January 2023 Edition
Palmetto Care Connections News
PCC Receives Partnership Award
CareSouth Carolina presents Palmetto Care Connections (PCC) with its 2022 Partnership Award. “PCC is honored and humbled to receive this award from one of our most valued partner organizations. PCC is dedicated to assisting health care providers keep health care local and connecting rural and underserved South Carolinians to quality services through broadband, technology, and telehealth,“ said PCC’s CEO Kathy Schwarting.

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Summit Recap
PCC hosted its 10th Annual Telehealth Summit of SC on November 9-10, 2022. The awards ceremony, presentations, photos, and recap video are available on PCC's website.

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Congratulations to the 2022 Telehealth Award Winners

State Telehealth Champion: Meera Narasimhan, MD, DFAPA, Prisma Health (Midlands), and the University of South Carolina

Telehealth Innovator Award: Brandon Welch, PhD, Doxy Me

Telehealth Pioneer Award: Connie Guille, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Telehealth Program of Excellence Award: Prisma Health School-based Telehealth Program

Telehealth Program of Excellence Award: CareSouth Carolina, Inc., School-based Telehealth Program

Scientific Poster Award: Telehealth Etiquette and Equity Education to Address the Needs of Patients, Providers, and Communities, Ragan Dubose-Morris, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina and Kelli Garber, DNP, APRN, Clemson University

People’s Choice Award: No Drama, Caitlin Kickham, MS, APRN, FNP-C and Hailey Britt, Clemson Rural Health
Telehealth Update
Congress' Last Minute Gift to Telehealth
According to the Center for Connected Health Policy, on December 23, 2022, Congress passed HR 2617, The Performance Enhancement Reform Act, the omnibus budget for FY 2023. Flexibilities included will now last until December 31, 2024.

ATA 2023
The American Telemedicine Association is hosting ATA 2023 on March 4-6, 2023. Click here to learn more about this event.
MATRC Summit 2023
The MidAtlantic Telehealth Resource Center is hosting the MATRC Summit 2023 on March 15-17, 2023. Click here to learn more about the MATRC Summit.
In the News
What to Expect in Telehealth in 2023? Here are 5 Predictions

Broadband Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023
Health Transplant Clinic Offers Care Close to Home