The Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) Conference has been postponed from Jan. 20 to March 16.
In this series, Jagwire continues to feature people from around Augusta University and AU Health who keep JagNation running. Email the media relations team to share your story. This week we speak to Vivian Rice of Interpreter and Translation...
All Augusta University Health employees were eligible for prizes during the 12 Hours of Giving event.
As a way to engage Augusta University Health leaders in daily operations in a different way, senior leaders have recently stepped into the shoes of frontline staff.
Students from North Harlem Elementary School created a banner to support frontline workers at AU Health.
More than 200 service teams helped with 51 projects for 25 community nonprofit organizations.
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...