As part of their Share The Love program, Subaru of Hilton Head presented Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine with more than $21,000 — an unrestricted donation that can be used in the clinic wherever most needed.
By Stassy Olmos
(Published by WSAV-TV)
BLUFFTON, Sc. (WSAV) – A Bluffton woman is trying to help doctors save lives by placing pictures on pill bottles to help patients understand how to take their medications, and so far, it’s working.
“If they have a heart medicine such as blood pressure, I usually put a little heart on there just to make sure that they know that that is for their blood pressure…some people may skip some medicines, but that’s really one that we don’t want them to skip,” said Janice Holloway, a nurse practitioner in the Lowcountry.
By Macey Lauren, Reporter
(Published by WTOC)
Did you know almost half of all patients do not take their medications as prescribed, and more than 70 percent of physicians may not know if their patients actually understand how to take them once they leave the office?
That’s according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the Lowcountry is no exception.
Did you know that there is a simple and automatic way for you to continue to support Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine?
Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine seeks a nurse manager. 25 hour work week with some flexibility in schedule. Bilingual a plus, needs to understand the mission of our clinic. This position requires a current SC Nurses license. Will work with both the administrative and medical staff and manage a group of volunteer nurses. Send cover letter and resume to Pam Toney, Executive Director, Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine, PO Box 2653, Bluffton SC 29910. No phone calls please.
Jasper County groups were recently awarded grants through the Coastal Community Foundation’s The Beaufort Fund.
Fifty-nine nonprofits from Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties and supporters from the community gathered at an annual reception Jan. 12 to honor grantees at Tabby Place at The Beaufort Inn.
Pam Toney, executive director at the Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine, recently graduated from the 2016 Nonprofit Leadership Development Program for the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina.
Bluffton-Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine is collaborating with the Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Low Country (PCCLC) to offer a mobile pregnancy van in Jasper County each week.
BJVM has been operating in Ridgeland since June with family medicine and ophthalmology services.
Bluffton-Jasper Volunteers in Medicine hosted a fundraiser Thursday evening at September Oaks Vineyard in Ridgeland. The event featured Martin Sauls, Shannon Tanner, Kelley Richardson and Ridgeland’s Ellen Malphrus, a USCB professor and author of “Untying the Moon.”
There was a silent auction for many items.
This year BJVM opened its facility on Jacob Smart Boulevard in Ridgeland. It provides primary care services with four exam rooms, including one dedicated for eye exams.
(Published by Bluffton Today)
By NOELLE WIEHE
Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine is in search of licensed professionals looking to give back to the community where they live and work.
The practice is seeking trained mental health specialists to serve as volunteers at its Bluffton and Ridgeland clinics.
“Many patients coming to the clinic have health problems that contribute to employment issues, relationship problems and functioning in the world,” said Dr. Helene Stoller, a 25-year psychologist volunteer at the clinic.