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.
Julie Ginn Moretz was interviewed recently for a blog in the online magazine Imaging Technology News. She discussed what the philosophy of Patient- and Family-Centered Care involves and how patients and families played an integral part in the...
Great leaders are rarely born that way. It takes years of experience – success and failure – to become a true leader. Leaders know how to communicate with others. They have developed and know how to use emotional intelligence. They are good coaches...
A pioneer in patient advocacy is coming “full circle” back to AU Medical Center to take a leadership position to increase patient outcomes and engagement. Julie Ginn Moretz, who is currently associate vice chancellor for patient- and family-centered...
A health care advocate whose personal experiences helped shape the Patient- and Family-Centered Care movement at the Medical College of Georgia in the 1990s is returning to Augusta to lead the enterprise-wide patient experience initiative. Julie...