Author - Denise Parrish

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.

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...

5 sleep tips for school-aged children

Everyone needs to sleep. A good night’s sleep boosts health, safety, performance and wellbeing, and it’s especially important for school-age children. “Children and teens need significantly more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and...

Many outpatient surgeries will move to Evans

Georgia Regents Medical Center has purchased a 30-percent ownership in the Surgery Center of Columbia County. This 21,000-square-foot outpatient day surgery facility in Evans opened in 2007 as a joint venture between University Health Resources, Inc...

Tea time for female veterans

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Retired Colonel Judy Mosbey served her country faithfully during World War II. This week, the staff at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home served her. What was on the menu? Hot tea, finger sandwiches and cake. “No men are allowed,” said...

CHOG fountain dedication to be held Tuesday

Children’s Hospital of Georgia officials will hold a dedication ceremony for the new outdoor fountain for patients and families at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the front circle at CHOG. The project – which includes sculpted dolphins hovering above...

Ice bucket challenge: One year later

A year after the famous ice bucket challenge, The Augusta Chronicle talks to Dr. Michael Rivner and one of his patients about ALS care and research and the need to keep funding these efforts at Georgia Regents University. Read: Challenge, walk...

Childhood cancer survivor gives back

Hunter Piper was told he had just two weeks to live when he was in second grade. This Saturday, the 17-year-old high school senior is collecting donations of games, crafts, movies, toys and other items for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia...

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet Sept. 28

The Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, first floor...

CHOG awarded for patient-centric imaging

Augusta University Health (formerly GRHealth) has earned a Patient-Centric Imaging Award from Health Imaging magazine for its makeover of the pediatric imaging suite at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The awards, developed in conjunction with...

CHOG ranks No. 1 in nation

Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the highest performing children’s hospital in the nation in quality and safety. When pediatric patient care at CHOG is compared to that provided at 122 peer hospitals across the country – Augusta’s only children’s...

Hospital retains top stroke care status

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A stroke strikes about every 40 seconds. But new research demonstrates that people with brain bleeds are more likely to survive if they’re treated at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Georgia Regents Medical Center – the first hospital...

Miracle Treat Day arrives July 30

AUGUSTA, Ga. – It’s summer again in the CSRA, and that means everyone is suffering the Georgia heat and could benefit from something cool and refreshing. Lucky for us, local DQ stores will be serving their famous Blizzards on Miracle Treat Day...

Avoid flip-flop fiascos

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A casual summer staple, flip-flops are popular with men, women and kids – especially for outside activities. But before slipping on these warm weather favorites, be sure you know the appropriate way to wear this type of shoe, advises...

WATCH: Camp Lakeside: Coming Soon!

Summer is a time for adventure, fun, and making memories. For a lot of kids, that means heading off to summer camp for a few days. But not all children are fortunate enough, or healthy enough, to enjoy those summer days with their friends. Now, with...

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