March 2023 Edition
Palmetto Care Connections News
Click on the video to watch PCC receiving the Redefined Healthcare Award.
Redefining American
Healthcare Award
The Healthcare Leadership Council presented PCC with the Redefining American Healthcare Award on February 15. The purpose of the award is to draw attention to existing initiatives that effectively address and improve health inequities.
Celebrating PCC's Digital
Literacy Program
Join us in celebrating PCC’s Digital Literacy program next week on March 20th-24th! Our upcoming social media campaign will highlight the incredible achievement of reaching the 1,000 graduates milestone of our Digital Literacy program. Informative and engaging posts will be shared across all social media platforms, including our new Instagram account. Be sure to follow along and celebrate the #1000graduatesmilestone achievement with us! Check out the slider on the homepage of our website to go on our campaign landing page for any missed content throughout the week. 

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Telehealth Policy Update
Federal Telehealth
Regulations Post-PHE
SETRC’s Lloyd Sirmons hosted Mei Kwong from the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) to address new federal telehealth legislation, including waivers that have been extended through 2024, as well as waivers ending with the PHE. Don’t miss this highly informative session!
Click the button to watch the recorded video and use passcode: 4AjHQM!S

Telehealth Funding Opportunity
Telehealth Strategies to Maximize HIV Care
Funding is available for up to (5) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients and sub-recipients to implement, adapt, and evaluate telehealth strategies to maximize HIV care. Selected sites will be responsible for implementing and evaluating telehealth coordination strategies, including patient navigation and internal coordination. The anticipated total project funding is $450,000 per site for the project period of June 1, 2023 – July 31, 2025. Separate budget period awards will be made annually. JSI will provide technical assistance for implementing and adapting the telehealth strategies and oversee a multi-site evaluation.

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Broadband Business
Source: Post & Courier

"The “Get Connected SC” campaign is the next phase of South Carolina’s broadband expansion initiative, aimed at closing gaps, educating people about what’s available, and helping them access it.” 

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5th Annual South Carolina Health Equity Summit
The Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina is hosting the 5th Annual South Carolina Health Equity Summit 2023 on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. Click here to learn more about the 5th Annual South Carolina Health Equity Summit.
2023 Alabama Telehealth Forum
Don't miss the 2023 Alabama Telehealth Forum on May 12.

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In the News
CMS Policy Manual Updates
Vice president discusses ‘Internet for All’ in South Carolina visit
Community-based Healthcare Model is ‘Invaluable’ to Patients Managing Heart Failure