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Community Contributions

We are committed to providing quality care to our communities.  As part of an investor-owned hospital system, we pay more than $2.5 million in local taxes annually that go toward the improvement of local infrastructures and community programs.
We take the complex issues facing the uninsured very seriously.  As such, East Cooper Medical Center offers discount rates to all uninsured patients who receive treatment at our hospital, regardless of their income level.

Local Taxes Paid in 2010
Property Tax $355,037
Sales Tax $2,187,361

Economic Impact in 2010
Total Employees 573
Salaries/Wages/Benefits $38,193,403
Capital Funds Reinvested $17,755,960
Total Economic Impact $55,949,363

Charity and Discounted Care in 2010
Charity Care $3,673,615
Discount to the Uninsured $13,274,981

Our Local Giving

  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Buddy Walk
  • Center for Women
  • Cooper Community Outreach
  • Hospice of Charleston
  • March of Dimes
  • Mt. Pleasant Relay for Life- American Cancer Society
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lowcountry
  • Walk for Autism-Charleston
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