Since 2013, Palmetto Care Connections has hosted South Carolina’s Annual Telehealth Summit, traditionally a three-day conference which presents a variety of telehealth topics delivered by local, state and national speakers.
Palmetto Care Connections hosted its first Virtual Telehealth Summit on October 9, 16, and 23. Attendees may access the virtual platform (presentations and recordings) until January 31, 2021. If you missed the Summit and would like to access the recordings, contact our office at 803-245-2672.
Congratulations to the 2020 Award Recipients:
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.