Tag - Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Students and faculty offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, the Augusta University College of Nursing hosts an interdisciplinary student-run health fair providing free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. This outreach program brings together teams of expert health care...

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...

CEO announces AU Medical Center Leadership Forum Series

Great leaders are rarely born that way. It takes years of experience – success and failure – to become a true leader. Leaders know how to communicate with others. They have developed and know how to use emotional intelligence. They are good coaches and directors who have learned how to build...

Mel Story’s story

My life saved; paying it forward. — Mel Story, Patient and Family Advisor volunteer   Read the story of Mel Story, an AU Health Patient and Family Advisor, as we celebrate National Volunteer Week: have a long history with this health system — my dad actually retired from here back when it was...

Couple expecting twins marry in hospital chapel Thursday

Sr. Airman Allison Gross, 22, of Indiana, and Craig Harville, 21, of California, were married at 3 p.m. Thursday in the second-floor chapel at AU Medical Center. Allison, who is 30-weeks pregnant with twin girls, is on bedrest and under the watchful care of the doctors and nurses in Labor and...

ACR Bulletin: Primer on Patient- and Family-Centered Care

The American College of Radiology recently published a blog on Patient- and Family-Centered Care by Dr. Alison Ulbrandt, a Radiology resident at the Medical College of Georgia. Read Ulbrandt’s take on the philosophy of care delivery that was pioneered at Augusta University Medical Center in...

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