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Senator urges challege to injustice

Georgia Sen. Hardie Davis, D-Augusta, said Monday that people should "become divinely dissatisfied with the status quo of life" and challenge inequality, particularly in health care.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Jan. 20, 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

MyChart connects patients and providers

The MyChart app allows patients to request and in some places schedule their own appointments, review their medications and request refills and see lab results.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

First New Year's baby a girl

She-Miah Peak was born one minute after midnight at University Hospital.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

University Hospital clinic helping meet needs

Augusta faces a number of demographic hurdles to overcome in improving health. Nearly 27 percent of adults lacked any form of health insurance, which can mean that routine and preventive care is ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Cancer patient's baby is greatest gift

Childbirth disrupted Stacy Gross' chemotherapy, but now she is back on track.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

University will pitch a hospital in Evans

University Hospital's board voted Thursday to pursue a proposal to build a $150 million hospital in Columbia County.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

CDC: Flu shot protected millions last year

Using data from last year and sophisticated modeling, the flu shot prevented 79,000 additional hospitalizations to go along with the 381,000 who were actually hospitalized. 
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

Consolidation, collaboration in Georgia hospital future?

Many of the recent hospital mergers have been in the $3 billion to $4 billion range and it might take being part of an organization that large to compete, said Jim Davis, the CEO of University ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Breast cancer survivor, mentor leaves legacy

For many breast cancer patients since she helped found the Breast Health Center at University Hospital in 2000, Pam Anderson has been the first person breast cancer patients see after diagnosis.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013

10,000 take part in breast cancer walk

The Mira­cle Mile Breast Cancer Walk raised more than $400,000 for the University Health Care Foundation that will help fund mammograms for the uninsured through Uni­ver­sity Hospital's Mobile ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Miracle Mile special for new survivor

As a development officer for University Health Care Foundation, Kathleen Bailie has worked with many breast cancer survivors. But this year when she walks, she will know exactly how they feel.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Season start sees little flu in Georgia

A weekly report that covered the period ending Oct. 5 in Georgia found that slightly less than 1 percent of visits to physician offices and emergency rooms were by patients with flu-like illness.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Pregnant breast cancer patient faces chemo

The thing Stacy Gross worried about most wasn't the surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her right breast. It is what the chemotherapy that follows might do to her unborn daughter.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

Pregnant patient battles breast cancer

It is rare and estimates range widely about just how rare breast cancer occurs in pregnant women
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Health reform requires genetic testing

The start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Tuesday also coincides with the beginning of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. 
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Flu hits early in Augusta

University Hospital has had 10 lab-confirmed cases of influenza already and two were serious enough to send patients to the Intensive Care Unit, said Dr. Craig Smith, medical director for ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Hospice, alternatives sought for end-stage cancer

Mary Pitzer reflects a trend of cancer patients choosing hospice care over aggressive treatment. "I just wanted to be home," the Martinez woman said.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

University expands heart treatment

University Hospital will spend more than $7.4 million to expand cardiac services to respond to new technology and treat more patients whose heart rhythms have gone awry.
Thursday, Aug 22, 2013

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