WATCHMAN Device Location
Aiken Regional Continues to Advance Cardiac Care with WATCHMAN FLX™ Device
The Boston Scientific WATCHMAN FLX™ implant is a minimally invasive, one-time procedure that reduces stroke risk without the worry that comes with lifelong blood thinners.
Aiken Regional Receives Initial Accreditation for Family Medicine Residency Program
Aiken Regional Receives Initial Accreditation for Family Medicine Residency Program
The program will attract, train and retain physicians to the Central Savannah River Area and provide Aiken and surrounding areas with increased access to care.
ER at Sweetwater
Aiken Regional to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Future Freestanding Emergency Department
When fully opened in Summer 2022, ER at Sweetwater will be a full-service emergency department that will expand access to emergency care in Aiken and surrounding counties.
Nurse Externship Program Advances Nursing Careers
Nurse Externship Program Advances Nursing Careers
The Aiken Regional Mentoring Consortium Nurse Externship program began in January 2021 and recently graduated its first semester of externs. Upon acceptance to the program, nursing students commit to two years of employment as a registered nurse with the hospital following completion of the program.
Aiken Regional Names New Behavioral Health Chief Executive Officer
Aiken Regional Names New Behavioral Health Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Chambers is responsible for providing strategic direction, quality patient care and oversight of Aurora Pavilion’s inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers Building
Aiken Regional Nationally Recognized With Sixth Straight ‘A’ Rating
Aiken Regional Medical Centers received an “A” grade in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital's achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
New Heart Technology Now Available at Aiken Regional
New Heart Technology Now Available at Aiken Regional
The Abbott CardioMEMS™ HF System is designed to wirelessly measure and monitor daily changes in the patient’s heart rate and pulmonary artery pressure, an early indicator of worsening heart failure.
Aiken Regional Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for the Fifth Straight Time
Aiken Regional Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for the Fifth Straight Time
Aiken Regional Medical Centers was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Aiken Regional’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
CDU Opening
Aiken Regional Opens Clinical Decision Unit
The CDU is a specialized observation unit for patients who visit the Emergency Department and require further management to determine the need for an inpatient admission.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Names New Chief Operating Officer
Michael Hall, MSHA, MBA, is responsible for driving growth among service lines and cultivating relationships with community leaders and businesses.

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