Our affiliate system

We are building one organization with affiliates in two regions. Our parent company, now known as Prisma Health, supports both affiliates with overall direction and leadership as we continue to align. We will soon share one brand across the entire organization to better reflect this. The rebranded Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

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We are becoming Prisma Health in early 2019
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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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Pet Therapy

Pet therapy at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

Research has shown that the presence of a well-trained dog can lessen the physical and psychological stress of children.

Being in close proximity to a calm and gentle dog can help reduce a child's heart rate and blood pressure. With a dog by their side, children have been noted to demonstrate less behavioral, emotional and verbal distress when involved in potentially stressful activities.

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