Medical University of South Carolina

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MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (July 2, 2020)

Community support boosts supplies, spirits for MUSC Health care teams and patients during pandemic (June 30, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 29, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 25, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 22, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 18, 2020)

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital achieves national rankings in annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals (June 16, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 15, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 11, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 8, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 4, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (June 1, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 28, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 26, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 21, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 18, 2020)

MUSC leaders share status of recovery, will partner with DHEC to develop, deploy statewide testing plan (May 15, 2020)

MUSC to hold drive-thru diploma pickup for its 2020 graduates (May 15, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 14, 2020)

MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report (May 11, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (May 8, 2020)

MUSC trustees to hear status of health system recovery, acknowledge 660 graduates (May 7, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (May 6, 2020)

MUSC Health achieves Magnet recognition again, reinforcing commitment to nursing excellence (May 6, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (May 4, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (May 1, 2020)

MUSC Health to open free walk-up/drive-through COVID-19 specimen collection site in Sumter (May 1, 2020)

MUSC, HPE make innovative drug discovery software publicly available in response to COVID-19 crisis (April 30, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 29, 2020)

MUSC Foundation to raise funds for COVID-19 testing during Giving Tuesday Now (April 29, 2020)

Free COVID-19 testing site will be available for those who live in the 29203 zip code (April 28, 2020)

MUSC world-class vitamin D research team to study connection to COVID-19 prevention and treatment (April 28, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 27, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 24, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 22, 2020)

MUSC Health performs Lowcountry's first plasma transfusion to treat COVID-19 (April 22, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 17, 2020)

Two donors cover monthly health insurance premiums for MUSC employees temporarily laid off (April 17, 2020)

Data shows less severe COVID-19 impact on South Carolina (April 16, 2020)

MUSC Health expands COVID-19 telephone screening options (April 16, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 15, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 13, 2020)

Diagnostic imaging reopens at West Ashley Medical Pavilion (April 13, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 10, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 8, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 6, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 3, 2020)

MUSC trustees review COVID-19 impact as MUSC Health system prepares for patient surge (April 2, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (April 1, 2020)

Availability for media to drive through the MUSC Health respiratory specimen collection site set for Friday, April 3 (April 1, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (March 30, 2020)

MUSC Health tri-weekly COVID-19 report (March 27, 2020)

MUSC Health to provide tri-weekly COVID-19 reports to media (March 25, 2020)

MUSC, Ignis Health introduce first-of-its kind software program aimed at quickly deploying high-quality telehealth programs (March 22, 2020)

David Zaas, M.D., named chief executive officer for MUSC Health - Charleston Division, chief clinical officer for MUSC Health (March 23, 2020)

MUSC Health further tightens visitation related to COVID-19 pandemic, offers supply and funds donation information (March 22, 2020)

MUSC trustees to hold combined committee/board meeting on April 2; agenda to focus mainly on COVID-19 (March 20, 2020)

U.S. News & World Report ranks MUSC programs among best graduate schools (March 17, 2020)

MUSC Health reduces entry points to hospitals, tightens visitation and screening (March 16, 2020)

MUSC Health expands COVID-19 testing capabilities following FDA waiver confirmation (March 16, 2020)

Availability for media to interview MUSC officials about drive-through respiratory specimen collection (March 12, 2020)

Patients who use MUSC Health Virtual Urgent Care offered access to drive-through respiratory specimen collection site (March 12, 2020)

MUSC names Mark McMath enterprise chief information officer for information solutions (March 11, 2020)

MUSC issues new COVID-19-related restrictions and guidelines (March 10, 2020)

MUSC statement regarding DHEC announcement of presumed positive COVID-19 test result in Charleston County (March 6, 2020)

New speech-language pathology program to train clinicians, fill job shortages (February 25, 2020)

Location changes for pediatric emergency care, labor and delivery; medical district road closures for move (February 17, 2020)

MUSC trustees vote to move projects forward in Indian Land and Williamsburg-Lake City area (January 9, 2020)

