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...

What Is A Freestanding Emergency Department?

Freestanding Emergency Departments (FSED), also known as Stand-Alone Emergency Departments, are a relatively new addition to the healthcare system and are sprouting up in both urban and rural areas across the nation. In South Carolina, these facilities, which must be...