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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...

Dillon County Residents Receive McLeod Scholarships

(8/06/12) - Six area residents were awarded $9,000 in Scholarships through McLeod Dillon and the McLeod Health Foundation. Each was recognized at a luncheon on July 27, 2012, at McLeod Dillon. All recipients have plans of pursuing careers in health care.

In 2001, the McLeod Dillon Auxiliary established the Chellis B. Ellis Nursing Scholarship in memory of Mrs. Chellis B. Ellis. Mrs. Ellis was a dedicated member of the Auxiliary, and she was also a nurse. Olivia Jules Price was the rec...

McLeod Dillon Nuclear Medicine Department Receives ACR Accreditation

(6/19/12) - The nuclear medicine department at McLeod Medical Center Dillon has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material, given to the patient by ingestion or injection, to diagnose and treat a variety of disease, including many types of cancers, heart disease, and certain other abnormalities wit...

Joel Lee Named Director of Engineering at McLeod Dillon

(5/18/12) - McLeod Dillon is pleased to announce that Joel Lee has been named Director of Engineering. "I look forward to the continued growth and development of the Engineering Department. The services provided by this team have expanded over the past several years, and I look forward to its continued success," said Joel. "Our day-to-day operations will be built around continuous survey readiness as well as the maintenance and enhancement of our facility."

In his new role, Joel will ...

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