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Health Care in South Carolina

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control works efficiently to improve the health and living standards of the community by implementing many health regulating services and policies. The department also encompasses a division which provides all vital records and health statistics of the state. The health department also implements various health care plans and human services for seniors, adults, families and children to minimize illness and ensure that people live a healthy life. SC health department is also one of the largest employers of the state.

Hospitals in South Carolina


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Hospitals in South Carolina are well equipped with technologically advanced facilities, efficiently manned and provide 24-hour inpatient care, including medical, nursing, surgical, anesthesia, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy services, child care, maternity care, mental well being, and many more services. The hospitals in the state make an effort to follow environmentally preferable practices so that the people of the state live a healthy lifestyle in a clean environment. Some of the notable hospitals of South Carolina are listed below.

According to U.S News and World Reports, given below are some of the best ranked hospitals in South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425-8905
Website: www.muschealth.com
Phone Number: (843) 792–2300

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
101 East Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3040
Website: www.spartanburgregional.com
Phone Number: (864) 560–6000

Aiken Regional Medical Centers
302 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801-6302
Website: www.aikenregional.com
Phone Number: (803) 641–5000

Allendale County Hospital
1787 Allendale Fairfax Highway
Fairfax, SC 29827-9133
Website: www.allendalecountyhospital.com/
Phone Number: (803) 632–3311

Abbeville Area Medical Center
420 Thomson Circle
Abbeville, SC 29620-5656
Website: www.abbevilleareamc.com
Phone Number: (864) 366–5011
Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive
Charleston, SC 29414-5733
Website: www.ropersaintfrancis.com
Phone Number: (843) 402–1000

Roper Hospital
316 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401-1125
Website: www.ropersaintfrancis.com
Phone Number: (843) 724–2000

AnMed Health
800 North Fant Street
Anderson, SC 29621-5793
Website: www.anmedhealth.org
Phone Number: (864) 512–1000

McLeod Health
555 East Cheves Street
Florence, SC 29506-2617
Website: www.mcleodhealth.org
Phone Number: (843) 777–2000

Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown
One St Francis Drive
Greenville, SC 29601-3207
Website: www.stfrancishealth.org
Phone Number: (864) 255–1000


The Top 3 hospitals ranked by U.S News and World Report in South Carolina are-

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina is the top regionally as well as nationally acclaimed general medical hospital. It has been nationally recognized in 1 adult and 1 pediatric specialties. With 725 bed, the hospital also serves as a teaching hospital.

Contact Details:
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425-8905
Website: www.muschealth.com
Phone Number: (843) 792–2300

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center

The hospital has over 486 beds and is ranked second in the state. Nationally, it has been recognized in 3 adult specialties - Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology and Cardiology & Heart Surgery.

Contact Details:
101 East Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3040
Website: www.spartanburgregional.com
Phone Number: (864) 560–6000

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital

This general medical and surgical hospital is nationally ranked in 5 adult specialties. It has also been rated as high performing in 2 adult procedures and conditions - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Hip replacement, Heart failure.

Contact Details:
2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive
Charleston, SC 29414-5733
Website: www.ropersaintfrancis.com
Phone Number: (843) 402–1000

Blood Banks and Organ Donors in South Carolina

crossSeveral organizations in South Carolina are dedicated to provide organ, blood and tissue to those in need. The organizations are committed and striving to meet the transplant needs of the people of the state.


Some notable blood banks in
South Carolina are listed below.

Blood Connection
Greenwood, South Carolina 29646
1-864-227-8333
www.thebloodconnection.org

Blood Connection
Easley, South Carolina 29640
1-864-644-0030
www.thebloodconnection.org

Blood Connection
Greenville, South Carolina 29605
1-864-255-5000
www.thebloodconnection.org
 
The Blood Connection - Seneca
Seneca, South Carolina 29678
1-864-882-8364
www.thebloodconnection.org
Shepeard Community Blood Center
Aiken, South Carolina 29803
1-803-643-7996
www.shepeardblood.org

Shepeard's Aiken Community
Aiken, South Carolina 29803
1-803-643-7996
www.shepeardblood.org

The Blood Connection
Piedmont, South Carolina 29673
1-864-255-5000
www.thebloodconnection.org


Donate Life South Carolina

Donate Life South Carolina is the state-authorized non-profit organization that is committed to provide and manage the organ, eye and tissue donations to the people in need and help save as many lives as possible. The Donate Life South Carolina is affiliated with Donate Life America and has been diligently functioning in collaboration with many volunteers to help provide organ, eye and tissue donation to meet all transplant needs. The organization promotes the community to participate and support the cause and educates the people on how donation works, organ transplant waiting list, what is brain death, what organs and tissues can be donated and create awareness of the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation that saves lives.

Learn more:

Donate Life South Carolina

LifePoint Organ and Tissue Donation Services

Contact Details:
Charleston Office
3950 Faber Place Drive, Suite 400
Charleston, SC 29405

Columbia Office
164 Lott Ct, Suite B
West Columbia, SC 29169

Phone Numbers: 843.763.7755 :: Toll-Free 1.800.462.0755

Website: http://www.lifepoint-sc.org

South Carolina Health Insurance

Medicaid

There are various Medicaid programs which are available to the residents of South Carolina. The residents can choose from the programs listed below-

Nursing Homes in South Carolina

South Carolina is committed to serve the seniors and people in need with superior quality and efficiently staffed nursing homes. Numerous nursing homes in the state are rated by the federal Centres for Medicare & Medicaid Services and their overall services in nurse staffing, quality of medical care and cost effective. Almost all the nursing homes provide for medicare and medicaid services.

Certified nursing centers in South Carolina

South Carolina Health Statistics and Vital Records

South Carolina department of public health oversees and manages the collection, and distribution of public health and vital statistics data. The department works concurrently with other state and local agencies to provide technical assistance to users to procure the vital records, sort and solve problems and upgrade to meet the emerging health trends.

Vital Records

The office of Vital Statistics maintains a uniform system of registration and manages all certified copies of vital records and all related events registered in the state. Records of marriages or divorces that happened before 1958 are not maintained by the South Carolina Office of Vital Statistics.

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