Patient Care Services  > Outpatient Services 

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At Palmetto Health Outpatient Services, we understand the needs of the individuals for whom we provide care. Whether it's finding a new family physician, scheduling routine lab work, a CT scan after an injury, or rehabilitation after a bad fall—we can meet your needs.

You have a lot of options when it comes to your healthcare, and we want to be your provider of choice.

Why should you choose us? Our staff comes to mind first. Our group of highly trained experts is dedicated to the individual needs of each and every patient. It's important to us to provide very good care to everyone we see. In addition, we offer outpatient services in a variety of convenient locations around town, as well as schedules that accommodate your busy lifestyle. Finally, we're part of Palmetto Health, the area's largest nonprofit healthcare system. Whatever you need, we have it!

Diagnostic Laboratories

Our full-service, outreach diagnostic laboratories provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week in convenient locations around town including downtown, northeast and northwest Columbia.  

Outpatient Imaging

The Outpatient Imaging Center at Palmetto Health Parkridge and Richland offers advanced imaging technology including digital mammography, computed tomography (CT) scans, an open MRI unit, diagnostic ultrasound/X-ray/fluoroscopy, EKG, bone density scans and vascular ultrasound.  

Palmetto Health Physician Practice Network

The Palmetto Health Physician Practices Network includes healthcare professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs. Our doctors treat the whole person—physically and emotionally.

We have specialists who will provide you with additional, focused medical treatment if needed. Only at Palmetto Health will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of primary care physicians, specialists, and subspecialists.

Palmetto Health Richland Rehabilitation

Our comprehensive program offers services to individuals of all ages who have a variety of needs including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language pathology.

Palmetto Health Baptist Rehabilitation

Palmetto Health Baptist offers outpatient rehabilitative services for patients of all ages.

Palmetto SeniorCare

Palmetto SeniorCare is a program for the frail elderly that provides medical care at adult day health centers in Richland and Lexington counties.

Palmetto Health HomeCare, Hospice and Palliative Care

Palmetto Health HomeCare provides intermittent home health or personal care services in Richland and Lexington counties for patients of all ages.Palmetto Health Hospice provides medical, emotional, social and spiritual support to terminally ill patients of all ages. This non-profit agency serves 21 counties in South Carolina.

Palmetto Health Palliative Care focuses on the relief of pain, symptoms and serious illness and is provided at Palmetto Health Richland and Baptist.Children's Hospital logo

Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Special Care Center

The Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Special Care Center (formerly known as Medically Fragile Children's Program) is more than a medical practice, it is a medical home. With a focus on excellence in pediatric medicine, the staff consists of pediatricians, psychologist, social workers, physical, occupational and speech therapists.

The staff understands the challenge of rearing a child with special needs or health concerns. If it is a behavioral change or an equipment change, Palmetto Heath Children's Hospital Special Care is here to provide training, education and assist in meeting the medical needs (TEAM) of your child.


HealthWorks' occupational health and disease prevention program provides area employers with health screenings, immunizations, disease management, work related injury care, 24-hour substance abuse testing and employment related testing.

For more information about any of these services, call 296-CARE (2273).