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion to open Feb. 22 (January 9, 2020)

State employees covered under PEBA to receive MUSC Health Virtual Urgent Care access for free (January 9, 2020)

MUSC trustees hear mid-year updates, vote to approve vice president for institutional advancement (December 13, 2019)

MUSC names Kate Azizi vice president for institutional advancement (December 13, 2019)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina adds MUSC College of Dental Medicine to its network (December 5, 2019)

MUSC names Caroline Brown chief external affairs officer (December 5, 2019)

Greenwood Genetic Center, MUSC affiliate to improve patient access to innovations in genetic services (December 4, 2019)

MUSC and Clemson introduce Healthy Me – Healthy SC to increase health care access, fight health disparities statewide (November 21, 2019)

MUSC spinoff tackles hospital pharmacy cost savings through new software platform (November 19, 2019)

MUSC Foundation board elects new directors, officers (November 18, 2019)

Renovation & Addition Update: Plan for Innovative Education Space Underway (November 18, 2019)

MUSC earns 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award; Named Diversity Champion for second consecutive year (October 16, 2019)

MUSC trustees vote to pursue five certificates of need, research enterprise sets new record (October 11, 2019)

MUSC files for certificate of need to construct freestanding emergency department on sea islands (October 9, 2019)

LOWVELO bike ride raises money for cancer research (September 26, 2019)

MUSC receives a $833,190 grant from the NIH HEAL Initiative (September 26, 2019)

Araneo Craft makes historic gift to MUSC College of Pharmacy (September 24, 2019)

Doctors Care, MUSC Health announce regional affiliation to improve health care access (September 10, 2019)

Free virtual urgent care provided during Hurricane Dorian (September 2, 2019)

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion dedicated ahead of October grand opening (August 9, 2019)

MUSC trustees hear fiscal year 2019 year-end reports plus recent highlights in fiscal year 2020 (August 8, 2019)

MUSC ranked state's No. 1 hospital fifth year in row (July 30, 2019)

MUSC trustees review proposed FY20 budgets for university, hospital authority (June 28, 2019)

Five MUSC Children's Hospital programs named as part of annual U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals (June 18, 2019)

Lowvelo19 releases official bike routes (June 12, 2019)

Stuart G. Ames named CEO of MUSC Foundation (June 12, 2019)

MUSC Health ranks No. 5 on inaugural Forbes List of America's Best Employers by state (June 11, 2019)

MUSC launches 4th year of 'Kids Eat Free' summer food service program (May 22, 2019)

MUSC Health signs agreement with Hampton Regional Medical Center to transform rural health care delivery, expand access (May 22, 2019)

MUSC Named to Forbes 2019 List of America’s Best Large Employers (May 20, 2019)

Health care champion set to speak at MUSC commencement (May 16, 2019)

Hollings Cancer Center lands its highest score, receives NCI-designation renewal (May 9, 2019)

Henry Frederick 'Fritz' Butehorn, III, M.D., named to MUSC board of trustees (May 8, 2019)

Renowned addiction science researcher awarded state's most prestigious honor (May 1, 2019)

Prove it: National telehealth research network greenlighted (April 15, 2019)

MUSC trustees receive positive reports on academics, philanthropy and integration of four regional hospitals (April 12, 2019)

Leaders, clinicians, community members celebrate new children’s “one stop” care and surgery center (March 8, 2019)

MUSC Health welcomes four community hospitals to system (March 1, 2019)

MUSC signs agreement with Lake City Community Hospital and Williamsburg Regional Hospital authorizing MUSC to construct, own and operate a new $50 million replacement hospital (February 22, 2019)

Medtronic, MUSC partner to improve patient outcomes (February 14, 2019)

MUSC trustees hear updates on major projects and vote to approve speaker for 190th commencement (February 8, 2019)

Grassroots bike ride bonds community, set to raise funds for cancer research in South Carolina (February 8, 2019)

