Archive | January, 2010

LMC Director Contributes Article to National Publication

Mark Shelley, Lexington Medical Center’s director of marketing and advertising, was recently published in the January 2010 issue of Healthcare Marketing Advisor, one of the health care industry’s leading marketing publications. Shelley contributed an article about how organizations can use hive marketing and social media vehicles to energize brand advocates. The article gives extremely practical information for how marketing professionals can use LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to communicate successfully with supporters of a given brand. Previously, Shelley has contributed articles to the Alternative Health Journal and Healthcare Marketing Advisor. He is scheduled to be a featured speaker this spring at the Fifteenth National Forum on Customer Based Marketing Strategies in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference is produced by the Forum for Healthcare Strategists.

Lexington Medical Center voted one of the Most Trusted Businesses and Professionals in S.C.

Lexington Medical Center was honored to be voted one of the Most Trusted Businesses and Professionals in South Carolina by PalmettoBizBuzz.

PalmettoBizBuzz helps consumers find the most trusted businesses and professionals in South Carolina. PalmettoBizBuzz prides itself on taking the guesswork out of choosing a local business by providing reviews and ratings from other consumers.

To read the other reviews of Lexington Medical Center on PalmettoBizBuzz click here:
http://www.palmettobizbuzz.com/listings/Lexington%20Medical%20Center/289819#reviews

Lexington Medical Center Among 10 Honored for Organ Donation Rates

The Index Journal announced after the first of the year, that Lexington Medical Center was honored as one of the top 10 hospitals in South Carolina to gain recognition for achieving an in increasing the number of organs available for transplantation.

South Carolina’s 10 winners were among 428 hospitals across the nation to receive the Department of Health and Human Services’ Medal of Honor for Organ Donation.

Each hospital was selected for achieving and maintaining national goals for donation, including a donation rate of 75 percent or more of eligible donors at their facilities. This means three out of every four medically eligible donors became donors at Lexington Medical Center.

According to statistics, there are more than 100,000 people in the United States waiting for organ transplants, and the list is growing each day.

For more information about Organ Donation at Lexington Medical Center please visit: http://www.lexmed.com/patients/health-care-decisions/.