House Calls

SUM 2019

House Calls Magazine is a quarterly publication that focuses on health and wellness. It includes a wide assortment of articles with topics on the latest health and wellness information, nutrition, safety, lifestyles, and more.

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D ear friends, I hope you are taking time this summer to enjoy the outdoors and, most importantly, spend time with loved ones. It's easy to get so caught up in the hustle of everyday life, but summer is the perfect time to take a break. Slowing down helps lessen my stress and gives me a fresh outlook. This summer, I've been reflecting on key people who have inspired and motivated me, one of whom is Katherine Duffy, a member of the Roper St. Francis Healthcare Board of Directors for nearly two decades. Kathy has been a mentor to me since I arrived in Charleston, and she is a fearless and tireless advocate for the patients we serve and the teammates we employ. Her vast healthcare experience and legacy of helping others date back to 1965 when she became a registered nurse from the former St. Francis School of Nursing. Kathy has been an advisor to me and our full board, but perhaps most important is her service. She has been a fierce proponent of taking every step possible so our patients and teammates remain safe while in our care or in our facilities. Kathy demanded the best of Roper St. Francis Healthcare, and her commitment has helped us to earn national accolades for quality care. Kathy ends her time on our board this summer. I will miss her direction, advice and expertise. Speaking of advice, this Summer's edition of House Calls is packed with guidance on how to boost your mood and mental health with a healthy dose of the outdoors. And with all that time outside we delve in to the value of our skin and how we can protect it during the summer and beyond. I hope you'll tuck this issue of House Calls into your beach bag, and that you have a wonderful summer. Warmly, Please send your change of address to: house calls RSF Marketing 84 Halsey Blvd. Charleston, SC 29401 For editorial inquiries, please email molly@charlestonmag.com. And for questions concerning your subscription to House Calls magazine, email alice.larson@ropersaintfrancis.com. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND SUBSCRIBE ONLINE FOR FREE www.rs.com House Calls ® , a controlled- circulation magazine, is published quarterly by GulfStream Communications, an independent publishing company, P.O. Box 1794, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465 (843-971-9811). House Calls ® is a trademark of Dez Inc. dba GulfStream Communications. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without the express written permission of the publisher is prohibited. Medical information is provided by Roper St. Francis Healthcare and additional medical sources. House Calls ® is not intended to be diagnostic nor prescriptive. Consult your physician before undertaking any medical, diet, or exercise treatment. Your subscription is provided at no charge as a community service by Roper St. Francis Healthcare. All revenues generated from advertising in this publication go to GulfStream Communications. Advertising in this publication does not imply a relationship with Roper St. Francis Healthcare. GULFSTREAM C O M M U N I C A T I O N S Relax & Reflect house calls Lorraine Lutton, FACHE President and Chief Executive Officer Roper St. Francis Healthcare h o u s e c a l l s { summer 2019 } 3 president's letter Editor Molly Ramsey Design Director Melinda Smith Monk Art Director Julie Wood • Graphic Designers Cassidy Hurt Molly Wickham Production Designer Christine Dorsey • Art Interns Mary Martin Harper, MaryKat Hoeser, Meagan Horres, Ali Kabrich, & Lizzy Smith • Senior Account Executives Elayne Harrill Cason, Brandon Clark, Gene Crim, Katie Hild, Denise Janove, Whitney Koval, Marian Lynam, & Lisa Miller Advertising Production Manager Kalee Lineberger • President James E. Drew Principal Jeff Drew Director of Finance Pamela Robinson • Accounting Assistant Terrie Bergdorf President and CEO, Roper St. Francis Healthcare Lorraine Lutton Content & Brand Manager Joshuah Benser Editorial Advisory Board Nichole Stevens Myra Couch Andy Lyons Angela Poindexter Jessica Puder Krista Robertson Follow us: rsf The 11th-annual SCRUBS Mentoring Program summer camp took place in June at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. Thirty-three high school students attended the camp and worked alongside Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammates, learning about physical therapy, CPR training, cardiology, surgery, and CT scanning. Find us on Facebook (@roperstfrancis) to see more photos of the summer fun. facebook.com/roperstfrancis The Future of Medicine! ® ® Lorraine Lutton (right) with Katherine Duy, who is retiring from the Roper St. Francis Board of Directors this summer.

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