Spotlight: Health Systems
There are two primary health care networks in Greenville, South Carolina: Greenville Health System and the faith-based Bon Secours Health System. Find out more in this week’s blog post.
Greenville Health System
Greenville Health System is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in South Carolina, with eight inpatient hospitals and more than 100 outpatient facilities and affiliated doctor offices throughout the Upstate. It is one if the largest employers in the area, with a staff of more than 15,000 doctors, nurses and other employees. Greenville Health System is also home to a four-year medical school in The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.
In June 2017, Greenville Health System announced a partnership with Palmetto Health in Columbia to create a new, not-for-profit health company. With the affiliation’s collective scale, scope and resources, it aims to improve patient experiences, clinical quality and access to care, and address rising health care costs.
Find out more at www.ghs.org.
Bon Secours Health System
The Sisters of Bon Secours formed Bon Secours Health System in 1983 to provide health care operations that preserves the Catholic tradition of providing quality care to all, especially to those who are poor, sick and dying. The system has facilities in
Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina, as well as several communities in Virginia and New York, and one community each in Kentucky and Florida.
There are several Bon Secours locations in the Upstate, but two of the primary facilities are:
- Francis Downtown, a 245-bed hospital that includes the St. Francis Outpatient Center
- Francis Eastside, a 93-bed hospital and two medical office buildings
Find out more at https://bonsecours.com/greenville.