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RMC & MUSC Health Affiliation

the Regional Medical Center logoThe affiliation will bring select services to patients in Orangeburg, Calhoun, Bamberg, and surrounding counties being treated at the Regional Medical Center (RMC). Telemedicine will allow RMC and MUSC Health physicians to work together providing specialty care previously unavailable locally. Patients and referring physicians will also have priority access to the MUSC Medical Center, should their condition require hospitalization or treatment in Charleston.

Health Care Services Offered

Initially, RMC and MUSC Health will collaborate on:

  • Telestroke Care
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Orthopaedics
  • Cardiology
  • Behavioral Health

The Value of Telehealth

Telehealth allows providers and health facilities to expand their reach beyond their own offices. It has been shown to reduce the cost of health care and increase efficiency through better management of chronic diseases, shared health professional staffing, reduced travel times and fewer or shorter hospital stays. The quality of health care services delivered via telehealth is as good as those given in traditional in-person consultations.

In The Media


Same Emergency. Same Advanced Treatment. (PDF)

Press Releases

March 30, 2017
RMC Recognized by MUSC Health for Stroke Care

February 14, 2017
Ehrhardt Recognized as the 2017 Exemplary Recent Graduate by MUSC College of Nursing Alumni

February 2, 2017
RMC Advanced Primary Stroke Center Recertified by the Joint Commission

May 2, 2016
RMC Receives National Award for Stroke Care

February 2, 2016
RMC Cardiologists Receive MUSC College of Medicine Adjunct Faculty Appointments

November 13, 2015
RMC to hold Behavioral Health Services Ceremony with MUSC Health (PDF)

September 1, 2015
Radiation Oncologist Joins RMC in Partnership with MUSC Health (PDF)

January 28, 2015
RMC Announces Affiliation Agreement with MUSC Health

News Stories

April 7, 2015
MUSC-RMC pact offers treatments for area

January 28, 2015

RMC: MUSC agreement will improve services


The Regional Medical Center

Medical University of South Carolina

Heather Woolwine

Media Relations Director