Tag - Patient and Family Centered Care

AUHealth Advantage: PFCC

What does patient- and family-centered care mean to you? Participation? Collaboration? Information sharing? “Patient- and family-centered care to me means we not only involve our patient, but our family member in everything we are doing,” Nicole...

AUHealth Advantage: Research

  Being an academic health center, Augusta University differs from community hospitals. We have three primary missions — patient care, education and research. This culture and infrastructure allows us to bring world-class clinicians, pioneering...

AUHealth Advantage: Technology

As the region’s only academic health center, we offer remarkable advantages when it comes to health care. One of the most obvious advantages is the access to technologies that aren’t available in smaller community hospitals. And it’s getting some...

Nurses Week Spotlight: Samantha Hughes

Samantha Hughes is the charge nurse in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia’s emergency department. She helps to manage the nurses, EMTs and clerks on the pediatric side of the emergency department. Samantha is the lead-by-example kind; during busy...

Roberson shares tips on how to recruit patient advisers

Bernard Roberson, administrative director of Patient- and Family-Centered Care at Augusta University, recently shared tips on how to successfully recruit patients and family members to serve as patient advisers for The Beryl Institute, a global...

CHOG awarded for patient-centric imaging

Augusta University Health (formerly GRHealth) has earned a Patient-Centric Imaging Award from Health Imaging magazine for its makeover of the pediatric imaging suite at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The awards, developed in conjunction with...

14 GRU docs are tops in nation

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fourteen physicians at Georgia Regents University and GRHealth have been included in the 14th edition of “America’s Top Doctors,®” a national patient reference guide published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. that identifies the top 1...

10 tips to a safer run

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Running is one of the easiest ways to stay fit, but it’s not without dangers. With more than 1,000 participants signed up for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10k on Sunday, Feb. 22, GRHealth Sports Medicine offers the following tips...

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