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The Duke Endowment Awards

$15.3 Million to HSSC to

Advance South Carolina-North

Carolina Health Collaborative

Today, the Carolinas have a new commonality: a first-in-the-nation, dual state health collaborative made possible by a $15.3 million grant to Health Sciences South Carolina awarded by The Duke Endowment. Learn more.


BlueCross BlueShield of

SC Foundation Awards $3.8M

to HSSC to Fund Surgical

Safety Collaborative

South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative is targeting a significant reduction in surgical complications, thousands of avoided hospital days, and millions of dollars in savings to patients and healthcare systems. Read Release.

HSSC Names Former Leader,

Jay Moskowitz,

as Interim President

Jay Moskowitz

HSSC) has named Jay Moskowitz, PhD, as interim president of the nation’s first statewide health research organization that includes South Carolina’s largest research universities and health systems. Moskowitz previously served as the HSSC’s first CEO and president from 2007 through 2013 prior to retiring. He joins HSSC as a consultant through his company, Health Sciences Health Improvement (HSHI), in Pennsylvania LLC.

Moskowitz replaces former CEO and president Helga Rippen, MD, PhD, MPH, FACPM. Rippen left HSSC in June to accept the position of chief medical officer with Alertgy.    Read Release.









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HSSC Welcomes

Dr. Xiaoming Li as

Chief Analytics Officer


Xioming Li

HSSC President & CEO Dr. Helga Rippen has announced that Dr. Xiaoming Li will serve as the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO).  Dr. Li is a Professor at the University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior (HPEB); as well as the Director and Endowed Chair of The South Carolina SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality. 

As CAO, he will work to develop a strategical data analytic and data acquisition roadmap that will enable HSSC to support the needs of our stakeholders, which strategically positions us to meet future needs, enables innovation and enhances our sustainability.


HSSC Strategic Plan

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Since its launch in 2004, HSSC has developed the concepts, infrastructure, and technology to become a leading force for improvements in health care research, education, and delivery in South Carolina. Now, HSSC plans a shift to new focus areas that relate more directly to improving patient care and population health. View HSSC' strategic plan.

HSSC's 2015 Annual Report

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HSSC and our member organizations and stakeholders enjoyed much success in the past year. We invite you to review our annual report and see how we're making good health possible for all South Carolinians! Click to Enjoy!

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