Augusta University Health has once again been named a national top performer for its dedication and commitment to LGBTQ equality in patient care.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Augusta University Health's hospital staff has grown closer but also accumulated grief and stress. To provide a respite, mental health pods have been created.
Cousins who know firsthand the impact of losing a parent work to provide Bear Hug Bags to comfort grieving children, as well as scholarships and job search support to high-schoolers.
One support person may still accompany a patient seeking treatment in Augusta University’s adult emergency department. However, due to social distancing requirements, the support person must wait outside until the patient is placed in an exam room.
Former Augusta mayor Bob Young has organized a pop-up parade through the medical district to honor health care workers.
One of the most heartbreaking aspects of COVID-19 for patients being treated for the disease is the isolation. To reduce the spread of infection, patients with COVID-19 cannot have family or friends there for support.
Augusta University Health welcomes two parents or support persons to accompany pediatric patients at Augusta University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
Many residents, church and community groups in the Augusta area are sewing cloth face masks for family and friends, and some have asked to donate them to Augusta University Health. These donations are welcomed with open arms.
As some patient appointments and elective procedures resume this week, Augusta University Health is modifying visitation restrictions and implementing additional safety measures to protect patients, families and caregivers, such as requiring...
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Augusta University ranks among the best in the nation for health care equality.
AUMC presented the 2018 PFCC Awards at the January banquet.
Registration is now open for the PFCC Conference, and registration will include a light breakfast for morning participants and refreshments for afternoon participants.
Dr. Lara Stepleman was named LGBTQ patient, family liaison.
AU Health will hold Honor Walks to pay tribute to organ donors and their families. Locations have been selected inside AU Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Each Honor Walk will be announced overhead so staff can choose to...
More than 30 people participated in the Brave the Shave to raise money for Childhood Cancer Awareness.
Julie Moretz was recently recognized in Managed Healthcare Executive for her work bringing patients and families into all aspects of the business.
Awards banquet recognizes those who exemplify the standards and best practices of Patient- and Family-Centered Care.
The 11th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference: IMPACT the Patient Experience, is Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Jr. Auditoria Center.
Donated layette provides handmade clothing to fit the tiniest babies and show compassion to families experiencing the perinatal death of a child.