Georgia Regents Medical Center

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Bill for accessing top hospital salaries varies

Finding out what the top leaders at Georgia Regents Health System earn costs more than at some other large public hospitals.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 29, 2015

GRU renovations approved

ATLANTA - The construction of a new operating room and renovation of the health-sciences student center at Georgia Regents University each got a green light.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Doctors Hospital sues state

Doctors Hospital of Augusta is suing the state over its decision to award a license to build a hospital in Columbia County using a rare exception to the license standards.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, May 4, 2015

Hospital puts nurse pay cut on hold

Calling it a "good faith error," the interim CEO of Georgia Regents Medical Center said that eliminating some pay incentives, which were loudly protested Wednes­day, is on hold for now.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 1, 2015

GRMC nurses oppose pay cuts

In two months veteran senior staff nurse Amie Powell will have her pay cut by Georgia Regents Medical Center and she is not happy about it.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spending of reserves questioned at GRU

While it helped solve problems working together years ago, Georgia Regents University and its health systems and faculty practices should re-evaluate whether that integrated governance is still ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, April 23, 2015

Nurse files whistle-blower suit

Kim Cheely filed the Richmond County State Court whistle-blower lawsuit March 9, alleging she was fired in retaliation for her insistence that the oncology unit and bone marrow transplant unit ...
By Sandy Hodson | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Couple feels 'blessed' with quadruplets

After a miscarriage early last year, Matt and Julianne Kirkland, of Athens, turned to an infertility treatment that paid off in a way they could never have expected - quadruplets.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

GRU community outreach initiative targets lung cancer

Using a $1.74 million, three-year grant, GRU's Cancer Center and partners are launching the c-CARE initiative in an effort to target lung cancer and then other preventable cancers.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Nurse helped pave way at MCG

While Black History Month often focuses on the deeds of the famous, it might not touch on the work of pioneers like Clymonteen Livingston Jones, 83, who helped tranform the environment around them ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Hospital appeal set for June

The hearing for the appeal of the state's decision to award a license to Georgia Regents Medical Center to build a hospital in Columbia County won't begin until June 22, much later than first ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Documents shed light on Azziz resignation

Dr. Ricardo Azziz will get an additional $25,000 in support during a year of education leave that follows his resignation, and his salary after that year would be 65 percent of his current pay, or ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Augusta boy doing well on marijuana drug

Preston Weaver, the first to receive the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex through a clinical trial at Georgia Regents University, is getting bigger.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Group blasts children's hospital over in-house McDonald's

The children’s hospital was declared among “the six worst public hospital food environments” by the Physicians Committee for Re­spon­sible Medicine.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

GR Health, University Hospital look at partnership

The two are already working together on some residencies and would like to expand more, but the two could also help each other respond to shrinking reimbursements now and in the future, University ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

GR Health increasing university support

Georgia Regents Health System is ahead of budget halfway through its fiscal year but needs to avoid a repeat of a slump in the next quarter that strained its finances last year, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Azziz leave plan $1.1 million

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz will get a paid year of leave plus a $470,000 one-time payment after he leaves the presidency, a package worth more than $1.1 million.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Azziz: Resignation is 'positive moment'

Saying he has finished “a very specific mission,” Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz resigned Thursday after nearly five years at the university.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Clinical Research Unit opens

The newly dedicated Clinical Research Unit at Children's Hospital of Georgia joins a Clinical Research Unit that had previously opened in Georgia Regents Medical Center.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

New Ronald McDonald House opens

Ronald McDonald House showed off its new 23-bedroom facility on Thursday, the fruits of a $5.9 million fund-raising campaign.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
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