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

Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...that include a Intensive Care Unit, 24 new private rooms and a new lobby. Even amid all the dust of construction, Augusta hospitals continue to focus on providing cutting-edge treatments and research and enjoy a growing reputation as a regional...

Local veteran defends VA care at Veterans Day celebration

...Special Forces medic defended the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, saying that the agency's Augusta hospital saved his life and is committed to its more than 45,000 patients regionwide."Roughly one in three VA employees...

Augusta veterans information briefing Nov. 20

...community partners will hold a Veterans Information Briefing and Health Fair from 8 a.m. until noon Nov. 20, the Augusta hospital announced. This event will take place at the Augusta VA's Uptown Division off Wrightsboro Road in the third floor...

American Legion Auxiliary donates funds for blind veterans in Augusta

...Center announced Tuesday that the American Legion Auxiliary National Foundation made a $5,820 donation to the Augusta hospital to buy new computer desks and chairs for patients served by its Blind Rehabilitation Unit. The Blind Rehabilitation...

Columbia County hospital about growth, analysis finds

...normally applies to see if a new facility or equipment should be approved based on the need for the service. All three Augusta hospitals agreed that the large number of hospital beds in neighboring Richmond County would mean a Columbia County hospital...

3 sentenced in slaying of Augusta man

...Bobby Reeves.Quarterman was shot on Father's Day 2013 in Louisville. He was pronounced dead later that day in an Augusta hospital. Another man who was shot at that time was treated and released.Jefferson County District Attorney Hayward Altman...

Augusta hospitals in urgent need of O type blood

Shepeard Community Blood Center is asking blood donors who are O Negative or O Positive, and eligible to donate, to donate as soon as possible, according to a press release from Suzanne Fanning.

Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center opens downtown parking deck

...Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Monday celebrated the opening of a new $8.2 million parking deck at its downtown Augusta hospital on 15th Street.The deck will add approximately 200 more dedicated parking spaces closer to the hospital for Spinal...

Feds probe Sandersville train collision

...was westbound and other was heading east.Authorities say two members of the crew were flown by helicopter to an Augusta hospital, and two other people were treated at a local hospital.Names of the people injured were not released, nor were...