Rural Towns to Academic Gown

Rural Towns to Academic Gown

We are saddened to announce that today (June 28th, 2019) is Melinda Merrell’s last day as the Senior Program Director at the South Carolina Office of Rural Health as she will be transitioning to a new role with the  University of South Carolina Rural and Minority...
Rural Enhancement Funding Opportunity

Rural Enhancement Funding Opportunity

On December 7th, we shared in our Rural Focus Newsletter about an exciting new funding opportunity for rural providers: the Rural Enhancement grant. The deadline to submit your application is just around the corner (January 22nd), so please consider applying today!...
Level IV Trauma Designation: What You Should Know

Level IV Trauma Designation: What You Should Know

Article by Sarah Craig, Director of Health System Innovation, South Carolina Office of Rural Health In South Carolina (SC) there are currently sixteen hospitals designated as a Level I, II or III Trauma Center. The Level I Trauma Centers include: Grand Strand Regional...