Gene Reed Jr. donates $5 million to MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital (January 31, 2019)

Brain condition related to long-term spaceflights needs more attention, data (January 24, 2019)

MUSC offers virtual health care visits at no charge for duration of federal government shutdown (January 22, 2019)

MUSC ranks number 13 on Forbes list of Americas Best Employers for Diversity (January 17, 2019)

Roper St. Francis Healthcare and MUSC plan 43-bed rehabilitation hospital in Berkeley County (January 15, 2019)

MUSC trustees receive mid-year updates on operations philanthropy diversity and inclusion (December 14, 2018)

MUSC board votes to acquire four community hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems (November 19, 2018)

MUSC named "most wired" hospital third year in a row (November 5, 2018)

MUSC receives 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (October 18, 2018)

MUSC sets new record as state's biomedical research leader with more than $276.5 million in funding (October 16, 2018)

MUSC College of Pharmacy's new permanent home is centerpiece of proposed addition (October 12, 2018)

South Carolina Ports Authority, MUSC launch health and wellness services partnership (September 25, 2018)

MUSC Health earns South Carolina Quality Forum gold award (September 5, 2018)

MUSC and Siemens Healthineers form strategic partnership to disrupt and reshape health care delivery (August 27, 2018)

MUSC ranked state's No. 1 hospital fourth year in a row (August 14, 2018)

MUSC trustees receive update on state’s only three-year medical degree program and elect new officers (August 10, 2018)

MUSC receives DHEC approval for Certificate of Need to build 128-bed hospital in Berkeley County (July 24, 2018)

MUSC granted $1.27 million for statewide palliative care telehealth program (July 12, 2018)

New device suggests better treatment for tissue transplants, cell therapies and drug delivery (July 9, 2018)

MUSC names Goodwin as chief innovation officer (July 2, 2018)

Six MUSC Children's Hospital programs ranked by US News & World Report (June 26, 2018)

Healthy eating for nurses aim of 60-day pilot program (June 13, 2018)

MUSC ranked in top 2 percent of universities worldwide (June 11, 2018)

MUSC trustees approve conferring of degrees, welcome new board member, rescind honorary degree to Bill Cosby (May 18, 2018)

W. Melvin Brown, III, M.D. elected to MUSC Board of Trustees (May 16, 2018)

MUSC telehealth physician receives national recognition (May 8, 2018)

Tech transfer giant Lita Nelson joins MUSC Foundation for Research Development board of directors (May 7, 2018)

NIH researcher-physician to address MUSC graduates (April 19, 2018)

MUSC trustees updated on regional expansion, approve new Health Professions dean (April 13, 2018)

Dubno wins Governor's Award for Excellence in Science (April 11, 2018)

Chief pediatric resident receives patient safety award (April 11, 2018)

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital receives $5M gift for NICU (April 3, 2018)

Weglicki named dean of MUSC's College of Nursing (March 21, 2018)

MUSC marks passing of Robert Gordon, DDS, board of trustee member (March 15, 2018)

Integrating women- and minority-owned businesses in children's hospital project earns recognition for MUSC Health (March 12, 2018)

MUSC chapter of National Academy of Inventors inducts 4 new members (Feb. 26, 2018)

Kapasi appointed dean of MUSC's College of Health Professions (Feb. 26, 2018)

MUSC to deliver health care services for Volvo Car US Operations workforce (Feb. 23, 2018)

MUSC recruits cancer researcher for dual appointment (Feb. 15, 2018)

MUSC trustees hear of progress in diversity and inclusion, philanthropy and research (Feb. 9, 2018)

MUSC reaches out to Shriners Hospitals for Children for its expertise in developing pediatric burn unit within MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital (Feb. 7, 2018)

MUSC on Forbes first-ever list of America's best employers for diversity (Jan. 26, 2018)

MUSC, Clemson share gains in OR design project (Jan. 25, 2018)

MUSC Health, Beaufort Memorial to open 'microhospital' in Bluffton (Jan. 25, 2018)

