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McLeod Dillon and the American Cancer Society Encourage Mammograms

(10/23/12) - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The key to celebrating more birthdays – and employment anniversaries – is to stay well. Getting a yearly mammogram is the most important action women can take to find breast cancer early – before physical symptoms develop – when the disease is most treatable. When breast cancer is found early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent.

McLeod Medical Center Dillon has the latest in breast imaging technology with s...

McLeod Dillon Auxiliary Purchases Patient Equipment for Hospital

(10/22/12) - Through their hard work and fundraising efforts, the McLeod Dillon Volunteer Auxiliary has recently purchased a wheelchair and an electrical stimulation/ultrasound unit for the Physical Therapy Department.

"The available wheelchair in the therapy department will assist patient with ambulation difficulties with entering and exiting the department. The wheelchair is also used to teach transfers to patients," said Philip Verjans, Director of Rehabilitative Services.

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McLeod Dillon Radiology Department Receives ACR Accreditation in MRI

(10/18/12) - The Radiology Department at McLeod Medical Center Dillon has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

McLeod Medical Center Dillon has the General Electric (GE) Signa Ovation .35t Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique used by physicians to visualize the internal structure and functi...

McLeod Dillon Recognizes Prematurity Month

(11/11/11) - During the month of November, in observance of Prematurity Awareness Month and World Prematurity Day on November 17, McLeod Medical Center 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 14.5%.

According to Vince Ford, March of Dimes Chapter Board Chair, "We are determined to find and implem...

McLeod Dillon Radiology Department Receives Perfect Score on Mammography Inspection

(8/14/12) - McLeod Medical Center Dillon is pleased to announce that its Radiology Department has received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection by DHEC.

"Receiving a score of 100 percent on our recent MQSA inspection is an honor for McLeod Dillon," said Tim McKinley, Director of Radiology for McLeod Dillon. "This perfect score shows that we have an excellent staff that continuously pursues perfection in their provision of patient care and the deli...

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