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Overview

The Hospital
KershawHealth is a comprehensive healthcare system providing a range of diagnostic, medical, surgical, rehabilitation, and post-acute services. It includes the 121-bed Medical Center at Camden, Outpatient Center and Urgent Care at Elgin, West Wateree Medical Complex, sleep diagnostics center, and home health and hospice. With more than 100 years of community service, its mission remains to provide everyone with quality, cost-effective, personalized healthcare and to improve the health and well-being of all served.

Along with sister hospital Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville, SC, KershawHealth is part of the Capella-MUSC Health Network, a new integrated healthcare delivery network operated jointly by Capella Healthcare and MUSC Health (Medical University of South Carolina).   The goal in working together is to ensure the continued provision of high quality local healthcare, to expand services, and to provide seamless access to the advanced care available through MUSC Health

Awards

KershawHealth has been recognized as a 2015 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.

For the second year in a row, KershawHealth earned two Zero Harm awards for having no surgical site infections during elective hip and knee surgeries. In addition, KershawHealth was one of only seven hospitals in the state to receive the 2015 Safe Surgery Hospital designation.  We’ve received the South Carolina Partnership for Health Award of Excellence, and the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence Team Performance Award.

Area Attractions

Kershaw County, South Carolina, is one of South Carolina’s most thriving and desirable places to live, work and visit. There are more than 60 historic sites, some dating back as far as the late 1700s, in Camden’s Historic District, including parks, cottages, and spacious mansions.  Walk the grounds and tour the houses of the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, occupied by Lord Cornwallis while in Camden during the Revolutionary War.

Spring blossoms in the “Steeplechase Capital of the World” with the Carolina Cup.  Fall brings the world-famous Colonial Cup Race.  Other equine events such as horse shows and polo matches are available throughout the year.

Horse Race

Horse Race

Camden is anxious to share yesterday’s treasures with today’s visitors.  The Antiques and Arts District has six antique malls and over a dozen other shops to offer an outstanding selection of antiques and collectibles.

The hospitality of this gracious community will entice you to enjoy this place of history, horses, recreation, festivals, shopping, and dining.

 

To learn more about Camden or Kershaw County, visit these websites:

Recreation

Lake Wateree Park

Lake Wateree Park

Recognized for its superior facilities and programs, the Recreation Department hosts many state and regional tournaments and is a big draw for local residents. Catering to all age groups, the Recreation Department supervises 34 tennis courts, 31 baseball fields 9 soccer fields, 4 volleyball courts, 3 walking paths and a “star struck” observatory for the astronomy enthusiast. Sports programs, crafts and instructional courses are available.

And, of course, Camden is the “Steeplechase Capital of the World.” With the Carolina Cup in the Spring and the Colonial Cup in the Fall, there are numerous equine events in the community.

Distances to Major Cities

Charleston, SC – 127 miles
Columbia, SC – 35 miles
Florence, SC – 53 miles
Myrtle Beach, SC – 122 miles

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