MUSC Health study shows dramatic drop in blood culture contamination rates through novel device, training (Jan. 24, 2018)

MUSC board seeks approval for additional hospital, other projects (Dec. 8, 2017)

Zeriscope mobile telemedicine system receives U.S. patent (Dec. 1, 2017)

Rep. Smith receives MUSC Healthy Communities Award (Oct. 16, 2017)

MUSC earns HEED award for diversity commitment (Oct. 16, 2017)

MUSC cancer researcher elected to National Academy of Medicine (Oct. 16, 2017)

Trustees welcome major gift to new children's hospital, discuss institutional progress (Oct. 13, 2017)

Zucker family gives $5M to help build new children's hospital (Oct. 12, 2017)

MUSC Foundation board names new members, officers (Oct. 6, 2017)

MUSC named one of the first national telehealth centers of excellence with HRSA grant (Oct. 3, 2017)

MUSC part of statewide group getting $20M NSF grant (Sept. 20, 2017)

MUSC trustees hear strong reports on research, hospital operations and philanthropy (August 11, 2017)

MUSC, ZIAN team with BLINKtbi to bring new concussion detection aid to sidelines (August 9, 2017)

MUSC ranked state's No. 1 hospital third year in a row (August 8, 2017)

MUSC Health offering clinical services in the home (August 7, 2017)

Marvella Ford awarded endowed chair at SC State University (July 20, 2017)

MUSC breaks ground on new pediatric campus in North Charleston (June 30, 2017)

MUSC Children's Hospital retains USN&WR top ranking in South Carolina (June 27, 2017)

MUSC researchers win Governor's Award (May 25, 2017)

Two new members join MUSC's FRD board (May 25, 2017)

Some CHP grads go through pilot workforce accountability program (May 24, 2017)

School district, Charleston thank MUSC for 'healthy communities' (May 18, 2017)

Wofford College president emeritus to address MUSC grads (May 5, 2017)

CVS Foundation awards grant to Hollings Cancer Center to help cancer patients quit smoking (April 24, 2017)

Clemson University, MUSC collaborating to reduce student debt, increase high-tech, health-related workforce (April 17, 2017)

MUSC trustees welcome three new board members, discuss opioid epidemic, confirm appointment of provost (April 14, 2017)

MUSC researcher urges physicians to 'think outside of the pillbox' (April 13, 2017)

MUSC College of Medicine celebrates a successful residency Match Day (March 17, 2017)

SACSCOC reaffirms MUSC accreditation for 10 years (March 9, 2017)

MUSC Children's Health joins in national move to improve patient safety in children's hospitals (March 9, 2017)

South Carolina legislature supports establishment of new adult burn center at MUSC (Feb. 23, 2017)

FirstString Research wins Tibbetts Award from US Small Business Administration (Feb. 15, 2017)

MUSC trustees review mid-year reports, adopt 3 recommendations of review council (Feb. 10, 2017)

Study: tube placement may be unnecessary for treating upper GI bleeds (Feb. 7, 2017)

Klein is MUSC's new chief information security officer (Feb. 3, 2017)

MUSC Health: heart bypass patients should monitor health due to device infection issues (Jan. 23, 2017)

MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center backs new HPV vaccine recommendations (Jan. 18, 2017)

MUSC responds to State Inspector General report confirming no wrongdoing by Board of Trustees (Jan. 12, 2017)

Renowned cancer researcher to direct MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center (Jan. 12, 2017)

MUSC Children's Health opens clinic at elementary school (Dec. 14, 2016)

MUSC trustees acknowledge more than $30M in philanthropy since July 1; observe 50th anniversary of MUSC Foundation (Dec. 9, 2016)

Home-based telemental health care benefits veterans (Nov. 28, 2016)

SimTunes working to improve maternal and fetal mortality in military hospitals, safety for Ebola health care providers (Nov. 16, 2016)

MUSC Weight Management Center study finds losses with commercial model can lead to health gains (Nov. 14, 2016)

