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Peter J. Kennebeck Named Director of Engineering at McLeod Dillon

McLeod Dillon is pleased to announce that Peter J. Kennebeck has been named Director of Engineering.  "I am looking forward to this new opportunity to use my God given talents and life work experience to fulfill the McLeod core values of service excellence here in Dillon," said Peter.  "The goal of our maintenance team is to build a safe location for our visitors and employees that will allow us to continue to provide medical excellence for our patients."

In his new role, Pe...

McLeod Dillon Hosts Blood Drive - July 2

McLeod Dillon will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 2, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the hospital Auxiliary Room. Donors will receive a free Independence Day Holiday Red Cross cap and a chance to win one of five $3,000 American Express gift cards.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, ...

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

On May 9, 2013, to honor Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (May), the staff of the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy traveled to Dillon to celebrate the work and dedication of local providers, legislators, and community members who are doing great things throughout the county. A proclamation was signed acknowledging May as National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.

The visit to Dillon was hosted by the Dillon County Teen Pregnancy Task Force, led by McLeod Dillon, and Dillon County C...

Lucinda Stroud, RN, Named Director of McLeod Dillon Adult and Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit

McLeod Medical Center Dillon is pleased to announce that Lucinda Stroud, RN, has been named Directors of the Adult and Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit.

Lucinda has been in healthcare for 30 years and has been a registered nurse since 1987.

"I was hospitalized at the age of five. My nurse made a lasting impression. This experience played a major role in my decision to become a nurse. I wanted to help those that were sick," said Lucinda.

In her new role, Lucinda will res...

McLeod Dillon Awarded an “A” for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

McLeod Medical Center Dillon was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents, and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts o...

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