Tag - Emergency Department

Coule named Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Phillip L. Coule has been named Vice President and chief medical officer for Augusta University Health System and associate dean for Clinical Affairs for the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Blackhawk lands at CHOG for emergency drill

If you were near the Children’s Hospital of Georgia Wednesday morning, you might have heard a lot of noise outside of the medical center. That was due to a Blackhawk landing on the hospital’s helipad as part of the U.S. Department of...

Open water: 7 ways to safer swims

Summer getaways often take families to the open waters for refreshing fun. “But, just like pools – ponds, lakes and beaches can be dangerous, especially for children, if you don’t follow some important guidelines,” said Dr. Natalie Lane, medical...

8 tips for better toy shopping

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Christmas is a magical season for children. Visions long ago may have included sugarplums. Today’s children are likely dreaming of toys, toys and more toys. “Childhood is one of the most important and exciting times of life. This is...

Even ‘Ironmen’ need medical care

Members of GRHealth Sports Medicine and the hospital’s Emergency Department staffed the medical tent Sunday at the IRONMAN 70.3 event. More than 3,000 men and women competed in this intense test of athleticism that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56...

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