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Workforce for Health

2018-2019
The Workforce for Health Taskforce represented more than 60 of the state’s leading experts from health care systems, state agencies, consumer groups, academia, community-based organizations, nonprofits and philanthropic organizations.

MISSION & ACTION

The Workforce for Health Taskforce was launched in April 2018 to determine South Carolina-specific policy changes and health care workforce solutions needed to create sustainable, person-centered systems of health care that promote population health.

The Taskforce’s final report was released in June 2019.
MEMBERS OF THE WORKFORCE FOR HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Mr. Kester S. Freeman Jr.
Executive Director, SC Institute of Medicine and Public Health
Ms. Chris Collins
Associate Director, Health Care, The Duke Endowment
Ms. Lara Hewitt
Vice President, Education and Member Services, SC Hospital Association
Dr. Pete Liggett
Deputy Director, Long-Term Living and Behavioral Health, SC Department of Health and Human Services
Mr. Dick Wilkerson
Chairman & President Michelin North America (Retired), IMPH Board Member
Ms. Sara Goldsby
Director, SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
Mr. Mark Jordan
Director of the Office of Primary Care, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
Dr. Angelo Sinopoli
Chief Clinical Officer, Prisma Health | President and CEO, Care Coordination Institute
Dr. Graham Adams
CEO, SC Office of Rural Health
Mr. Anton J. Gunn
Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Community Health Innovation, MUSC
Ms. Linda Lacey
Director, Office for Healthcare Workforce, SC Area Health Education Consortium

IMPH Publications

August 17, 2019

Caregivers One-Pager

With the changing health care landscape and state population, South Carolina must create a system to support, educate and train family careg ...

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August 17, 2019

Behavioral Health One-Page

Creating a behavioral health system in South Carolina that fully meets the needs of residents and the behavioral health workforce is critica ...

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June 17, 2019

Legislative One-Pager

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) is committed to providing South Carolina’s elected officials with nonparti ...

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June 17, 2019

The Evolving Workforce: Redefining Health Care Delivery in South Carolina

Community-based providers such as direct-care workers, family caregivers and behavioral health workers (among others) have customarily taken ...

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CONTACT

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