Simulation Lab Offers McLeod Loris Seacoast Employees Unique Hands-On Trainin

(3/16/12) - The clinical staff at McLeod Loris Seacoast were given a unique educational opportunity to practice real life scenarios on life-like human mannequin models in Coastal Carolina Health Alliance’s visiting Mobile Simulation Lab. The mobile lab provides healthcare professionals with firsthand simulation training experiences that bridge the gap between traditional classroom learning and performing actual procedures on patients. It provides an interactive educational opportunity that ...

Laurie Williamson Named Nursing Director at Loris Extended Care

(3/15/12) - Loris Extended Care Center's new Director of Nursing, Laurie Williamson, says she is excited about the challenge ahead. The Extended Care Center (ECC) is an 88-bed nursing home, sub-acute and rehabilitation center located on the McLeod Loris campus.

As a former administrator of Shoreland Healthcare and Quality Nurse Consultant for Liberty Management, Williamson brings over 14 years of administrative and quality experience. As director of nursing at the ECC, Williamson will...

McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

(1/18/12) - McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals. The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced on-site evaluation at both locations earlier this month. The three-year accreditation recognizes the dedication at McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's nati...

McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit Screens 15,000th Patient

For more than seven years, the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit has made a significant impact on the lives of women across Northeastern South Carolina, detecting a total of 65 cases of breast cancer in more than eleven counties throughout the region.

On May 29, 2015, Christy Evans became the 15,000th patient to receive a mammogram on the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit during a visit to Hope Health on Cheves Street.

"I was somewhat anxious to have my first mammogram, but my exper...

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