MUSC SCTR Institute, an NIH CTSA Program Hub
The South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research (SCTR) Institute is the catalyst for changing the culture of biomedical research, facilitating sharing of resources and expertise, and streamlining research-related processes to bring about large-scale, change in the clinical and translational research efforts in South Carolina. Our vision is to improve health outcomes and quality of life for the population through discoveries translated into evidence-based practice.
ED MAT: Is it cost-effective?
Bearing the brunt of the opioid epidemic, the ED could also hold the key to effective intervention. Three South Carolina EDs — one at MUSC and two in Horry County, Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Grand Strand Medical Center — are piloting a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program for opioid use disorder with monies from the state.