WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK

Rural Health Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality care to our patients in Aiken county and surrounding areas. Help our health center grow by completing our patient satisfaction survey. Your thoughts will promote continued growth and improvements to the services offered at our facilities. All responses will remain confidential and anonymous.

DEDICATED TO YOUR HEALTH

For more than 45 years, Rural Health Services (RHS) has provided a wide array of primary and preventive healthcare services to the population of Aiken County and surrounding areas.

RHS is a private, non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). RHS offers culturally-competent, comprehensive primary, preventive, and supplemental healthcare services to all people, regardless of ability to pay, through its main facility in Aiken and satellite facilities in Clearwater and South Aiken.

A MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Executive Team, providers, and staff, I would like to thank the Aiken County community for allowing Rural Health Services to be your Primary Care Medical Home during the past year.

Our mission to provide accessible, quality, comprehensive primary healthcare services in a dignified and culturally-competent manner would not be possible without the incredible support from our loyal patients and community partners.

I am incredibly proud to call this community our home and you, our family. I look forward to another fantastic year of compassion, quality, and caring.

BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

School-Based Health Services

340B Program

Agriculture Department

Rural Health Services is proud to announce that it has been awarded Gold status in the Advocacy Center of Excellence (ACE) Program.

By becoming an ACE, Rural Health Services is committed to integrating advocacy into our organization`s mission and operation to ensure our health center, the patients we serve, and the community at large have a voice in critical policy decisions.

An Advocacy Center of Excellence (ACE) is a Community Health Center that creates a culture of advocacy to ensure that policymakers at all levels of government commit to investing in the affordable, equitable, and innovative care that health centers provide. ACE levels--bronze, silver, and gold-- recognize consistent engagement and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to making advocacy an organizational priority. As an ACE, RHS actively partners with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) on federal policy issues and the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA) on key local-level policy issues impacting our health center and patients.
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Siemeon Shoutlz

Title: Patient Information Specialist

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 16 Years

Where they’re from: Atlanta, GA

A little about them: "I went to Voorhees College"
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight our CEO Carolyn Emanuel-McClain

Title: Chief Executive Officer

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 14 Years

Where they’re from: Pembroke, NC

A little about them: "I received my BA Sociology from Pembroke State University, Master of Public Health UNC Chapel Hill, NC"

A fun fact: "I am a Tar Heel Fan"
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The #AffordableCareAct has led to a historic
advancement of health equity in the U.S., from lowering
health care premiums & expanding coverage to
improving maternal health & extending postpartum
coverage! The #ACA is increasing access & lowering
costs for all Americans! #ACA14
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Grayson Ross!

Title: Sexual Health Program Manager

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 1.5 Years

Where they’re from: Arlington, Texas

A little about them: "I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Political Science and History. I love to travel, watch real housewives, and eat tacos."

A fun fact: "I`m currently learning how to play the piano!"
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RHS Medicaid and Marketplace Outreach Team went to the Aiken High School basketball game on Friday! They were there to provide information to parents about special enrollment and our NEW Early Childhood Development Program.
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#community #outreach #earlychildhood #medicaid #marketplace
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Dr. Rochelle D. Hammett.

Title: Internal Medicine Physician

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 1 Year

Where they’re from: Cleveland, Ohio

A little about them: "I am one of 19 children and the only physician. I went to undergraduate school at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. I graduated from Case Western Reserve University Medical School in Cleveland, Ohio as well as did my Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. I am an artist using multiple media to create stills and portraits."

A fun fact: "I am a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated."
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Rural Health Services is looking for community input! Please complete this survey to provide feedback on accessing sexual health care in Aiken County. All entries will be entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card.
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Kyle Herbert.

Title: Chief Financial Officer

How long they’ve worked for RHS: Almost 7 months

Where they’re from: Columbia, SC

A little about them: “University of Richmond, Rooting for the Gamecocks in all sports”

A fun fact: “I was an Adjunct Professor of Accounting for ten years at the University of South Carolina”
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Cedrick Hair, PharmD, MBA, AAHIVP.

Title: Director of Pharmacy

How long they’ve worked for RHS: Almost 5 years

Where they’re from: Little Mountain, SC

A little about them: "Undergrad-University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC ), MBA and Doctorate in Pharmacy-South University (Columbia, SC). I enjoy traveling and biking. I love music...I play the piano and have done it for 10+years. I enjoy gardening :-)"

A fun fact: "I have a twin brother who is an attorney in SC 😄"
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Crystal Jenkins.

Title: Referral Specialist

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 3 Years

Where they’re from: Spartanburg, SC

A little about them: "I graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg. I am a beauty consultant in my spare time, so I spend evenings and weekends working on promoting my business. I love spending time with my family and friends. For fun I like to shop, go to movies, and events. I love to travel and try new things. I just love life."

A fun fact: "I love to cook :)"
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Kimya Justice.

Title: Adult Medicine Patient Care Coordinator for CCPC and FHC

How long they’ve worked for RHS: Almost 5 Years

Where they’re from: Aiken, SC

A little about them: "I graduated from the College of Charleston with a BA in Biology. I worked for SC DHEC in the Aiken Environmental Office (covering multiple counties) as an Air Quality Control Specialist for 7 years before leaving and pursuing my nursing degree. I currently hold a BSN and working on my MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management. I love all things sports and travel. Any beach with white sand and clear blue water are my first choices!"

A fun fact: "I LOVE SNEAKERS! I`m ashamed to state how many pairs I currently own!!"
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Happy #TeamMemberMonday! Today, we highlight Brianna Sample.

Title: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

How long they’ve worked for RHS: 2.5 Years

Where they’re from: Michigan

A little about them: "I grew up in Michigan and I am still a HUGE U of M fan. I moved to Georgia in 2013 for nursing school and have remained there since! I met my now husband in 2016. My family and I enjoy being on the lake, tubing, swimming and grilling out. We are also big football fans and spend winter months grilling out together and watching games.
I`m an avid reader, I listen to audiobooks to and from work every day."

A fun fact: “I was a gymnast off and on for almost 12 years until I injured my back!"
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