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Prisma Health Midlands Foundation has launched a capital campaign to raise $2 million for a new Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center at Baptist Hospital in Columbia. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Feb 27, 2024

Prisma Health in Columbia launches capital campaign for new facility

The new center will advance and expand Prisma Health’s wound treatment in the Midlands area.

Feb 14, 2024

Why South Carolina’s health care industry faces a ‘watershed moment’

The U.S. health care system’s approach to healing and wellness is part of the …

Feb 2, 2024

$2.4B deal buys 3 South Carolina hospitals, including Mount Pleasant facility

Three health care centers previously owned by a Dallas firm are being purchased by a Winston-Salem company …

Feb 1, 2024

Fitness company to open BullStreet studio in Columbia

A program mixing science and fitness goals will take up a ground floor space in the …

Jan 12, 2024

New Pediatric Dentist Opens Second Office in Chapin

The Town of Chapin will officially have a new Pediatric and Teen Dentist as Chapin Pediatric & Teen Dentistry will host their Grand Opening on January 18, and is now accepting new patients! Dr. Charlton Conner, DDS, received his Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA in 2008; his [&h[...]

Jan 3, 2024

UnitedHealthcare-Prisma Health impasse leaves patients out of network

A standoff between the state’s largest health care network and an insurance company means UHC patients will pay more ...

Dec 27, 2023

South Carolina Agriculture Department to take over some food safety responsibilities

Long the purview of DHEC, the responsibility for some of South Carolina’s food safety programs will shift from the health department to the state Department of Agriculture at the start of the new fiscal year …

The University of South Carolina is making necessary investments to its physical campus to ensure a world-class academic experience with one of those key pieces being a new School of Medicine Columbia and research building planned for the BullStreet district. (Rendering/Provided)
Dec 21, 2023

Design approved for new USC School of Medicine in Columbia, part of $300M project

The 300,000-square-foot building will be the heart of the new $300 million campus and will feature innovative active-learning classrooms, extensive medical simulation spaces, a health science library, numerous labs for interdisciplinary research and a café.

Dec 14, 2023

LRADAC announces Mac Caldwell as new Vice President of Clinical Services

LRADAC, the designated alcohol and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties, announces that Mac Caldwell has been hired as Vice President of Clinical Services. In his new role, Caldwell will lead LRADAC’s clinical supervision, diagnosis, and treatment programs, along with administrative duties that include gran[...]

Dec 11, 2023

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Receives Prestigious HRSA Health Center Quality Leader Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Genesis Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare services in South Carolina, proudly announces its receipt of the Gold Level Health Center Quality Leader Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for 2023. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Genesis Healthcare has been recognized for its unwa[...]

Honorees in 12 categories were recognized during an event in Columbia, as SC Biz News expanded its Health Care Heroes program this year to include honorees from across the state. (Photos/Josh Pugh, Studio 601)
Dec 7, 2023

Meet SC Biz News’ 2023 Health Care Heroes (PHOTOS)

Honorees in 12 categories were recognized during an event in Columbia, as SC Biz News expanded its Health Care Heroes program this year to include honorees from across the state.

Dec 5, 2023

New Preceptor Program for Nurse Practitioners Launching in Chester County thanks to a $28,000 grant from Power:Ed to support the Upper Midlands Rural Health Network

Goal is for the pilot program to create a successful model that can be replicated in rural communities statewide CHESTER, SC — The Upper Midlands Rural Health Network (UMRHN), has been awarded a $28,000 grant from Power:Ed, the philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation, to support rural health workforce development initiativ[...]