Kathy serves as the Executive Director of Palmetto Care Connections (PCC), an effort in partnership with multiple agencies around SC to develop a statewide Telehealth Network. PCC works with existing telemedicine/telehealth providers to promote/expand their services as well as with new up and coming applications. Kathy has more than 19 years of experience in rural health care working with various types of providers to improve the overall health care delivery systems as well as to recruit and retain providers in those communities. She spent more than twelve years working to foster relationships, develop partnerships, and promote shared services between health care providers in Allendale, Barnwell, and Hampton counties by developing and coordinating the first not-for-profit rural health network in the state. Kathy has also served in various capacities of leadership and management in the rural hospital setting.
Kathy received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina (USC) and holds a Masters in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).