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Hope and Compassion

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For Dr. Edward Duffy, it’s all about hope – the hope and compassion that Tuomey’s Cancer Treatment Center brings to every patient they see. He runs a busy oncology practice, and he’s proud of the fact that Sumter offers such a high level of treatment and care. “There’s nothing we can’t do right here,” he [...]

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A Hospital with a Community at Heart

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Many people think the roots of Tuomey Healthcare System begin with bequeaths of Sumter residents and philanthropists, Timothy and Ella Tuomey in 1913. There is, however, a preface to that important chapter. One that began with the opening of Sumter Hospital in 1904. The 30-bed, three-story Sumter Hospital was as state of the art as [...]

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No Better Place to Give Back

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Sep Harvin loves volunteering at Tuomey Healthcare System. But there was one unexpected side effect of the pro bono work he didn’t expect: getting warm, thankful hugs at the grocery store. After retiring from the business world after decades of hard work, Sep yearned for a way to make a difference by helping people in [...]

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Our Founders Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Tuomey

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When Timothy J. Tuomey wrote his will in the late 1800s, one can only wonder just what he hoped would eventually evolve from the money and property he was leaving. It is indeed a certainty that the community hospital of today would not be a disappointment. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tuomey Healthcare [...]

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Tuomey Hospital’s First Physicians

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On February 9, 1914, The Tuomey Hospital was formally chartered to become a private, charitable hospital under the laws of the State of South Carolina. At the time, Sumter had a population of about 8,700 people in the city and more than 40,000 in the county. The first medical staff of the newly formed hospital [...]