November 30, 2022
Our November 2022 Legislative Spotlight features the Chairman of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee, Senator "Danny" Verdin, III. Learn more about what Senator Verdin anticipates for the 2023 Legislative Session.
October 31, 2022
This month, our advocacy team, Holly Pisarik and Ben Homeyer, sat down with SC Representative Jason Elliott to learn more about his legislative priorities.
September 30, 2022
Each month, our advocacy team, Holly Pisarik and Ben Homeyer, will introduce SC physicians to a different South Carolina Senator or House Representative who serves as a key player in healthcare legislation. This month, Holly and Ben sat down with Senator Tom Davis.
September 8, 2022
CHICAGO—With a report issued today detailing the horrific toll of the nation’s overdose and death epidemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) calls for an all-hands approach – policymakers, public health experts, educators, faith leaders, and employers – to help save lives.
July 21, 2022
Prior to the first hearing on July 7, 2022, the South Carolina Medical Association submitted a letter to the ad hoc committee to memorialize its position that physicians actions should not be criminalized and physicians and patients should have the freedom to discuss medical care without fear of criminalization.
June 16, 2022
Useful patient education and physician practice resources are available online through the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) 'Colorectal Cancer Screening Appropriate Use' web page.
May 3, 2022
"I believe that CON has become antiquated and ineffective in today’s modern free marketplace, much in the same way that rotary phones are no longer practical for telecommunication purposes. CON stifles entrepreneurship, capital investment, and competition, while limiting access and creating monopolies in South Carolina’s healthcare market," says Governor Henry McMaster.
February 14, 2022
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified by Pfizer that new data have recently emerged regarding its emergency use authorization request for the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in children 6 months through 4 years of age.
February 10, 2022
Counties with a high number of primary care physicians (PCPs) had higher COVID-19 vaccination rates, a cross-sectional study found.