Georgia Regents Medical Center

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GRU Cancer Center reaching out to minorities

GRU Cancer Center received a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community Site.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Session focuses on vaccines

A small crowd gathered information on the importance of immunizations during Healthy Augusta's first Lunch and Learn session, quizzing health officials.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Surgery reshaped boy's skull

Just above his grinning face, a large red “T” across the middle and top of his head marked where surgeons went in and placed springs to help his skull grow normally.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Woman arrested after son's mouth taped

An Augusta woman has been charged after nurses said she taped her 2-year-old son's mouth shut to keep him quiet.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Each hospital touts site, finds fault with opposing plans

Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Georgia Regents Medical Center and University Hospital have all submitted requests for a Certificate of Need to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County, the ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, July 5, 2014

New trauma designation challenged

A push by Doctors Hos­pital to be designated a trauma center could end up costing patients an automatic $9,900 once they step through the door of Doctors, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, June 28, 2014

University cruises while GRHS falters

Georgia Regents found itself at the end of May with about $15.5 million behind budget. University, on the other hand, was $3.4 million ahead of budget and $13.4 million ahead.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Students study along researchers at GRU camp

For Academy of Richmond County science teacher Judy Ward and four current and recently high school grads, summer vacation entails biomedical research, empiricisms and lab safety.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Marijuana-derived drug Epidiolex shows promise; drug could be tested at Georgia Regents University

A marijuana-derived drug that might be tested at Georgia Regents University showed success in patients with hard-to-treat seizures.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Georgia Regents files certificate to build hospital

Georgia Regents Medical Center filed the required certificate of need to build a $195 million teaching hospital in Grovetown.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, June 12, 2014

New center part of addiction services

The Bluff Plantation property is now undergoing renovations to make sure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other healthcare regulations before the center can turn in its ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Azziz responds to investigation into GRU public safety officers

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz says he will not tolerate conduct by university employees that has the potential to harm others. 
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Driveway at GRMC to close

A portion of the driveway off 15th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Monday, June 2, 2014

Reports show GRU officer's weapons use

Only six of GRU’s 56 officers used force against suspects more than nine times. Officer Wesley Martin topped that list with 24 incidents. The list also included three supervisory officers.
By Sandy Hodson and Travis Highfield | Saturday, May 31, 2014

GRU testing cancer drug first

A clinical trial is beginning at the cancer center for a drug called NLG919 that is an inhibitor of the indoleamine 2.3-dioxygenase enzyme or IDO for short.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Hospital unveils upgraded Children's emergency department

The newly renovated Emergency Department at the Children's Hospital of Georgia was dedicated Tuesday.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, May 20, 2014

GR Health files to build hospital

GR Health filed its letter of intent to seek the required Certificate of Need for a Columbia County hospital, which means it has 30 days to put in the actual application.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hefner steps down as CEO at medical center

David Hefner, the CEO of Georgia Regents Medical Center, is stepping down after three years to pursue other opportunities, the health system announced Tuesday afternoon.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, April 29, 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

Huntington's families need fellowship

Michelle Teague lost her mother and two sisters from the fatal neurodegenerative disease, called Huntington's disease.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, April 26, 2014
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