Annual Reports

Enjoy these comprehensive reports that chronicle Health Sciences South Carolina’s activities over the years. Each report contains insights from our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, plus overviews of the year’s initiatives and accomplishments.


2015 Annual Report

After two years or planning and preparation, the Carolina's Collaborative was formalized. HSSC engaged with our supporting organizations in order to provide tools and services which enable success. A familiar face rejoins HSSC to become Interim President.

2014 Annual Report

After an exhaustive nationwide search, HSSC names Helga Rippen CEO. HSSC is recognized by the American Association of Medical Colleges with a 2014 Learning Health System Champion Research Award. The Carolinas Collaborative, a new inter-state learning health system between North and South Carolina, is created.

2013 Annual Report

Five years in the making, the Clinical Data Warehouse goes live in 2013. This first-in-the-nation informatics research tool has become the cornerstone of South Carolina’s Rapid Learning Health System and is being used to change the course of research, healthcare and public health.

2012 Annual Report

HSSC joins BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and the South Carolina Hospital Association in the South Carolina Partnership for Health. The Clinical Data Warehouse takes shape as it is enriched with data that includes demographics, diagnoses and procedures. Some 2,300 patients register for the Research Permission Management System pilot at MUSC.

2011 Annual Report

HSSC embarks on a new strategic plan to balance the process of fundamental discovery with the validation and implementation of new delivery and care models.

2010 Annual Report

HSSC pledges to make South Carolina the healthiest state by 2020 by improving patient health status, access to healthcare services and reducing healthcare costs. AnMed Health, McLeod Health, and Self Regional Healthcare join HSSC as affiliate members.

2009 Annual Report

A Model for Healthcare Improvement is the theme of this year’s annual report. HSSC aims to make South Carolina a leader in the discovery, development, and delivery of novel healthcare treatments, clinical processes and facilities design. Active recruiting strategic partners helped make improvements possible.

2008 Annual Report

HSSC establishes new corporate headquarters in the Meridian Building just blocks from the South Carolina Statehouse. HSSC co-sponsors the first Patient Safety Symposium with the South Carolina Hospital Association, forging an important alliance and making good health possible.

2007 Annual Report

HSSC’ hires its first CEO, Jay Moskowitz, a 27-year veteran with the National Institutes of Health. The first annual report is published, featuring accomplishments of HSSC’s first three years. These include establishing a number of SmartState® Centers and recruiting international experts in the areas of brain imaging, stroke and regenerative medicine.