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RMC and MUSC Health Affiliation

About The Affiliation

The affiliation will bring select services to patients in Orangeburg, Calhoun, Bamberg, and surrounding counties being treated at the Regional Medical Center (RMC). Telemedicine will allow RMC and MUSC Health physicians to work together providing specialty care previously unavailable locally. Patients and referring physicians will also have priority access to the MUSC Medical Center, should their condition require hospitalization or treatment in Charleston.

Healthcare Services Offered

Initially, RMC and MUSC Health will collaborate on:

  • Telestroke Care
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Orthopaedics
  • Cardiology
  • Behavioral Health

The Value of Telehealth

Telehealth allows providers and health facilities to expand their reach beyond their own offices. It has been shown to reduce the cost of healthcare and increase efficiency through better management of chronic diseases, shared health professional staffing, reduced travel times and fewer or shorter hospital stays. The quality of healthcare services delivered via telehealth is as good as those given in traditional in-person consultations.

 

Affiliation Resources

Events

orangeburg eventOn November 17, 2015, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, RMC hosted a celebration of the opening of the Pathways to Behavior Health Clinic and renovation of the Behavioral Health Center. Watch a video of the event.

In May, during National Stroke Awareness Month, two events took place – a general Stroke Education event and a Reducing Stroke Risks with Healthy Cooking event.

On April 6, 2015 at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, RMC hosted a community event celebrating affiliation with MUSC Health.

 

Contact

Contact the Regional Medical Center

Contact the Medical University of South Carolina
Heather Woolwine
Media Relations Director
843-792-7669

 

     

 

 

February 14, 2017
Ehrhardt Recognized as the 2017 Exemplary Recent Graduate by MUSC College of Nursing Alumni

 

Videos

RMC and MUSC Health