Kathy Schwarting named South Carolina’s Community Star

Kathy Schwarting named South Carolina’s Community Star

Kathy Schwarting, CEO of Palmetto Care Connections in Bamberg, SC, and a champion for rural healthcare and broadband access, has been named South Carolina’s 2021 Community Star. The Community Star program is an initiative of the National Organization of State Offices...
Shannon Chambers wins national leadership award

Shannon Chambers wins national leadership award

Shannon Chambers, director of provider solutions for the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH), has been awarded the 2021 Ron Nelson Award by the National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC). The award was presented during NARHC’s annual meeting in...
Mobile Mammography: Building a Bridge in Rural Communities

Mobile Mammography: Building a Bridge in Rural Communities

Welcome to South Carolina where cancer is the second-leading cause of death, accounting for approximately one in every four deaths. Cancer has played a hand in all our lives whether you are a cancer survivor, caregiver, family member or a friend. Each year 3,740 women...
Beyond the Brick and Mortar: Telemedicine

Beyond the Brick and Mortar: Telemedicine

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has radically affected how providers bestow preventive care services to their patients and the communities they serve. Prior to the pandemic, telemedicine/telehealth utilization was used sparing due to regulatory and reimbursement...