Tag - Kevin Dellsperger

Do we understand what patients need?

Dr. Kevin Dellsperger, vice president and chief medical officer, talks about some of the important changes that have been made to improve patient-centric care at AU Health. Here what he has to say about AU Health, along with other healthcare innovations that Philips is making through hospital...

Parking changes will provide more space for patients in decks

If you park in the parking decks that service AU Medical Center, CHOG, or our clinics in the MOB, chances are you’ve seen our patients, families and visitors circling our decks searching for an open parking space. How frustrating it must be to deal with a medical issue or come to visit a loved one...

Hospital units lauded for zero infection rates in 2016

On any given day, about 1 in 25 hospital patients will have a healthcare-associated infection or HAI. Not only are these infections costly, but they can be deadly, so it’s vital that hospitals do all they can to protect patients and help prevent these illnesses. What’s more, reducing...

Visitation restrictions extended

The following communication was sent by Dr. Kevin Dellsperger: It has been decided that visitation restrictions will be extended until May 1, 2017, as the organization is still experiencing a high volume of flu cases, as is the rest of Georgia. This extension will be reassessed just prior to the...

Eat smart for your heart: 6 tips from the chief medical officer

If you want a healthy heart, then aim to eat smart. The first way to do that is to think about legs – not your own, but those you eat, said Dr. Kevin C. Dellsperger. The vice president and chief medical officer for Augusta University Medical Center, has been a cardiologist for more than 30 years...

Eat smart for your heart

The 2017 CSRA Heart Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at The Greeneway in North Augusta. For more information, to join a team, or make a donation, visit csraheartwalk.org AUGUSTA, Ga. – If you want a healthy heart, then aim to eat smart. The first way to do that is to think about...

Dellsperger named examiner for national quality award

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has named Dr. Kevin Dellsperger, vice president and chief medical officer at AU Health System, as a Senior Examiner of the Board of Examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the...

GRHealth awarded for safety, quality in heart surgery

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents Medical Center has earned a statewide award for enhancing cardiac care from the Partnership for Health and Accountability, an affiliate of the Georgia Hospital Association. GRHealth earned third place among Georgia hospitals with more than 300 beds for successfully...

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