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Doctors Hospital files to build

Doctors Hospital of Augusta filed its letter of intent Friday to seek a certificate of need to build a hospital in Columbia County, the state's largest county without one.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 16, 2014

Mother's Day happy for mom who survived cancer

The biggest worry for Stacy Gross when she was going into breast cancer treatment last year is now her biggest joy: her daughter, Mickaia.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hospital gets 'A' for safety

If Augusta's hospitals were in school, University Hospital would be at the top of the class in safety, according to one group's rankings.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Commission punts on hospital bid

In a meeting Tuesday night, the commission voted to approve all three Augusta hospitals to pursue the needed state permission to build the county's first hospital.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

County's hospital pick will be fought

The Columbia County Commission is poised to choose a partner to build the county's first hospital. The providers foresee a legal battle after Tuesday's decision. 
By Tom Corwin | Monday, March 17, 2014

County might pick hospital partner soon

At least one loophole Columbia County hopes to exploit to get state permission has been used by two other Geor­gia hospitals for expansion.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Session to review hospital bids

The Columbia County Commission will hold a work session at 9 a.m. Friday to review proposals from Doctors Hospital, Georgia Regents Health System and University Hospital to build the first ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Panel punts hospital decision to commission

The Columbia County Hospital Review Committee voted not to make a recommendation to the Columbia County Commission on which of three Augusta hospitals should be picked to build a new one there.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Augusta hospitals prepared for snow

Before the first snowflake fell Tuesday, Augusta hospitals were putting their emergency plans into action.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Super Bowl party fare heavy on calories

Even a "relatively modest consumption" of typical Super Bowl foods can add up to 2,000 calories and 81 grams of fat, the Calorie Control Council said.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Columbia County hospital committee meets

The committee members, which includes two physicians, are to focus more on who will best meet the needs of the county and not worry about the complicated process of meeting the licensing needs, ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Doctors Hospital shifts Columbia County strategy

Months before it filed a bid to build a hospital in Columbia County, Doctors Hospital of Augusta attacked the very loopholes it now wants to exploit to put a facility there.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

Committee to review hospital proposals

A citizen committee will help narrow selection of a partner to build a new hospital in Columbia County, said Ron Cross, the chairman of the Columbia County Commission.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

3 Augusta hospitals vie for Columbia County project

Three Augusta hospitals submitted very different cases for why they should work with Columbia County to build a hospital in the state's largest county without one. Two would not require any ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Resolution, tips can help weight loss

Many people will begin today vowing to lose weight in this new year. And that can be a good thing, said Patricia Ward, a clinical dietitian with Doctors Hospital.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Trinity, Doctors repeat on quality list

The Joint Commission released its Top Performer hospitals list and Trinity and Doctors were among the 1,099 out of 3,300 hospitals surveyed that reached 95 percent or above on key quality measures.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Rowers give fitness clues

Augusta area rowers taking part in a study at Doctors Hospital, in conjunction with the Mayo Clinic, to look at the relationship between exercise, oxygen consumption, fitness and efficiency.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

New tech improves lung biopsy

New technology creates a 3-D image of lungs to help guide doctors in biopsies.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 23, 2013

Lung CT might help find cancer in at-risk patients

Longtime smokers like her might find it easier in the future to get the lung CT screening after the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force issued a draft recommendation that it found "adequate ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Burn center sees 3 with fireworks injuries

Independence Day celebrations were cut short for three people when they were admitted to Doctors Hospital with burns Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, July 5, 2013
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Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

A 14th civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the private probation company Sen­tinel Offender Services, this time in the U.S. District Court’s Brunswick Division.
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