March Madness hoopla is here and Roper St. Francis has been sticking to our game plan (which is going for excellence, always) and we’re pleased to announce that we recently scored three for three on some pretty crunch shots. Every year, hospitals around the country get scrutinized by Truven Health Analytics, a leading, objective national healthcare consulting …
Cid is a therapy dog at Roper Hospital. He and his owner Jean bring comfort and affection to the hospital’s patients and staff. Watch Cid share his gift and learn more about how he became a therapy dog.
Every week for the past 12 years, Thelma Bowling joined the Friday team of volunteers at Roper Hospital at 8 a.m. on the dot.
Believe it or not, oxygen is my new drug of choice. Naturally, I’ve been breathing it since birth, but each breath contains only 21 percent oxygen. When you need help healing, you go with the hard stuff, 100 proof.
When Walter’s kidney stone pain struck it was excruciating. Luckily, Walter was able to get fast relief at the Kidney Stone Center of Charleston.
A few years ago Richard Gallier had a heart catheterization at Roper Hospital and realized the guy wheeling him out of surgery was older than he was. “How do you get a job like this?” he asked, and the volunteer steered him toward the best job he’s ever had.
I recently was admitted to Roper St. Francis Hospital on two different occasions. I cannot say enough about the Health Care Team. It started at the front door. My car was parked, I was met and carried straight to my room. My doctor, Dr. William Carter, will be “my doctor” for life!