Intended solely for the use of health professionals, MEDULINE - MUSC's dedicated consultation telephone service - provides convenient access to the physicians and services of MUSC Health. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
When calling MEDULINE to refer a patient for treatment at the MUSC Medical Center, please have the following information available:
- Referring physician's full name, address and telephone numbers
- Patient's full name, address and telephone number(s) and guardian information, if appropriate
- A brief medical history of the patient, including medical procedures already completed
- Insurance information on the patient, or information on who or which organization will accept financial responsibility for the patient's treatment
MEDUCARE Medical Transport Service
843-792-3311 (Charleston area)
|Non-emergency||843-792-7997 (Charleston area)|
Transportation to MUSC Health's urgent and emergent services, such as Level I Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal ICU, Pediatric and Adult ICUs and specialized centers, is available through MUSC's MEDUCARE Medical Transport Service. Ambulance, helicopter or airplane transport is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Meducare can help determine which mode of transportation and which team is most appropriate. MEDUCARE always contacts the referring facility to get transport information, and promptly notifies the MUSC Medical Center staff physician of transportation arrangements and estimated time of arrival.
Patient Medical Records
The Medical University of South Carolina serves the campus, affiliated professional staff, and state health professionals as a database and knowledge center, and academic computing support unit, an electronic education center and a leader in information planning.
Collections exceed 215,000 bound volumes and include subscriptions to 2,462 journal and serial titles (print and electronic). The library serves as a resource library within the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and is a major health sciences resource library for the state of South Carolina, as well as the southeast region.
Continuing Medical Education
The office of Continuing Medical Education, in the College of Medicine, offers annual conferences, postgraduate seminars, updates, reviews and clinical preceptorships. The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Courses meet the standards for Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.
Physician Liaison Program
call MEDULINE 800-922-5250 or 843-792-2200
The Physician Liaison Program provides a personal communication link between MUSC Health and physicians. Physician Liaison staff meet with physicians and other health care providers around the state to keep them up to date on new faculty, services and equipment available at the medical center.