicians today, thanks to our passionate donors.
The Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System (GHS) provides advanced medical, surgical and radioation treatments and the latest technology in the fight against cancer. In conjunction with the Cancer Centers of the Carolinas, the center offers patients access to a program unique to the Upstate: the Oncology Multidisciplinary Center (MDC). GHS Cancer Institute is approved by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and provides complete cancer care including sophisticated diagnostic capabilities, fellowship-trained surgical oncologists, the latest treatments, leading-edge research, patient education, home care, and support groups.
Here's an example of a Cancer Institute program that needs your support:
Helps adults with cancer move on past the challenges of their disease by decreasing fatigue, increasing strength and improving quality of life.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and nurses in Cancer Services!
From primary care to specialty care, Greenville Health System's Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding medical care for every child. We care for the whole child, recognizing that a child's needs are not limited to the medical aspects of treatment. We are also committed to serving the emotional well-being of the patients, their parents and their siblings.
Children's Hospital serves as the region's source for pediatric care. Physicians, board-certified in multiple pediatric sub-specialties and experienced in advanced medicine, treat more than 80,000 infants, children and adolescents each year. Pediatric radiologists and anesthesiologists are on-sire around the clock, providing expert care specifically tailored to the needs of children, including critically ill and premature newborns.
Here, physicians, nurses, therapists and other clinicians approach patient care through the eyes of a child. From pediatric-sized medical equipment to patient room decor, innovative care is delivered in a child-friendly environment.
Here's an example of a Children's Hospital program that needs your support:
Virtual Toy Drive
Virtual Toy Drive gives potential donors the opportunity to purchase items on virtualtoydrive.org that will go directly to children being treated in Children's Hospital.
Please click here and make a gift to help the patients, families and nurses in Children's Services!
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for hospitalized children in more than 170 children's hospitals. CMN Hospitals' partners conduct thousands of special events and grassroots fundraisers year-round. Corporate partners sell Miracle Balloons, radio and television stations broadcast stories of medical miracles, and college students hold Dance Marathons. Donations to CMN Hospitals create miracles by funding medical care, research and education that save and improve the lives of 17 million children each year. Through continuous efforts to help kids, CMN has raised more than $3.4 billion since 1983, most of which was donated a few dollars at a time by caring individuals.
The local CMN Hospitals affiliate is Children's Hospital at GHS, which serves upstate South Carolina, western North Carolina, and northeastern Georgia. This year alone, GHS Children's Hospital will provide charity care worth millions, and it depends on community support to help fund its vital services. In partnership with our top CMN Hospitals sponsor, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, Children's Hospital has raised $6.5 million since 1992.
Here's an example of how you can help support CMN Hospitals:
Children's Hospital Radiothon
The Radiothon shares patient and family stories through area radio stations during a three-day stretch in the fall, giving listeners a better understanding of both the every day miracles at Children's Hospital and how their gifts impact our youngest patients. This year's Children's Hospital Radiothon is scheduled for Sept. 19-20. Click here to learn more.
Please make a gift to help patients at Children's Hospital through CMN Hospitals.
The Drive Scholars program benefits students in the GHS Medical Experience Academy, which educates and provides advanced training for students interested in health care. When you give to the Drive Scholars program, your gift directly supports area high school and college students. These students gain invaluable insight as they dive into the clinical world, learn first-hand about daily duties and chart their future path in health care.
Please make a gift to Drive Scholars!
The most innovative and comprehensive cardiac care in the Upstate can be found at the Heart Institute of GHS. Annually, more than 10,000 patients choose GHS for cardiac care. GHS has one of the largest groups of fellowship-trained cardiovascular surgeons in South Carolina. Our experienced cardiac surgical group performs state-of-the-art heart surgery, including endarterectomy, beating heart surgery, surgical ventricle restoration, mitral valve repair and MAZE procedures, with outstanding outcomes.
Here's an example of a Heart Services program that needs your support:
The HeartLife program helps patients improve tehir overall cardiovascular health and avoid problems through medically directed exercise, nutrition counseling, and stress reduction techniques.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and nurses in Heart Services!
Institute for Translational Oncology Research (ITOR)
Institute for Translational Oncology Research (ITOR) of Greenville Health System (GHS) represents a new model of hope in the war against cancer. With a vision to establish an international destination center that develops and delivers innovative, personalized cancer therapies, ITOR of GHS is transforming cancer care on multiple levels. The institute provides Upstate South Carolina patients with some of the most advanced cancer treatments available anywhere in the world while facilitating pioneering research on life-saving cancer drugs.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and staff at ITOR!
GHS Neurological Institute offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of neurology-related conditions. Under the direction of medical director, Fredy Revilla, MD, the Institute has grown to nine divisions, deepened clinical capabilities and improved patient access.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and staff at the Neurological Institute!
Safe Kids® Upstate
Safe Kids® Upstate, led by GHS Children's Hospital, is an injury prevention coalition with more than 70 community partners who join together to prevent childhood injuries and deaths in upstate South Carolina. Safe Kids® Upstate plans community events and educational programs focusing on many safety initiatives: Car Seat Safety, School Safety, Home Safety, Bicycle Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Fire Safety, Water Safety, and Sports Safety. Because of high public demand for our programs, we are now in three counties: Greenville, Pickens, and Oconee.
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital (RCP), winner of the highly-regarded MLK Award, aims to promote improved function and health of individuals with physical and/or cognitive impairments. The 53-bed facility provides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation for orthopedic, neurology, and neurosurgery patients. RCPRH operates South Carolina's only CARF-certified Traumatic Brain Injury inpatient and outpatient program, inpatient and outpatient Spinal Cord Program, Amputee and Pediatric Specialty Program. RCPRH was also the first rehabilitation hospital in South Carolina to become CARF-accredited in Stroke Rehabilitation. Additionally. the hospital operates the state's only Drivers Rehabilitation Program.
Here's an example of a Heart Services program that needs your support:
The Peace House
The Peace House provides a home-away-from-home for RCP patients and families (including veterans) during extended treatment.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and nurses at RCP!
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
The University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville combats South Carolina's physician shortage by providing a pivotal pipeline for students, many of whom are South Carolina residents, to prepare for and establish a healthcare career. When you give to medical scholarships at the USC School of Medicine Greenville, you're ensuring that tomorrow's physicians can begin their path to a medical career today. Because data suggests many of these new physicians will remain in the Upstate, your gift also builds the future of quality healthcare for your community.
Please make a gift to help students at the USC School of Medicine Greenville!
GHS Women's Hospital addresses a wide array of medical needs and services for females in the Upstate, including gynecology, obstetrics, breast health, high risk pregnancy, fertility issues, and reconstructive surgery. Here are just a few of the Women's Hospital programs that need your support:
Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs)
PASOs seeks to fight the high rate of birth defects and pregnancy complications among Latina women by providing education and training services free of charge.
Provides support to families who suffer the death of a child in the hospital.
Every Woman helps women of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds achieve and maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle through prevention, early detection, and appropriate medical interventions available through GHS.
Please make a gift to help the patients, families and nurses in Women's Hospital!