Tag - Innovation

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...

AUHealth Advantage: PFCC

What does patient- and family-centered care mean to you? Participation? Collaboration? Information sharing? “Patient- and family-centered care to me means we not only involve our patient, but our family member in everything we are doing,” Nicole...

AUHealth Advantage: Research

  Being an academic health center, Augusta University differs from community hospitals. We have three primary missions — patient care, education and research. This culture and infrastructure allows us to bring world-class clinicians, pioneering...

AUHealth Advantage: Technology

As the region’s only academic health center, we offer remarkable advantages when it comes to health care. One of the most obvious advantages is the access to technologies that aren’t available in smaller community hospitals. And it’s getting some...

5 questions about hand sanitizer answered

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hand sanitizers are more popular than ever – and so are myths about the products. “We get a lot of questions about hand sanitizers and their uses. Are they safe? Are they effective?” said Dr. Stephen Hsu, a Georgia Regents University...

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