The Augusta Chronicle: Patient advocate returns to Augusta for talk

Julie Ginn Moretz, the associate vice chancellor for patient- and family-centered care at the University of Arkansas for Medicalmoretz-julie Sciences and the former director of Family Services Development at the Medical College of Georgia, was the keynote speaker Oct. 13 and 14 at the 10th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference at AU Medical Center.

Moretz helped the health system pioneer the PFCC philosophy while her late son Daniel was a patient at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia more than a decade ago. Eliminating visitation restrictions and creating patient and family advisory councils are two of the many health care improvements that came about under her leadership.

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The Augusta Chronicle: Patient advocate returns to Augusta for talk
Oct. 14, 2016
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Denise Parrish is Senior Communications Strategist for Operations at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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