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Our Mission,Vision and Purpose

At Tidelands Health, we believe better health is the foundation to living a better life.  When we are healthy, we are able to live life to its fullest – enjoying our family, our friends, our community and our home.

That’s why our health system’s employee, physician and volunteer partners are united in a shared mission, a forward-thinking vision and a common purpose.

Our Mission

We help people live better lives through better health.

Our Vision

We will be our region's first choice for health and wellness.

Our Purpose

Better health begins here.

For all of us, these words are a call to action. They remind us why our work matters – to every person and every family we touch each day. And they assure our community we will be here when you need us – your partner in health, in healing, in wellness and in a better life.

Our Mission In Action

The Dance

When Matt Willette was diagnosed with the rare disease, hashimoto encephalitis, he was afraid he'd never fulfill the promise he made his daughter years before. Tidelands NextStep Rehabilitation Services was there to make sure he could -- and so began the dance.

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Once Bitten

On a "Swamp Fox" tour in Georgetown, Steve Connair and his wife found themselves in a battle of their own. A mysterious insect bite caused an infection that, if left untreated, could have cost Steve his life. Dr. Charles Duncan and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital were on a mission to bring him safely "out of the woods."

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Ramping Up Efforts

Scott Christman had lost both of his legs due to Type 1 diabetes, and Hurricane Matthew had just damaged his home. He needed a ramp to improve the accessibility of his home, but financial woes made that impossible. Fortunately, Scott had an unforeseen friend. Tidelands NextStep Rehabilitation Services partnered with Coastal Structures Corp. to help Scott get back on track.

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Delivering Peace

Bobbi Casselman's world was upside down. Her husband was in critical care at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Her daughter was due to give birth at any time at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. The staff of Tidelands Health came together to ensure that a grandfather would meet his first granddaughter for the first -- and maybe last -- time.

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Right Place, Right Time

Michael Coward joined Tidelands HealthPoint to regain his strength following open-heart surgery. It was a decision that ultimately helped save his life. After a Michael suffered a heart attack, Tidelands HealthPoint exercise physiologist Richard Morris took action.

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The Road to Recovery

Whether it's teaching someone to walk with a prosthetic limb or helping a person learn to eat and stand all over again after a rare disorder, the dedicated professionals at Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital have helped countless patients get back to their day-to-day lives and the families they love.

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