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Medical University of South Carolina set $137 million price cap for 4-hospital deal with CHS

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina has set a price tag for their pending purchase of four hospitals from Community Health Systems subsidiaries, and it’s not small. MUSC has said they would pay up to $ 137 million for the four hospitals they hope to purchase.  Those hospitals include Chester… Read More »

How providers in South Carolina and Texas are overcoming telehealth obstacles

David McSwain, Julie Hall-Barrow, will speak at HIMSS19. The use of telehealth is growing as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continues to expand reimbursement for its use. But there are still some under-recognized challenges to telehealth adoption, according to Dr. David McSwain, chief medical information officer of the Medical University of South Carolina.… Read More »

North Carolina boy battling cancer reunited with dog after man makes 2,300-mile cross-country trip

An 8-year-old North Carolina boy, who is receiving cancer treatment in Utah, was reunited with his beloved dog thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. (Becky Perry Patrick) An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays has now been reunited… Read More »