Mission, Vision, and Strategies

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Improving the health of all South Carolinians through telehealth.


  • Patient-Centered
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability
  • Accountability


  • Telehealth will grow to support the delivery of health care to all South Carolinians with an emphasis on underserved and rural communities.
  • It will facilitate, coordinate, and make more accessible quality care, education, and research that are patient-centered, reliable, and timely.
  • Our state will become recognized nationally for telehealth that is uniquely collaborative, valuable, and cost-effective.

Value Proposition

Telehealth in South Carolina will deliver high value care through productive collaboration.


Deploy a coordinated, open-access telehealth network in South Carolina.

Rural Focus
Understand and effectively respond to the health needs of SC citizens with an emphasis on those living in underserved and rural areas.

Service Development
Build and scale telehealth clinical services and programs that expand access to care.

Mental Health
Broaden mental health and related telehealth clinical services and programs to increase access to care.

Education and Training
Conduct statewide education and training to providers and the public to accelerate and spread the adoption of telehealth.

Develop a telehealth organization structure that encourages and facilitates statewide collaboration among providers in the delivery of health care, education, and research.

Establish the value case for telehealth through robust assessment and rigorous analysis of telehealth outcomes.

Promotions and Sustainability
Demonstrate to legislators, payers, providers, and the public the impact of telehealth on improving access, quality, and affordability.