Welcome to Palmetto Health.

We're on a journey to transform the health care experience for our patients and their families.

Palmetto Health is the largest and most comprehensive integrated health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region. More than 15,000 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, not-for-profit system includes six Joint Commission-accredited acute-care hospitals with 1,439 patient beds – Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Baptist ParkridgePalmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart HospitalPalmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Tuomey. In the South Carolina upstate region, Palmetto Health also co-owns Baptist Easley Hospital with Greenville Health System.

Palmetto Health is supported by a network of physicians and advanced practice providers in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group and the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative, as well as two 501(c)(3) foundations. Palmetto Health trains the next generation of physicians through its 24 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Areas of specialty at Palmetto Health include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Behavioral care
  • Breast care
  • Cancer care
  • Geriatrics
  • Heart and vascular care (including the Advanced Heart Health Center and the Midlands' only LVAD program)
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neuroscience
  • Obstetrics (including high-risk pregnancy and genetic counseling, and the area's only two Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units)
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery (including the Midlands' region’s first da Vinci® robotic surgical systems)
  • Trauma care (region’s only Level I trauma center and the first Level 2 pediatric trauma center)
  • Women’s care
     

Statistical Profile

(October 1, 2015– September 30, 2016)

 

Palmetto Health Baptist

Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge

Palmetto Health Richland (includes Children's Hospital and Heart Hospital)

Palmetto Health Tuomey (Jan. 1-Sept. 30, 2016)

Palmetto Health

Admissions

         

Number of licensed beds

413

76

649

301

1,439

Inpatient admissions

24,066

5,321

32,335

8,481

70,203

Births

3,138

641

2,312

948

7,039

Surgical Procedures

         

Inpatient

4,920

1,498

7,848

1,592

15,858

Outpatient

7,903

6,833

11,153

3,600

29,489

Open heart procedures

 

 

426

 

426

Catheterization lab procedures

1,011

 

8,854

138

10,003

Patient Days

 

 

 

 

 

Adult and pediatric (including newborns)

103,725

20,674

212,369

46,383

383,151

Average daily census 

283

56

580

169

1,088

Average length of stay (in days)

4.31

3.89

6.57

5.47

5.46

Outpatient Services

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Department visits

49,205

33,312

91,646

46,016

220,179

Outpatient visits (including ED, O/P and other clinics)

263,961

99,263 

662,745

122,169

1,148,138

HomeCare admissions

3,528

 

 

 

3,528

Mammograms

 

 

 

 

33,347

Team Members

 

 

 

 

 

Total team members

2,391

700 

5,530

1,619

15,682*

System team members (including RNs)

       

1,439

Volunteers (includes 46 Hospice volunteers)

297

102 

293

202

940

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

 

 

 

 

2,200

Baptist Easley (performance is reported by Greenville Health System)

 

 

   

863

Registered nurses (including full-time, part-time and PRNs)

821

277

1,807

503

3,798**

Medical Staff

 

 

            

 

     

Physicians

818

558 

928

285

1,329

Of 1,329 physicians, 708 have privileges on multiple campuses, including Baptist, Baptist Parkridge, Children's Hospital, Heart Hospital and Richland.

Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative Physicians
Includes more than 500 physicians (80 primary care and specialty practices) in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group.

1,178

*Figure includes campus and system team members, Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, Baptist Easley and volunteers.
** Figure includes 390 Palmetto Health System and Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group registered nurses.

Download the 2016 Statistical Profile (pdf)


Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative (PHQC) Providers

Pediatricians (including pediatric specialists)

125

Surgeons (including bariatric, heart and vascular, general, neurosurgery, orthopedic, pediatric and plastic)

103

Primary Care Physicians (including family medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine and OB/GYN)

160

Advanced Practice Providers

279

Specialists (including heart and vascular, emergency medicine, gastroenterology and neurology)

511

Total - includes more than 500 physicians (80 primary care and specialty practices) in the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group.

1,178

For a list of all Quality Collaborative members, visit thephqc.org.

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