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McLeod Dillon Announces New Community Advisory Board Members

(1/16/13) - McLeod Dillon announces the addition of four new members to its Community Advisory Board.  Kathryn Bumgardner, Community Volunteer, Chairman of the Dillon Christian Preschool and Childcare Center Board, Dillon; Larry Floyd, Robeson Insurance Co, Fairmont, NC; Mike Reaves, Mike Reaves Livestock, Inc., Rowland NC; and Don Stout, Vice President of Manufacturing, Dillon Yarn, Dillon. Glenn Greene, III, First Bank, Latta, has agreed to serve as Chairman and Douglas Lynn, Dillon...

Dr. Michael Sutton, McLeod Orthopaedics Dillon: Living with Arthritis

(12/27/12) - It is estimated that one in three Americans have some form of arthritis or joint pain. “Arthritis is caused when the cartilage that cushions the bones softens and wears away, causing the bones to rub against one another,” said Dr. Michael Sutton, McLeod Orthopaedics Dillon. "There are different types of Arthritis among adults. Rheumatoid, Traumatic and Osteoarthritis are 3 types," according to Dr. Sutton. "Rheumatoid arthritis causes inflammation that can cause damage to th...

McLeod Dillon Auxiliary Name Officers for 2013

(12/13/12) - The McLeod Medical Center Dillon Volunteer Auxiliary held its annual meeting on November 14, 2012, at Twin Lakes Country Club in Dillon, SC. Officers were named to serve in leadership roles for the upcoming year. The officers for the 2013 year will be Patti McInnis, President, Barbara Manning, Vice President, Beth Cottingham, Treasurer, Linda Dutton, Secretary, Christine Carmichael, Director, and Dale Hardaway, Director.  The Hospital Auxiliary promotes McLeod Medical Cente...

McLeod Dillon Laboratory Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

(11/21/12) - McLeod Medical Center Dillon has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in laboratories. The accreditation award recognizes McLeod Dillon’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. McLeod Dillon underwent a rigorous unannounced on-site survey in August, 2012. A Joint Commission e...

McLeod Dillon Recognizes Prematurity Month 2012

(11/21/12) - November is Prematurity Awareness Month. The Birthing Center at McLeod Dillon and McLeod OB/GYN Dillon have placed purple ribbons on their entrance doors to raise awareness of premature births. The March of Dimes 2020 goal for preterm birth rates is 9.6%. South Carolina’s current preterm birth rate is 14.2%. Every year, 15 million babies are born too soon, and more than 1 million die. At least 75 percent of these deaths can be prevented. By improving access to health care c...

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