(October 1, 2017– September 30, 2018)
Prisma Health–Midlands, formerly Palmetto Health, is the largest and most comprehensive integrated health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region.
Our locally owned, nonprofit system includes six Joint Commission-accredited acute-care hospitals with 1,352 patient beds – Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey.
In the South Carolina upstate region, Palmetto Health has been co-owner of Baptist Easley Hospital with Greenville Health System, but as of Oct. 1, 2018, Baptist Easley became part of Greenville Health System.
Palmetto Health is supported by a network of physicians and advanced practice providers in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative, as well as two 501(c)(3) foundations. Palmetto Health trains the next generation of physicians through its 33 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
Two large networks of providers – Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative – serve as the primary entry points for patients being cared for by Palmetto Health.
Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together health care providers from two of South Carolina’s most respected organizations – Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. With more than 800 providers* and 2,200 team members, 116 practices and 164 locations, it is the region’s largest multispecialty medical group.
In late 2019, Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will become Prisma Health-USC Medical Group.
The Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative (PHQC) is a nationally recognized clinically integrated system of physicians that drives targeted improvements in health care quality and efficiency. Since its inception in 2010, the PHQC has been committed to increasing the quality of care patients receive by setting higher performance and quality expectations for participating physicians.
All physicians in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group are members of the PHQC.
*Includes nearly 300 advanced practice providers
Surgeons (including bariatric, heart and vascular, general, neurological, orthopedic, pediatric and plastic)
Pediatricians (including pediatric specialists)
Primary Care (including family medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine and OB/GYN)
Specialists (including heart and vascular, emergency medicine, gastroenterology and neurology)
Total (including nearly 520 physicians – 89 primary care and specialty practices – in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group)
Download the 2018 Statistical Profile (PDF)
For a list of all Quality Collaborative members, visit thephqc.org.
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In addition, our Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center doctors serve as the exclusive official team physicians for all Gamecock sports.
March 25, 2020