Advancing Health in South Carolina

IMPH is an independent entity serving as a neutral convener around the important health issues in our state. IMPH also serves as a resource for evidence-based information to inform health policy decisions.

Focus on Health

  • The United States (U.S.) health system ranks poorly compared to peer countries. According to a report released this week from the Commonwealth Fund, the U.S. health care system ranks last among 11 industrialized countries. The United Kingdom ranks first.

South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health is a non-profit corporation organized for educational and scientific purposes and focused on improving the health status of South Carolinians through work in the areas of policy, prevention and leadership.

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