IMPH convened a task force comprised of behavioral and mental health professionals and stakeholders from across South Carolina to address a set of priority areas related to improving care and outcomes to better serve our residents with behavioral health illnesses. With the release of the task force’s final report in May 2015, a Behavioral Health Implementation Leadership Council was established to focus attention on the recommendations.
IMPH convened a task force to assess the long-term care (LTC) system in South Carolina and establish a strategic direction that meets the future needs of the system and those it serves. With the release of the task force’s final report in June 2015, a Long-Term Care Implementation Leadership Council was established to focus attention on the recommendations.
As part of South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health’s (IMPH) mission to inform health policy in South Carolina, we are supporting a collective process to foster the development of recommendations for state policymakers and other stakeholders regarding the future of the health care workforce for South Carolina. IMPH will convene stakeholders and research best practices and innovative approaches to care that focus on prevention, community settings and the social-environmental determinants of health and their implications for the workforce.