Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics

Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, briefly renamed for Georgia Health Sciences University, was the name for what is now known as Georgia Regents Health System after the controversial merger of Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University to become Georgia Regents University

This page will retain all content related to Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics prior to the name change in January of 2013.

Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, the clinical arm of Georgia Health Sciences University, delivers the most advanced medical care available and leads a team of physicians, nurses, therapists, pharmacists and others who are highly trained in their specialties and inpatient- and family-centered care. All its physicians are board-certified or board-eligible.

The health system includes a 483-bed adult hospital, a 149-bed Children's Medical Center, an Ambulatory Care Center with more than 80 outpatient clinics in one setting, the Georgia Radiation Therapy Center and a Specialized Care Center housing a 13-county Level I regional trauma center. The health system completed work on its $31 million outpatient Cancer Center in 2010.

In addition to providing care in the Augusta area, Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics physicians travel to more than 90 satellite clinics across the state and region.

Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics: 1120 15th St., Augusta, (706) 721-CARE (2273).

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Hospitals to cover doctor losses in new agreement

Providing round-the-clock coverage in the operating room or in imaging at Georgia Regents Medical Center can leave physicians wanting for payment. The health system’s board voted to help.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Former MCG nurse indicted on racketeering charge

Alishia N. Williams, 58, faces charge of theft and violation of the state's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Children's hospitals part of search for better care

The Pediatric Health Improvement Coalition is joining together 1,500 pediatricians in Georgia and the state's five children's hospitals, to advocate for better healthcare for children.
Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Georgia Regents looks to expand digestive health offerings

The health system is pursuing plans for a $10 million Diges­tive Health Center on the mostly vacant second floor of the old College of Den­tal Medicine building nearby.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Drug targets difficult cancer

A new and unique clinical trial at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center is targeting the way pancreatic cancer eludes the immune system, offering hope for better survival.
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Full-term births might be rule

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's proposed budget includes a line item under Medicaid that would end coverage for elective births before 39 weeks of pregnancy, or what is considered full-term.
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Women at risk for heart disease

The American Heart Association has designated Friday as National Wear Red Day to help promote awareness of heart disease in women, which is the No. 1 killer of women.
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Eating packs a punch during Super Bowl

The average person will consume about 1,200 calories and more than 50 grams of fat just from snacking on Super Bowl Sunday, which doesn't count meals, say Augusta dietitians.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

Better stroke care at GRMC earns distinction

Georgia Regents Medical Center has earned an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center designation from the Joint Commission. It is the only hospital in Georgia with the distinction and one of only 17 ...
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Fast treatment helps save patients

Implementing a new protocol to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia is the focus of a five-year grant for Georgia Regents University Cancer Center to lead an effort to improve outcomes.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013

New names for MCG hospitals

Medical College of Georgia Hospital would become Georgia Regents Medical Center and its Children's Medical Center would become Children's Hospital of Georgia under a resolution approved by the ...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Flu? Maybe, but what kind is it?

New technology allows hospital to better identify infections and viruses.
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013

Flu mild locally but worse for seniors

In the CDC's latest flu report released Friday, the rate of seniors hospitalized with lab-confirmed influenza A H3N2 jumped from 69.8 per 100,000 to 82.1 per 100,000.
Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

GRU needs to make '$18 million swing'

As officials still cope with the consolidated universities that have become Georgia Regents University, its clinical system is facing its own series of adjustments.
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Flu down locally, but raging nationally

While flu is widespread in almost every state, it is down in Augusta from peaks in November and December, local physicians said.
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Neonatal IC unit helps families

Medical students, employees, churches and others donated a Christmas to hospitalized children and their families Tuesday.
By Lisa Kaylor | Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

GHSU clinic tests for cancer risk

With a new genetic counseling clinic at Georgia Health Sciences University, patients can get an insight into their hereditary risk for cancer simply by spitting in a cup.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Flu causes MCG to restrict visitation

A rise in flu cases in Augusta, particularly among children, prompted Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics to temporarily restrict hospital visitation to those over age 17, the hospital ...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Radiothon raises nearly $227,000

The Cares for Kids Radiothon for the Georgia Health Sciences Children's Medical Center raised $226,978 this weekend, which was $65,000 more than 2011's total, the hospital announced.
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Device can help treat, prevent certain cancers

Through Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center, Cindy Lee was offered an alternative of an intrauterine device that releases small amounts of a contraceptive progestin mixture. And five ...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

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