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Construction for the new University of South Carolina School of Medicine is anticipated to begin in 2025 and be complete by 2027. (Rendering/BOUDREAUX)
Jul 10, 2024

How the BullStreet District in Columbia is becoming a hub for life sciences

The area known for entertainment and dining is fast becoming a central hub for educating a future generation of physicians in South Carolina.

Jul 5, 2024

South Carolina’s food safety responsibilities now in new hands

Legislation in 2023 eliminated DHEC and redistributed its programs among other agencies …

Leading the life sciences establishment success in the Lowcountry is SCBio, an organization aimed to ensure that companies in the industry have the resources they need to be successful. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jun 7, 2024

Charleston among fastest-growing metro hubs in life sciences — here’s why

Many segments of the economy stumbled briefly over the pandemic hurdle but one of the fastests runners to recover was the Charleston life sciences sector ...

Maya Pack is executive director of the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health. (Photo/South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health)
May 17, 2024

Health chief: South Carolina faces range of wellness challenges

The state has made improvements over the past 15 years in some areas, but still lags in many key areas.

SCbio, in partnership with The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, has opened the applications for its new accelerator program, SCbioDrive. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 15, 2024

SCbio launches new South Carolina-wide accelerator program

The program is designed to advance their platforms and technologies through expert business curricula, industry guidance and mentorship.

University of South Carolina President Michael Amiridis recently unveiled the statewide expansion of the USC Brain Health Network. (Photo/Elizabeth Renedo)
May 14, 2024

University of South Carolina unveils statewide neurology health network expansion

The clinics will screen people for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Prisma Health has broken ground on a new multi-specialty ambulatory care center in Columbia. (Rendering/McMillan Pazdan Smith)
May 13, 2024

Prisma Health breaks ground on $128M Columbia medical park

The project is expected to create over 250 new jobs.

AnMed is using $126.7 million in South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA) bonds to expand its services in Anderson and Pickens counties. (Photo/Provided)
Jan 10, 2024

Funding fuels $127M AnMed expansion in Anderson, Pickens counties

AnMed, Anderson County's largest employer, will add 100 new jobs with the projects.

Jan 3, 2024

UnitedHealthcare-Prisma Health impasse leaves patients out of network

A standoff between the state’s largest health care network and an insurance company means UHC patients will pay more ...

Dec 27, 2023

South Carolina Agriculture Department to take over some food safety responsibilities

Long the purview of DHEC, the responsibility for some of South Carolina’s food safety programs will shift from the health department to the state Department of Agriculture at the start of the new fiscal year …

The University of South Carolina is making necessary investments to its physical campus to ensure a world-class academic experience with one of those key pieces being a new School of Medicine Columbia and research building planned for the BullStreet district. (Rendering/Provided)
Dec 21, 2023

Design approved for new USC School of Medicine in Columbia, part of $300M project

The 300,000-square-foot building will be the heart of the new $300 million campus and will feature innovative active-learning classrooms, extensive medical simulation spaces, a health science library, numerous labs for interdisciplinary research and a café.

Honorees in 12 categories were recognized during an event in Columbia, as SC Biz News expanded its Health Care Heroes program this year to include honorees from across the state. (Photos/Josh Pugh, Studio 601)
Dec 7, 2023

Meet SC Biz News’ 2023 Health Care Heroes (PHOTOS)

Honorees in 12 categories were recognized during an event in Columbia, as SC Biz News expanded its Health Care Heroes program this year to include honorees from across the state.