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7:11 am on Sunday November 10, 2013

194,330 in S.C. to go without in healthcare 'coverage gap'; Hospitals brace for impact

While some 336,000 South Carolinians will get subsidies for their health insurance, another 200,000 are stuck too poor for subsidies and not poor enough for free coverage. It's part of a national "coverage gap" in states that refused to expand...
3:34 am on Tuesday November 5, 2013

Senators look to nullify Obamacare penalties in S.C.

At a series of public meetings a group of state senators will discuss a plan to nullify Obamacare in South Carolina, largely by erasing the impact of any fees for those that fail to get insurance.
6:46 am on Friday November 16, 2012

Haley announces 'Obamacare' stance via Facebook (Update: staying the course)

Update at the bottom... First Report, July 2, 2012: In light of Thursday, June 28th's Supreme Court ruling which upheld President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has announced her plans on not...
8:25 am on Monday July 2, 2012

Nikki Haley: 'South Carolina will NOT expand Medicaid'

Update: South Carolina has opted out. Following the Supreme Court ruling that largely upheld the Affordable Health Care Act, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has announced that she will push to not expanding Medicaid or participate in any health...
5:55 am on Wednesday May 9, 2012

Need to Find a Doctor? There’s an App for That

Need to Find a Doctor? There’s an App for That Roper St. Francis Healthcare goes mobile with iTriage CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 09, 2012) — The substantial growth in Smartphone use has led Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH) to expand its services in the...
12:37 pm on Wednesday April 25, 2012

RSFH Receives $1 Million For Cancer Wellness

The Roper St. Francis Foundation recently received a transformational commitment of $1 million from the Ronald H. Fielding family of Kiawah Island in honor of the late Donna M. Fielding. This generous, philanthropic gift will enable Roper St....
8:21 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Eating Out to Help Those with HIV/AIDS

Food and philanthropy are two things the people in the Lowcountry do well. On April 26, the second yearly Dining Out for Life event is combining these strengths to raise money for the Roper St. Francis (RSF) Ryan White Program — a federally funded...
10:57 am on Friday March 30, 2012

FREE Sports Healthfair for CCSD Students

WHAT:           Sports Medicine professionals from Roper St. Francis Healthcare will be offering a FREE sports healthfair which will include education and comprehensive physicals for Charleston County School District students.    Student athletes...
9:17 am on Friday March 30, 2012

Planning for the Future, Presented by Sheryl Jamison, Patient Representative Roper Saint Francis Healthcare

Planning for the Future, Presented by Sheryl Jamison, Patient Representative Roper Saint Francis Healthcare Roper Saint Francis Healthcare Mount Pleasant Hospital Medical Office Building, Classroom 2 June 5, 10 a.m. Having your affairs in order is...
6:29 am on Tuesday November 8, 2011

Roper St. Franics Healthcare Breast Imaging Center earns top accreditation

To a hospital system, the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Gold Standard of Accreditation means imaging staff are providing excellent care to their patients with proven results. To a woman with a suspicious finding under her breast, ACR...

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