Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center
295 Midland Parkway, 29485
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Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center

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Facility Type: Short Term Acute Care
Teaching Hospital: Yes

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Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, sleep lab, and women's services, including "home-like" birthing suites. Trident Health System has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry. __________________________________________________ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGYTrident Health System-Summerville is now offering potential emergency room patients how long the wait is before they make the trip. Patients can text 23000 with the word ER in the text body to find out the wait time from their cell phone. Electronic Health Record (EHR) – With EHR, access to patient health information is simplified and patient safety and quality improved. Our hospitals have brought numerous clinical components for the EHR on-line through major investments in technology. Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) –The PACS system immediately digitizes images such as X-rays, and other scans including CT, MRI and PET, so they can be stored and electronically viewed on screens anywhere. This enables doctors and other health care professionals to access the images, even remotely, and to compare new images with previous images at the touch of a button. Electronic Medication Bar Coding System (eMAR) – We led a national effort to reduce medication errors by placing this system in all of our hospitals. Bar codes on medications are scanned at the patient's bedside, providing our clinical staff with an effective tool to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication at the right time through the right route.

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 Top Procedures and Diagnoses:

  • Heart Failure
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Sepsis
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Gastrointestinal Bleed
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures (Angioplasty/ Stent)
  • Stroke
  • Heart Attack
  • Hip Fracture Repair


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    16 December 2018, 08:57
  • I would not recommend this hospital if one has mental health issues. They are rude and disrepectful to people. Their quality of care us lousy also.
    04 December 2018, 08:01
  • Terrible hospital; employees do not get paid what they are worth and not a place for a family.
    09 November 2018, 12:36