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Statistical Profile

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Palmetto Health is the largest and most comprehensive integrated health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region. Our nearly 10,000 team members, physicians and volunteers are dedicated to working together to fulfill Palmetto Health’s vision: To be remembered by each patient as providing the care,and compassion we want for our families and ourselves.

Our locally owned, nonprofit system includes five Joint Commission accredited acute-care hospitals with 1,138 patient beds – Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital and Palmetto Health Richland – as well as an expansive physician practice network, dozens of affiliated clinics and specialty care practices, and a 501(c)(3) foundation.


Areas of specialty at Palmetto Health include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Behavioral care
  • Breast care
  • Cancer care
  • Geriatrics
  • Heart and vascular care
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics (including high-risk pregnancy and genetic counseling, and the area's only two Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units)
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery (including the region's only da Vinci® robotic surgical systems)
  • Trauma care (region's only Level I center)
  • Women's care

Recognized nationally as one of the best places to work and receive care, Palmetto Health also trains the next generation of physicians through its 12 residency and 10 fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. And through the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative, more than 600 member physicians come together to foster clinical integration, focus on evidence-based care and improve clinical outcomes to ensure patients receive the highest quality, coordinated, proactive care.

Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative
Pediatricians (including pediatric specialists)   77
Surgeons (including bariatric, heart and vascular, general, neurosurgery, orthopaedic, pediatric and plastic)   70
Primary Care (including family medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine and OB/GYN) 143
Specialists (including heart and vascular, emergency medicine, gastroenterlogy and neurology) 334

Total - Includes more than 180 providers (37 primary care and specialty practices) in the Palmetto Health
Physician Practices network, plus USC School of Medicine faculty and independent physicians.
For a list of all Quality Collaborative members, visit thephqc.org.

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Statistical Profile – Fiscal Year 2014
(October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014)
Download the 2014 Statistical Profile

 

Palmetto Health 
Baptist

Palmetto Health
 Baptist Parkridge

Palmetto Health 
Richland

Palmetto
Health 

Admissions

     

Number of Licensed Beds 

413

76

649

1,138

Inpatient Admissions

21,589

1,826

31,884

55,299

Births

2,974

224

2,319

5,517

Surgical Procedures

     

Inpatient

4,109

224

8,119

12,452

Outpatient

7,680

3,511

10,865

22,056

Open Heart Procedures

 

398

398
Catheterization Lab Procedures 848   8,097 8,945

Patient Days

Adult and Pediatric (including newborns)

97,064

 6,308

205,209

308,581

Average Daily Census 

266

 32

562

860

Average Length of Stay (in days)

4.5

 3.45

6.44

5.58

Outpatient Services 

Emergency Department Visits 

47,058

11,018

92,724

150,800

Outpatient Visits (including ED, O/P and other  Clinics)

225,879

27,095 

545,734

798,708

HomeCare Visits 

40,556

 

 

40,556

Mammograms 

 

 

 

40,025

Team Members

Total Team Members (including RNs)

2,846

584 

5,734

9,666*

Registered Nurses

514

170 

1,173

1,857

Corporate Team Members (including RNs) 

1,185

Physician Practice Team Members (including RNs)

 

 790

Medical Staff

            

 

            

     

Physicians

782

440 

944

1,077

Of 1,077 physicians, 765 have privileges on multiple campuses, including Baptist, Baptist Parkridge, Children's Hospital, Heart Hospital, and Richland.

Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative Physicians                                                         514
Includes more than 200 providers (37 primary care and specialty practices) in the Palmetto Health Physician Practices network, plus USC School of Medicine faculty and independent physicians.

*502 team members work at off-campus locations