MUSC's response to Hurricane Matthew earns 'high praise' (Oct. 14, 2016)

MUSC, BC/BS reach accord on network coverage (Oct. 3, 2016)

Mansfield joins MUSC Health executive leadership team (Sept. 29, 2016)

Veterans to benefit from joint VA-MUSC cardiac stem cell clinical trial (Sept. 29, 2016)

National Center for Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation awards pilot project grants (Sept. 28, 2016)

How does your environment affect your child's health? MUSC part of NIH effort to find out (Sept. 21, 2016)

FHA backs mortgage insurance for Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital, Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion loan (Sept. 19, 2016)

MUSC leads state in biomedical research funding (Sept. 15, 2016)

Noted cancer researcher appointed SmartState Endowed Chair of Proteomic Biomarkers at MUSC (Sept. 12, 2016)

MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area (August 29, 2016)

E-visit saves trip to the doctor's office (Aug. 22, 2016)

MUSC telehealth expands to all schools in Williamsburg County, some Charleston County schools (Aug. 18, 2016)

College of Medicine's class of 2020: Highest minority enrollment ever (Aug. 18, 2016)

MUSC trustees re-elect officers, review strategic plan progress, celebrate groundbreaking for MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital (Aug. 12, 2016)

Hollings Cancer Center researcher lands $8M grant to improve cancer outcomes for minority men (Aug. 9, 2016)

College of Nursing researchers earn $1.8M grant for pain, fatigue interventions (Aug. 9, 2016)

Zeriscope offers skilled nursing facilities affordable way to reduce hospital admissions (Aug. 3, 2016)

MUSC researchers awarded $1.46M to continue study of thoracic aortic aneurysms (Aug. 3, 2016)

US News & World Report: MUSC No. 1 in S.C. (Aug.2, 2016)

Drug researcher hunts for compounds that prevent cancer (July 26, 2016)

Grant allows CuRE to pursue new dental adhesive (July 7, 2016)

MUSC's kidney transplant program has 17th highest volume in U.S. (July 6, 2016)

Telehealth to transform patient care behind bars (July 5, 2016)

MUSC trustees review 2017 budget, plan strategy for health care challenges (June 28, 2016)

MUSC Children's Hospital reaches milestone in new USN&WR rankings (June 21, 2016)

MUSC supports bike lanes for healthier communities (June 20, 2016)

OVC grant to assist Mother Emanuel AME Church (June 9, 2016)

Hollings leading study on policies regulating tobacco, nicotine use (June 2, 2016)

MUSC joins team to improve health in low-income neighborhoods (May 26, 2016)

Sen. Hugh Leatherman receives MUSC Healthy Communities award (May 24, 2016)

MUSC reports record research funding, record graduate numbers (May 20, 2016)

MUSC Health, Philips to form partnership for patient monitoring transformation (May 19, 2016)

Former Charleston Mayor Riley to address MUSC graduates (May 12, 2016)

Dr. John Sanders, Dental Medicine dean, to retire June 30 (April 26, 2016)

MUSC trustees considering new West Ashley health care facility (April 8, 2016)

MUSC first in state to earn advanced stroke certification (April 4, 2016)

MUSC Health named a leader in 'LGBT Health care Equality' (March 24, 2016)

MUSC programs land "top 30" spots in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Graduate Schools (March 23, 2016)

MUSC recognized as part of local "Best Of" list (March 23, 2016)

MUSC study offers new treatment to veterans with chronic pain (March 21, 2016)

Dr. Kathleen Brady named VP for research (March 3, 2016)

COM grad 'paving path' for others to follow (Feb. 29, 2016)

MUSC trustees move forward with new children's hospital (Feb. 12, 2016)

MUSC trustees set decorum policy for board meetings (Jan. 31, 2016)

MUSC, leading health centers endorse HPV vaccine (Jan. 27, 2016)

MUSC College of Nursing maintains elite ranking (Jan. 12, 2016)