Adverse instances noted at VA, improvements touted

...Medical Center appears to be making gradual strides toward erasing long wait times, but federal documents suggest the Augusta hospital still has a ways to go to improve the quality of care patients receive once they're in the door.In the past two...

Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...about to finish a master's degree and be fitted for two bionic hands. Less than a month after her release from an Augusta hospital, Aimee Copeland is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation. Don't Miss Databases: Search...

Doctors Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...director of the Joseph M. ... Doctors Hos pital of Augusta filed Monday to build a hospital in the county, the third Augusta hospital to do so. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

Appointment waits shrinking at Augusta VA

...clinics for appointments.The latest data released from the Department of Veterans Affairs this week showed that the Augusta hospital has scheduled all of the 133 patients who have gone a decade without requested appointments and that the number of...

Doctors Hospital files to build in Columbia County

...hospital" for Columbia County, Doctors Hos pital of Augusta filed Monday to build a hospital in the county, the third Augusta hospital to do so.If the Georgia Department of Com mu nity Health deems all three applications complete, it is likely to...

Augusta VA execs awarded $25K in bonuses despite botched care

...2006, at least $25,000 in performance bonuses have been awarded to top executives over that time frame.At the Augusta hospital, the chiefs of staff have received more than half of the performance awards ? $17,000 in eight years.From...

Disabled Army veteran blasts care received at Augusta VA

...Medical Center.From March to September 2013, the disabled Army veteran from Aiken County showed up four times to the Augusta hospital complaining of pain in his rectum and blood in his stool. He went to the emergency room twice in tears because he...

Augusta VA reports more adverse incidents in care

...Washington Free Bea con, are believed to be separate from the three cancer-related deaths reported last November in the Augusta hospital's gastrointestinal clinic.What is unclear is the exact number of "institutional disclosures" ? the term the...

Documents show difference in pay for ex-chief at Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center

...Luke Stapleton received a $5,000 performance award in fiscal year 2010 and "none" in 2012.On the same day its Augusta hospital fulfilled that FOI request, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, the interim undersecretary for health for the Department of Veterans...

Thomson police chase ends in crash

A police chase Monday night in Thomson ended with a Grovetown man being airlifted to an Augusta hospital, according to Thomson Police Chief John Seay.About 6:45 p.m. Monday, a Thomson police officer tried a traffic stop on...