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Columbia County hospital ruling about growth

Columbia County is the state's largest county without a hospital, and at 140,000 people is more than twice as large as the next largest county without one, Walker County, Hearing Officer Ellwood ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Columbia County hospital license properly awarded, judge rules

Georgia Regents Medical Center was correctly awarded a license to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County, an administrative law judge has ruled.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

GRMC buys share of Columbia County surgery center

GRMC bought a 30 percent share in the surgery center, which is owned by the for-profit University Health Resources Inc., and a dozen physicians and podiatrists, said Ed Burr, senior vice president ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Doctors hospital license lawsuit dismissed

After a hearing in Fulton County Superior Court, the judge found he lacked jurisdiction to rule on the challenge to the Georgia Department of Community Health's granting of a Certificate of Need ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Most in US have higher 'heart age,' CDC says

In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors that put them at greater risk of heart disease, the CDC took a first-ever national look at "heart age."
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Georgia Regents, University see need for partners

After his first health system board meeting, CEO and GRU President Brooks Keel said he met with University CEO Jim Davis about a week ago.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Christ Health adds dental at historic home

Christ Community Health Services announced Friday it is renovating its second and third floors to add a physical therapy suite and an eight-chair dental clinic.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Hospital makes changes to reduce worker injuries

Nurses and nurses' aides are among the most likely to get injured on the job, and the federal government will be getting a lot tougher on health care facilities where those injuries occur.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lawsuit to challenge certificate of need permits for building new hospitals

ATLANTA - The three Augusta hospitals wanting to build facilities in Columbia County could be free to do so without government input if a lawsuit filed Tuesday succeeds.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

Testimony concluded Mon­­day in the appeals hearing over the granting of a certificate of need to Georgia Regents Medical Center to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

Buoyed by the Supreme Court's recent health care ruling, advocates say there should be a renewed focus on getting the state of Georgia to expand Medicaid as the Affordable Care Act originally ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, June 27, 2015

University Hospital violation caused by officer, report states

University Hospital was recently chastised by a federal health agency for failing to treat an intoxicated man outside its emergency room, but an off-duty deputy working there apparently told a ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, June 19, 2015

Columbia County hospital appeal begins

Whether Columbia County finally gets its own hospital and who gets to build it could be decided by a hearing beginning today in Atlanta.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wealth of experiences shape resident

As he winds up his residency in general surgery at Georgia Regents Medical Center, Dr. Ray King is being honored as Resident of the Year and looking forward to sharing his wealth of experiences ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, June 12, 2015

Power back on for two hospitals

Power was restored to all affected areas of University Hospital and Georgia Regents University after a three-hour outage Monday, while Georgia Power was still working to restore power to the ...
By Tracey McManus | Monday, June 8, 2015

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

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
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At the conclusion of a hearing Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court, Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. ruled the videotaped statement was legally obtained, freely given and is admissible as ...