Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease

IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision of Syringe Services Programs. This brief examines the related opioid, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C virus...

Statehouse Report: How S.C. lawmakers can help to make healthcare better

By Lindsay Street, Statehouse correspondent (updated 8/17/19)  |  In some ways, it’s easier to define how health care is changing by how it isn’t:  It isn’t going to become more physician-centric. “Right now, we provide care in a very delayed manner that is convenient...
Long-Term Care Taskforce Brief

Long-Term Care Taskforce Brief

The “Taskforce Brief” provides a short overview of the work and recommendations published in the full report of the Long-Term Care Taskforce, “Creating Direction: A Guide for Improving Long-Term Care in South Carolina.” The report and brief are the product of a...
Three Year Update: Long-Term Care Taskforce

Three Year Update: Long-Term Care Taskforce

“Three Year Update-Long-Term Care Taskforce” provides a brief status update on the processes and structure developed to help achieve the 30 recommendations to improve our state’s system of long-term services and supports that are outlined in June 2015’s “Creating...