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GRMA Board of Trustees meets June 22

GRMA Board of Trustees meets June 22

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, June 22, in the Murphy Building, Pathology Conference...

Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet June 10

Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet June 10

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet at noon on Wednesday, June 10, on the fourth...

Medical Center, Health System boards to meet July 1

Medical Center, Health System boards to meet July 1

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Boards of Directors of MCG Health Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, will meet Wednesday July 1, in room BI-2077. The Medical Center...

A.C.T. to keep kids from hot cars

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 500 children have died since 1998 after being left or becoming trapped in a motor vehicle. “Heat is more dangerous to kids than adults,” said Rene Hopkins, a nurse educator and coordinator for Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led...

AVPs named in Communications & Marketing

AVPs named in Communications & Marketing

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Cathleen Caldwell has been named Associate Vice President of Marketing, and Christen Carter has been named Associate Vice President of Communications in the Division of Communications and Marketing at Georgia Regents University. “In...

Kroger fundraiser benefits NICU

Area Kroger stores raise money for Children’s Hospital of Georgia Campaign will provide funds for NICU expansion AUGUSTA, Ga. – Today through June 9, local Kroger stores will be asking customers to Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are and purchase...

J. Lo advocates for children’s hospitals

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jennifer Lopez is joining Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as an official spokesperson to encourage supporters to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are.” The actress and singer is the latest celebrity to join CMN’s efforts to...

Parkinson’s seminar set for Friday

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease this year, joining the nearly 1.5 million people – including actor Michael J. Fox – already living with PD. Learn more about this neurological illness when the...

Nurses Week: Blessing of the Hands

Chaplain Brennan Francois says a prayer with nurses at Georgia Regents Medical Center during one of many Blessing of the Hands ceremonies on National Nurses Day during National Nurses Week 2015. Hospital chaplains roam the hospital floors each year...

Read: Recognize signs of alcohol problem

U.S. News & World Report: May 5, 2015 More than 17 million Americans suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence. But not everyone can tell when heavy drinking crosses the line to alcoholism. To help people identify when drinking becomes a problem...

Read: Philips/GRHealth: 18 months later

DotMed: April 30, 2015 On July 1, 2013, Philips Healthcare and Georgia Regents Medical Center embarked on a 15-year partnership worth $300 million to transform the health care delivery model.  Nearly two years later, GRHealth has experienced about...

Woman finds kidney donor on Reddit

Pictured above are Kayla Davis (right) and her kidney donor Jennifer Moss in Davis’ room at Georgia Regents Medical Center shortly after the successful transplant surgery. (Photo courtesy of Time.com) Time.com: April 30, 2015 Jennifer Moss and...

Read: The outsourcing explosion

Fierce Health Finance: April 21, 2015 Hospitals turn to outside firms to provide more clinical services [Special Report] Hospital imaging often renders a disquieting financial picture. The equipment costs millions of dollars to either purchase or...

Watch: WJBF EXTRA “Inside Heart Health”

After taking viewers inside the operating room for heart surgery with Drs. Vijay Patel and Vinayak Kamath a few weeks ago, WJBF News Channel 6 Reporter Renetta Dubose talks with three heart patients about their diagnoses and treatments. Patient...

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...

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