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South Carolina Organizations

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Supports economic and social development in all of West Virginia and parts of twelve other states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Includes grants and funding, research, data, and maps.
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Center for Information Technology Implementation Assistance: South Carolina (CITIA-SC)
South Carolina State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium (AHEC)
Addresses healthcare workforce needs starting at the level of elementary school education and extending to practicing healthcare professionals throughout the state. Their website provides contact details for each of the 4 regional Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) in the state, which serve healthcare providers and students.
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South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS)
Manages the Medicaid program to provide the best healthcare value, and provides medical care to low-income citizens in need.
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South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA)
Works to support its members in addressing the healthcare needs of South Carolinians through advocacy, education, networking and regulatory assistance.
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South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH)
Dedicated to ensuring equitable access to quality healthcare for all rural South Carolinians. Also functions as the South Carolina State Rural Health Association.
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South Carolina Primary Care Office (PCO)
Offers information on shortage designations, the J-1 Visa Waiver program, and the National Health Service Corp among other aspects that help link medically underserved populations with primary health care providers.
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South Carolina Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA)
Works to provide a coordinating structure to assure access to community-based primary, behavioral and other health care to every community in South Carolina.
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South Carolina Public Health Association (SCPHA)
The purpose of the association is to protect and promote personal, community and environmental health; to exercise leadership in health policy development and action; to provide a forum for matters pertaining to public health; and to foster scientific and professional development among its members.
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South Carolina Rural Health Research Center (SCRHRC)
Former (2005-2016) federally-funded Rural Health Research Center funded by Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Focused on investigating persistent inequities in health status within the population of the rural U.S., with an emphasis on inequities stemming from socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and access to healthcare services.
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Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Kentucky supporting and conducting research, and education to prevent occupational illness and injury, and improve the safety and health of agricultural workers and their families in the Southeast.
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Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project (SERCAP)
Helps rural communities in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida to improve community infrastructure, including water and wastewater treatment.
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Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center (SETRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists health care organizations, health care networks, and health care providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.
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Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC)
Strengthens the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being, including health and social services, for people and communities in the rural South. Serves a 13 state area in the Southern region which includes TX, LA, AR, OK, AL, MS, GA, FL, KY, SC, NC, VA, and TN.
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The Duke Endowment
A charitable organization working to expand opportunities for vulnerable children, improve access to health care, increase access to higher education, and support rural churches primarily in North Carolina and South Carolina.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: South Carolina (HUD)
Works to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing. The HUD state office provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development South Carolina State Office
Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. The Rural Development State Office provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Last Reviewed: 10/17/2014