Prisma Health is committed to providing health care services and support to the underinsured, uninsured and medically underserved people in the Midlands of South Carolina. During the last 20 years, our Office of Community Health has invested more than $56 million in health care services.
From Richland Memorial Hospital’s humble beginnings in 1892, to the formation of South Carolina Baptist Hospital in 1914, to the creation of Palmetto Health in 1998 and Prisma Health in 2017, we remain committed to providing high-quality health care to those we serve.
The Office of Community Health focuses on several initiatives that are strongly committed to improving the physical, emotional and spiritual health of all individuals and communities that it serves to:
The health of our community is at the heart of what Prisma Health does. This video is a brief snapshot into the lives we are able to impact.
In 2014, Palmetto Health was named the Foster G. McGaw Prize winner. This prize is awarded to one health care system that exemplifies excellence in community health services. Palmetto Health was a finalist for the award in 2010 and 2011.
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