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National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16, 2014

(Dillon, SC) - April 16, 2014, is National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). McLeod Medical Center Dillon, along with other national, state and community organizations, urges the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers, and execute written advance directives (healthcare power of attorney and living will) in accordance with South Carolina state laws. Resources are also available at www.nhdd.org.

As a result of National Healthcare Decisions Day, ma...

McLeod Dillon Presented with Zero Harm Awards

McLeod Medical Center Dillon was presented with the South Carolina Certified Zero Harm Award for sustaining zero harm in Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) in its ICU and in Surgical Site Infections (SSI) in Hip Replacements on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 during the 7th Annual SC Transforming Health Symposium.

This recognition is given when a hospital reaches the milestone of zero infections within a consecutive 12-month period. These awards are for fourth quarter 20...

Locklair Elected to Serve ACHE

Columbia, SC— Deborah Locklair, Senior Vice President of McLeod Health and Administrator of McLeod Medical Center Dillon, was elected to the board of directors of the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives for a three-year term beginning March 1, 2014.

Locklair has been part of McLeod Health for the past 25 years, with responsibilities ranging from social worker and discharge planning to administrative chief of staff, and as an administrator with 14 ...

The Original Six Foundation Partners With McLeod Medical Center Dillon For Dillon County Day

First 200 School-Age Children to Get Four Health Screenings Will Receive a Free Sports Ball compliments of Walmart.

Columbia, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley and The Original Six Foundation announced today that Dillon County Day is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Dillon County Day is taking place in partnership with the 25th Annual McLeod Medical Center Dillon Health Fair. The activities will take place at the City of Dillon Wellness Center locat...

McLeod Dillon Hosts Blood Drive - March 20

McLeod Dillon will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, March 20, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the hospital Auxiliary Room.

Based on American Red Cross statistics, there is a patient in need of blood every two seconds. Red blood cells must be used within 42 days, and platelets, a blood component, can only be stored for five days after donation, so the blood supply has to be constantly replenished.

Anyone may some day need blood – you, your family, and you...

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