Non-health care employees at Augusta University encourage health care workers through a new pen pal program. Both those who send messages and those who receive them are encouraged by the exchange.
Augusta University Health has once again been named a national top performer for its dedication and commitment to LGBTQ equality in patient care.
Staff at Augusta University can volunteer to support health care workers on the front lines by sending encouraging emails and letters through the new Paw Pals program.
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.
Learn how nursing care and patient interaction has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Three AU employees have collaborated across departments to design, program and 3D-print a new hand sanitizer feedback unit that they hope will encourage more frequent and consistent use of hand sanitizer.
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.
A closer look at JagNation's Mandy Greenway, nurse manager for Cardiac Rehab.
A closer look at JagNation's Kathryn Mathis, a nurse leader for 5 West.
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...
Children’s was the first hospital in the nation to use this system, designed to detect sick children before they have a respiratory or cardiac arrest.
In recognition of Black History Month, the Center for Patients and Families, Interpreter and Translation Services, in partnership with Sodexo, will present a cooking demonstration featuring Peri Peri Chicken Kabobs, Jasmine Rice and Pickled Okra.
The Center for Patients and Families recognized Augusta University faculty and staff who demonstrated patient and family centered care at the 13th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference Jan. 29-30.
Augusta University Health will be hosting the 13th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference on Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Jr. Auditorium.
Nominate a colleague who best represents patient- and family-centered care.