Newspaper with the word "News" on it.

The Benefits of Rooming In

"Bonding with your new baby in a nurturing, family environment is important from the beginning," said Dr. Joseph Wangeh, McLeod Pediatrics Dillon. This is why McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, and McLeod Dillon, Dillon, SC, have introduced family-centered care, which focuses on keeping the mother and her baby together.

"Rooming in, meaning the baby stays in mom's room during her hospital stay, allows parents to be active participants in the care of their new baby and take ...

McLeod Dillon Recognizes Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. 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 coverage, helping women quit smoking, and preventing unnecessary early c-sections, more babies can get a healthy start in life and are all areas of foc...

McLeod Medical Center Dillon Announces New Community Advisory Board Members

McLeod Medical Center Dillon announces new members and officers for the hospital's Community Advisory Board.

Donna Edwards (Latta, SC), Manager, First Citizens Bank, has joined the Board.

Don Stout (Dillon, SC), Retired Vice President of Manufacturing, Dillon Yarn, has agreed to serve as Chairman and Felix McLellan, Jr. (Dillon, SC), President, Dillon Insurance Agency, has agreed to serve as Vice Chairperson for the year 2015.

The following members have been re-appoint...

McLeod Dillon Participates in Statewide Training Efforts Aimed to Improve Birth Outcomes

On Monday, October 26, 2015, McLeod Dillon OB/GYN physicians and labor and delivery nurses participated in a new state-of-the-art mobile simulation training program. Offered by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), SimCOACH™, the first mobile simulation laboratory in South Carolina and one of only a few in the nation, is aimed at improving health outcomes for moms and babies in South Carolina. This education is part of the South Carolina Birth Outcomes Ini...

Elaine McElveen Named Director of Hospitalist Program at McLeod Dillon

McLeod Medical Center Dillon is pleased to announce that Elaine McElveen, RN, has been named Director of the Hospitalist Program. In her new role, Elaine will also oversee the case management department.

"Hospitalists and Case Managers are vitally important in healthcare today and play an essential role in hospitals and health systems," said Elaine. "These clinicians are responsible for ensuring that patient care is delivered appropriately to every patient. Collaborative partnerships ...

The information on this site is intended to increase your awareness and understanding of specific health issues and
services at McLeod Health. It should not be used for diagnosis or as a substitute for health care by your physician.
To report technical issues, please contact us. Public Access to Information or To Report a Concern.

©2012 McLeod Health. Download Vendor Code of Conduct | HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices | Patient Bill of Rights
Report a Concern | Visitation | Download McLeod Health Mission & Values