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The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health’s (IMPH) taskforces allow our organization to convene South Carolina experts and stakeholders from multiple disciplines for a series of time-limited meetings to develop recommendations for improving the health of people in our state. Past taskforces have produced recommendations on behavioral health, long-term care and the health care workforce.
How We Work
Identify a Public Health Issue
Convene Stakeholders & Subject Matter Experts
Write and Disseminate Reports
We focus on
2021 – 2022
Examining lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic in areas related to health, education and economic and social stability with a guiding focus on equity and the needs of historically marginalized and vulnerable populations.
Workforce for Health
Imagining innovative approaches to care that focuses on prevention, community settings and the social-environmental determinants of health and their implications for the workforce.
Improving care and outcomes to better serve South Carolina residents with behavior health illnesses. Although the taskforce concluded in 2015, IMPH continues to work in this area and publish updates and progress reports to track the advancement of the taskforce’s recommendations.
Assessing the long-term care (LTC) system in South Carolina and establishing a strategic direction that meets the future needs of the system and those it serves. Although the taskforce concluded in 2015, IMPH continues to work in this area and publish updates and progress reports to track the advancement of the taskforce’s recommendations.