SC Society for Healthcare Emergency Management (SCSHEM)

The South Carolina Society for Healthcare Emergency Management is a personal membership group that provides networking, training, education and state-wide planning to address emergencies to which hospitals are prone.

Hospital emergency managers are responsible for providing for the safety of patients, staff and visitors during emergency incidents. This is done by looking at potential hazards of which the organizations may be vulnerable. They work with staff to plan for prevention, response and recovery from these hazards.

Mission Statement:

To enhance the Healthcare Emergency Management and Public Health community by providing knowledge, experience, professional development and networking opportunities through state and other healthcare partnering agencies, as well as to advance the Healthcare Emergency Management Profession.

Vision Statement:

To be recognized as the premier professional association of Healthcare Emergency Management leaders in South Carolina.

Meeting Dates:

2018 SC Healthcare Preparedness Program- Sponsored by SCSHEM & SC DHEC - March 1-2, 2018 - Doubletree by Hilton, Myrtle Beach , SC 

Board / Officers: 

Officers

President

Michael Platt
Palmetto Health Richland
michael.platt@palmettohealth.org

President-Elect

Mike Purckett
McLeod Regional Medical Center
mpuckett@mcleodhealth.org

Secretary

Kim Wooten

SCHA

kwooten@scha.org

Members-at-Large

Midlands Region:

Jessica Joseph
Palmetto Health
jessica.joseph@palmettohealth.org

Low Country Region:

 

Pee Dee Region:

John Willilams
Palmetto Health Tuomey
john.williams@palmettohealth.org

Upstate Region:

Jeff Straub
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
jstraub@srhs.com

Past President

Jerry Flury
Roper St. Francis Healthcare System

 

Staff: 

Kim Wooten
South Carolina Hospital Association
803.744.3527
kwooten@scha.org