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Category: Industry News

Jun 2019

Nationwide psychiatrist shortage’s impact on South Carolina

More individuals nationwide are seeking help for mental health concerns. While many are getting the help they need, the demand for workers i ...

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Jun 2019

FDA to Eliminate Health Disparities in Clinical Trials, Research

The FDA is taking new steps to eliminate health disparities in clinical trials, research, and treatments of chronic and debilitating disease ...

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Jun 2019

Legal Advocacy To Improve Care For Older Adults With Complex Needs

Incorporating legal advocacy into emerging care models can help provide better care for older adults facing complex needs and barriers like ...

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Jun 2019

Medical Office of South Carolina’s first Black Trained Surgeon Added to National Register of Historic Places

Dr. Cyril O. Spann's Medical Office was created in 1963 was operated exclusively by African-American physicians. IMPH board member Dr. Geral ...

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May 2019

Despite efforts to boost their numbers, African Americans account for just 6% of doctors in SC

African Americans make up 27.3% of South Carolina's population, and yet 6.15% of the healthcare workforce in the state. Physicians that repr ...

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May 2019

The Value of Health Systems Science Education

Systems-based practice is becoming an important piece of curriculum in higher medical education, helping physicians understand social factor ...

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May 2019

Mental Health Experts Urge Residents to Seek Help

The stigma around mental illness and treatment has resulted in serious consequences, as people often feel alone and too ashamed to seek trea ...

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May 2019

AHA: The top 6 policy priorities that could improve behavioral health care access at hospitals and save billions

Issues such as the opioid epidemic and an increased suicide rate in the U.S. are increasing demand for behavioral health care services, whil ...

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May 2019

How Healthcare Organizations are Fusing Primary Care and Behavioral Health

Innovative health systems nationwide are working to fuse together primary care and behavioral health, addressing a changing population and h ...

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