University Hospital

As a community, nonprofit health care system, University offers a range of services to people in the Augusta region. Its cornerstone is the 581-bed University Hospital.

University also offers specialty centers, including the University Breast Health Center, Heart & Vascular Institute and the W.G. Watson M.D. Women's Center.

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: 1350 Walton Way, Augusta, (706) 722-9011.

 

 

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Georgia adds funds to residency expansion

ATLANTA -- State taxpayer funds will cover half the costs of University Hospital System's expansion of its residency program for new physicians after the Board of Regents gave its OK Tuesday.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, May 19, 2015

University, MCG to partner for residencies

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on $800,000 to establish 12 family medicine slots at University Hospital in partnership with the Medical College of Georgia.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, May 18, 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 offers new asthma treatment

Orlow Ball, 66, of Augusta was the first patient at University Hospital, and likely the first in Augusta, to get bronchial thermoplasty to treat his severe persistent asthma.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, April 10, 2015

University moving to add residencies

University Hospital has sent a "letter of interest" to the University System of Georgia, the first formal step in receiving financial help in expanding its residency program for newly graduated ...
By Walter C. Jones | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Officials tout "great year" for University

Despite "stress" all hospitals are facing from increasing financial pressures, University Hospital had a "great year," officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 26, 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

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

University, Doctors fight for Columbia County

The fight to build the first hospital in Columbia County continues despite a decision to award the license to Georgia Regents Medical Center as University and Doctors hospitals have filed notice ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

University Hospital to appeal Columbia County denial

University's board voted Thursday to proceed with the appeal, which will probably be filed next week, said Ed Burr, senior vice president for legal affairs.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

University adds Prompt Care in North Augusta

Signs advertising the new center have been placed in a storefront in Jackson Square at 336 Georgia Ave. The Prompt Care will fill the space left by Men's Refinery BarberSpa.
By Jenna Martin | Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

University to manage Sandersville hospital

University Hospital will help manage the Washington County Regional Medical Center even as it continues to increase its geographic spread across the area.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

University sought Aiken bid during CON chaos

The chaos in health care regulation in South Carolina prompted University to first seek to build a 50-bed facility across the river in Aiken, an official said.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

University seeking Aiken hospital

University Hospital announced this morning it will seek to build a $53 million facility on 40 acres it has purchased at Robert Bell Parkway and Trolley Line Road on the northwest side of Aiken.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Georgia Regents' hospital plan chosen

Georgia Regents Medical Center won a lengthy and hardfought battle over two other Augusta hospitals to build the first hospital in Columbia County, the Georgia Department of Community Health ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Doctors, University get top mark for safety

Doctors and University both earned an "A" grade from Leapfrog, which rated 2,520 hospitals nationwide in its Fall 2014 Safety Score Report for Hospitals.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Ebola scares find hospitals ready

Both University Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center said they were already prepared to use a higher level of personal protective equipment than even the Centers for Disease Control and ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Sharon Jones to headline benefit show

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will headline the Heart Song Concert in February at Bell Auditorium, the University Health Care Foundation said.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Drug firms make big payments to docs

One Augusta physician got more than $150,000 in payments, food and travel from drug and medical device manufacturers, and a dozen others got at least $12,000, according to records released under ...
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Columbia County affirms backing for hospital proposals

Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson transmitted renewed letters of support to officials at the three Augusta hospitals vying to build Columbia County's first hospital.
By Steve Crawford | Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
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