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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Acting VA chief blames staffing shortages for Augusta woes

...of clinicians, adding that too few nurses and doctors has created more work, stress and higher turnover at the Augusta hospital."It should not take so darn long to hire someone," Sloan Gibson said during a visit to the hospital, part of...

Plan for new trauma center not welcomed by all

ATLANTA -- Hospital chain HCA's push to have its Augusta hospital designated as a trauma center has unsettled leaders in the state's hospital industry.A trauma center is a medical facility that's...

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...

Positions tied to Augusta VA investigation under interim leadership

...director, Richard "Toby" Rose, have voluntarily resigned from their positions for "personal reasons," the Augusta hospital announced.Hospital spokesman Pete Scovill said in an e-mail that Spencer is now Augusta's acting associate...

Augusta VA director surprised hospital under further review

...spoke for the first time since an audit released Monday by the VA revealed 134 new patients enrolled for care at the Augusta hospital in the past decade have never had an appointment. Additionally, the report, which was completed after a May 14...