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Media Relations

AnMed Health welcomes inquiries by members of the media. Our medical staff's expertise covers more than 100 specialties, and many of our clinicians and professional staff are involved in shaping the future of health care on a national level.

Media Contacts

Ross Norton, marketing specialist, (864) 512-3765
Kari Lutz, marketing director, (864) 512-1027

If you need assistance after hours, please call the AnMed Health Switchboard at (864) 512-1000 and ask the operator to contact the Marketing representative on call.

When Inquiring About Patients' Conditions

As long as a patient has not asked that his information be withheld, AnMed Health is happy to assist reporters by providing an update on our patients' conditions. In compliance with federal HIPAA regulations, the following one-word conditions may be provided, only if the inquirer specifically identifies the patient by first and last name:

  • Good – Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. Patient is conscious and comfortable. Indicators are excellent.
  • Fair – Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. Patient is conscious, but may be uncomfortable. Indicators are favorable.
  • Serious – Vital signs may be unstable and not within normal limits. Patient is acutely ill. Indicators are questionable.
  • Critical – Vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits. Patient may be unconscious. Indicators are unfavorable. 
  • Undetermined – Patient is awaiting physician and/or assessment.
In-depth guidelines on releasing patient conditions are available here. These guidelines were reviewed and endorsed by the S.C. Hospital Association, the S.C. Press Association and the S.C. Broadcasters Association.

Company Description

AnMed Health is a 588-bed, not-for-profit health system in Anderson, S.C. The health system is anchored by AnMed Health Medical Center, a 461-bed acute care hospital. AnMed Health also has a satellite North Campus, which includes the 72-bed AnMed Health Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the 55-bed AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a comprehensive Cancer Center, physician offices and the Cardiac and Orthopedic Center. Major service lines include Heart Care, Cancer Care, Women’s and Children’s Services, and a variety of diagnostic and surgical services.

AnMed Health serves an eight-county area covering much of the Upstate and northeast Georgia. The health system’s medical staff includes roughly 400 physicians, and with over 3,600 employees, AnMed Health is Anderson County’s largest employer. In 2009, the health system embarked on a new wave of growth by signing affiliation agreements with Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, N.C., and Cannon Memorial Hospital in Pickens, S.C.

Leadership

John Miller, Chief Executive Officer
Bill Manson, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mike Tillirson, D.O., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Jerry Parrish, Vice President of Financial Affairs and Chief Financial Officer
Tina Jury, RN, Executive Vice President of Patient Care Services
Garrick Chidester, Vice President of Network Operations and Affiliated Services
David deHoll, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs
Doug Douglas, Vice President of Human Resources
David Glymph, Vice President of Clinical Support Services
Michael Cunningham, Vice President of Advancement

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AnMed Health Medical Center
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AnMed Health Cancer Center
AnMed Health Oglesby Center 
AnMed Health Cardiac and Orthopaedic Center
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