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#YeahTHATAgenda: Swamp Rabbits Unveil Cancer Fighting Jerseys, Dick James Remembered, Breaking Ground in Greer Station, Are We Living in the Matrix?

Jan 16, 2019 08:50AM ● By Chris Haire
The Greenville Swamp Rabbits will host their annual Stick It to Cancer game and fundraiser this Friday, Jan. 18. To get fans excited for the night, yesterday the hockey team unveiled their jersey's for the ice rink showdown. 

We had a chance to ask the Swamp Rabbits's creative director, Ian Farrell, about the stunning design and the importance of the Stick It to Cancer game.

"On my end, the inspiration behind the design was creating a jersey that players would be able to make their own," Farrell says. "Each player will have the opportunity to write the name of a loved one affected by cancer. It makes it personal, rather than simply wearing a specialty jersey. The jerseys will be auctioned off at the end of the night, with a portion of the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society."

Farrell also notes, "Our team/organization has had a Stick it to Cancer game for many years. It's our night to partner with local cancer organizations and 1) give back to something that has affected many of us and 2) bring more awareness to this terrible disease. "

The Swamp Rabbits will also be hosting a luminary ceremony before the game.

Greenville legal community mourns the death of attorney Dick James (Greenville News)

Gov. Henry McMaster backs 5% teacher pay raise, rebating $200 million to SC taxpayers (Myrtle Beach Sun News)

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Bracing for a Hazy Robo-Future, Ford and VW Join Forces (Wired)

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CEO and co-founder

Jon-Michial Carter leads ChartSpan as CEO and cofounder. Doctors, clinics, and health systems hire ChartSpan to care for patients with chronic conditions between doctor visits. Telephonically communicating with patients each month, ChartSpan clinicians assist patients with their everyday healthcare needs to prevent complications and hospitalizations.

ChartSpan was chosen by the Mayo Clinic and Iron Yard Ventures as one of the Top 10 new healthcare startup companies in America in 2013. In 2015, ChartSpan was chosen as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in America, and in 2018, ChartSpan became the nation’s largest managed provider of patient care coordination services.

Having raised more than $25 million in venture capital, ChartSpan headquarters are located in 100,000 square feet of office space in downtown Greenville. Currently employing more than 200 people, ChartSpan expects to hire an additional 300 new employees in the next 36 months. 

Carter is a board member of NEXT, an organization providing an entrepreneurial ecosystem for more than 100 Greenville area startups. He sits on the boards of several Greenville companies and was recently featured in a Business Week article naming Greenville as the new “Silicon Valley of the South.”

J. Patrick Carter
ChartSpan Medical Technologies
Executive Vice President of Clinical Services and Co-Founder

J. Patrick Carter is a 20-year medical provider, administrator, and university professor with extensive national and international experience. He also has eleven years of successful entrepreneurial and executive management experience.

Prior to joining ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Carter served as interim program director for the East Carolina University Physician Assistant Program. During his tenure, Carter was responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction related to academic affairs, clinical education, and was instrumental in the implementation of mobile educational technologies and expansion of the global health curriculum.

Carter has also been actively involved in global healthcare, traveling to South and Central America to care for poverty-stricken patients with limited and often times no access to healthcare.

Carter currently oversees Clinical Services provided by employees of ChartSpan, develops and deploys data integration strategies with electronic health record companies, and works on various data integration projects as a member of the ChartSpan technology team.
Carter lives in Greenville with his wife and two children. When not at work or with his family, he can be found surfing the waves along the South Carolina beaches or traveling to remote areas of the planet.