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SC: ChartSpan to Open 300-Job New Office in Greenville County

25 Apr, 2016


ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Inc., a healthcare data company, is establishing operations in downtown Greenville, S.C. The development is expected to bring $3.2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 300 new jobs.

Founded in 2013 as a participant in Greenville's NEXT Innovation Center, ChartSpan is a healthcare company that specializes in patient engagement technology and medical managed services. The company allows doctors and patients to engage with each other through mobile applications, portals and chronic care services.

Located at 2 North Main St. in downtown Greenville, ChartSpan's new facility is comprised of nearly 100,000 square-feet of office space and will support the company's clinical support operations.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. For more information on ChartSpan, visit www.chartspan.com.

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"This is an unbelievably exciting moment in ChartSpan's evolution. We have a deep love and affinity for Greenville. The S.C. Department of Commerce, the Greenville Department of Economic Development, NEXT and Greenville city leaders have helped us every step of the way. Our ability to expand in the downtown area is a reflection of a remarkably strong and collaborative partnership established for businesses in the NEXT program and supported by the Greenville Area Development Corporation." - ChartSpan CEO and Co-Founder Jon-Michial Carter

"ChartSpan's $3.2 million investment, and the 300 new jobs it will create, will have a huge impact in Greenville and across the state, and we couldn't be more excited to continue this partnership and watch them succeed here for a very long time." -Gov. Nikki Haley

"Providing the support and infrastructure necessary for our entrepreneurial, technology-based companies to grow is critical to the future of our economy. For this reason, the South Carolina Office of Innovation continues to support organizations like the NEXT Innovation Center, which was a grant recipient during our recent Innovation Challenge. I offer my congratulations to both NEXT and ChartSpan on this remarkable announcement and look forward to supporting both as they continue to create jobs and opportunities in our state." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"Greenville County continues to grow and support cutting-edge technology companies like ChartSpan because of our high quality of life, well-educated workforce and innovative business sector. We are thrilled to see ChartSpan's entrepreneurial spirit and efforts lead to this expansion here in Greenville." -Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor

FIVE FAST FACTS             

  • ChartSpan launching new operations in Greenville County.
  • $3.2 million to create 300 new jobs.
  • ChartSpan is a healthcare data company which specializes in patient engagement technology.
  • New operations will be located at 2 North Main St. in downtown Greenville.

For more information on ChartSpan, visit www.chartspan.com.

About ChartSpan

ChartSpan helps doctors and patients engage with each other beyond the clinical encounter. ChartSpan offers a mobile consumer health platform for patients and an innovative "Engagement-as-a-Service" platform for clinics, hospitals and health systems. In addition to being the most downloaded medical mobile app in the United States, ChartSpan is proud to have been named one of the 2015 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in America. 

About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

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