2021 Call for Awards Nomination

Palmetto Care Connections is accepting nominations for the following awards:

  1. National Telehealth Champion Award
  2. State Telehealth Champion Award
  3. Telehealth Program of Excellence Award
  4. Telehealth Innovator Award
  5. Telehealth Pioneer Award

Click here to review the award nomination guidelines.
Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2021

Click here to submit your award nomination.

2020 Award Winners:

2020 National Telehealth Champion: Congressman James E. Clyburn, U.S. House of Representatives
2020 State Telehealth Champion: James McElligott, M.D., M.S.C.R., Medical Director, Center for Telehealth, Medical University of South Carolina
2020 SC Telehealth Pioneer: Brenda M. Ratliff, M.D., Psychiatrist, S.C. Department of Mental Health
2020 SC Telehealth Advocate: Rick Foster, M.D., former Executive Director of the Alliance for a Healthier S.C.
2020 SC Innovator Award: McLeod Telehealth Team, McLeod Health
2020 SC Telehealth Program of Excellence: The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Tele-ICU and ICU Innovations Program

Poster Award Winners:

Scientific Winner: “Comparison of Diagnostic Yield for Telegenetics versus In-Person Genetics Evaluations,” Author: Michael Lyons, Greenwood Genetic Center
Programmatic Winner: “Telenutrition Decreases Barriers to Surgery for Adolescents with Severe Obesity,” Authors: Molly Mills, R.D.N., L.D.; Sarah B. Hales, Ph.D.; Nina Crowley, Ph.D., R.D.N., L.D.; James McElligott, M.D.; Aaron Lesher, M.D., M.S.C.R. Medical University of South Carolina
People’s Choice Winner: “Serving Up Wellness Telehealth Education in S.C. Schools,” Author: Kimberly South, Prisma Health.