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Category: Policy Brief

Dec 2019

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision of Syringe Services Programs

Read the Full Report Read the One-pager IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread ...

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Jan 2019

Protecting Vulnerable Adults from Potentially Abusive Workers: An Issue Paper

"Protecting Vulnerable Adults from Potentially Abusive Workers: An Issue Paper" is the result of a series of meetings convened by IMPH under ...

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Apr 2014

Issue Brief: A Profile of the Uninsured in South Carolina

Most South Carolinians have health insurance coverage of some kind.  However, based on census data released in December of 2013, 16.8% ...

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Jan 2014

The Role and Value of Portable Play Equipment in the Child Care Center

A new report released by the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), in partnership with the South Carolina Departmen ...

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Mar 2013

Considering Sodium Intake Reduction Strategies in South Carolina

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environme ...

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Nov 2012

A Case Study of Two South Carolina Communities Pursuing Complete Streets Policies

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health, with support from the  Association of State and Territorial Health Off ...

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Nov 2010

Affordable Care Act Implementation Initiative

This work was initiated prior to the evolution of the South Carolina Public Health Institute to the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and ...

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Nov 2009

An Overview of Health Reform

This policy brief takes a look at the Affordable Care Act (Health Reform) in the United States and specifically looks at a comparison for th ...

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Nov 2009

A Glimpse of Health Reform: Coverage, Prevention, and Cost

Public and private insurance coverage, improve the health care delivery system, and increase access to preventive services in the United Sta ...

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