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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.

Chinese physicians exchange ideas

The Augusta Chronicle: April 28, 2015 Inside the simulation center at Georgia Regents University, interim Director Wendy Jo Wilkinson was struggling to get the birthing simulator to deliver a fetus when Dr. Xianhui Zhu made a wry observation. “Maybe...

Allen leads nursing Shared Governance

Allen leads nursing Shared Governance

Carla G. Allen, a Senior Staff Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia, has been named Chair of the Shared Governance Coordinating Council (SGCC).  Shared Governance in Nursing is a professional practice model...

5 signs could suggest alcohol addiction

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Other than tobacco, alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and about 17.6 million people suffer from abuse or dependence. In...

Read: Students clean historic cemetery

The Augusta Chronicle: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Saturday’s cold, misty weather couldn’t deter a group of Georgia Regents University students who’ve pledged to clean up a Harrisburg cemetery they feel has been long forgotten. Students from the...

Watch: Digestive Health Center opens

  Watch television coverage of the Grand Opening Celebration of the new Georgia Regents Digestive Health Center. WJBF News Channel 6 personality and patient Jennie Montgomery helped cut the ribbon and shared how Center Director Dr. Satish Rao...

Moe’s CHOG donation honors golfer

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta franchise owners of Moe’s Southwest Grill® are donating $2,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in honor of PGA golfer Bubba Watson. On a recent episode of the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” Watson told...

Case study: Philips alliance at 18 months

It’s been nearly two years since GRHealth and Royal Philips signed a $300 million, 15-year alliance agreement, and much has been accomplished. A recently published case study offers a closer look at lessons learned, savings realized, processed...

14 GRU docs are tops in nation

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fourteen physicians at Georgia Regents University and GRHealth have been included in the 14th edition of “America’s Top Doctors,®” a national patient reference guide published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. that identifies the top 1...

Special delivery: Quads born at GRMC

When Julianne Kirkland told her husband Matt they were expecting not one, not two, but “three babies, possibly four,” he zoned out while staring at the microwave. About 15 minutes later, when the shock began to dissipate, Matt told...

Motorcyclists deliver big check for CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 13th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride raised nearly $6,200 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia on Saturday, March 21. About 150 motorcyclists participated in the fundraiser that has brought in about $75,000 since 2003 when...

Watch: TV crew films heart surgery

Check out this WJBF-TV News Channel 6 feature story: An Augusta man with no symptoms ended up having five bypasses during open-heart surgery. Following a routine checkup, Wayne Curtis was sent for a stress test and then a heart catheterization...

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet March 23

GRMA Board of Trustees to meet March 23

AUGUSTA, Ga. – 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, March 23, in the Murphy Building, Pathology Conference...

Get free DQ cone today and support CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations across the nation will kick off the brand’s 75th anniversary by giving away ice cream and raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For its 75th “Fanniversary,” DQ fans will...

Compensation committees to meet March 23

Compensation committees to meet March 23

AUGUSTA, Ga. – There will be a meeting of the Compensation Committees of MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in...

IHOP’s 10th Pancake Day supports CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Tuesday, March 3, area IHOP restaurants once again will be offering a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes to each guest in recognition of National Pancake Day. This family-friendly tradition – now in its 10th year...

GRHealth named AHA Fit-Friendly Worksite

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The American Heart Association has recognized GRHealth as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite for championing employee wellness. GRHealth is the only Augusta hospital to achieve this honor. Fit-Friendly Worksites reach gold and...

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