Dr. Ed McKinney, a radiologist, looks at the image of a patient's heart on the Picture Archiving and Communication System at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. PACS is the biggest investment in technology Piedmont has made in the last year. The average costs at the hospital increased 7 percent last year, but PMC still is among the lowest of 11 hospitals in the region, according to the hospital's annual report.
Dr. Ed McKinney, a radiologist, looks at the image of a patient's heart on the Picture Archiving and Communication System at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. PACS is the biggest investment in technology Piedmont has made in the last year. The average costs at the hospital increased 7 percent last year, but PMC still is among the lowest of 11 hospitals in the region, according to the hospital's annual report.
Dr. Ed McKinney, a radiologist, looks at the image of a patient's heart on the Picture Archiving and Communication System at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. PACS is the biggest investment in technology Piedmont has made in the last year. The average costs at the hospital increased 7 percent last year, but PMC still is among the lowest of 11 hospitals in the region, according to the hospital's annual report.

Costs up 7 percent, but PMC still among lowest in region Leaders remain happy with Piedmont's rates

December 05, 2007 12:15 AM

UPDATED December 05, 2007 12:21 AM

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