South Carolina has an organized system of care for high risk mothers and infants.    Each of our member hospitals serves as the regional perinatal center in their respective region.  For more information about South Carolina’s perinatal regionalization system, refer to the SC DHEC South Carolina Health Plan, starting on page 15:

The Children’s Heart Program of South Carolina is a coordinated network of pediatric cardiology providers and outreach centers throughout the state, offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient cardiovascular care to South Carolina’s children and surrounding regions.  For more information, contact:
  1. Charleston area:  (843) 876-0444
  2. Columbia area:    (803) 434-7940
  3. Florence area:     (843) 777-7300
  4. Greenville area:  (864) 454-5120

The South Carolina Neonatal Medical Consortium brings together neonatal medicine providers from across to the state to focus on improving the quality of care provided to critically ill or premature infants.   For more information, contact Dr. Dave Annibale at or Julie Ross at

South Carolina Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care Collaborative brings together three children’s hospital-based palliative care programs and the state’s only pediatric hospice care provider, Hands of Hope, to improve services and improve access to services through combined advocacy efforts and provider education.   For more information, contact Dr. Conrad Williams, at