Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...the VA had 35,973 pending appointments at its two Augusta hospitals and outpatient clinics in Aiken and Athens. A year...Center led to three cancer-related deaths, the Augusta hospital still lacks permanent ... The demolition of...

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. The demolition of the 89-year-old...

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...

Augusta VA takes steps to meet increase in demand for appointments, lower wait times

...latest data available from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA had 35,973 pending appointments at its two Augusta hospitals and outpatient clinics in Aiken and Athens. The average patient wait time was about a week for primary-care appointments...

Nursing chief named interim director of Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center

...named acting director of the Augusta hospital while a permanent replacement...and management, visited the Augusta hospital to discuss improvements, future...on health care issues at the Augusta hospital, but spokeswoman Catherine...

SC man dies burning leaves

...Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee told local media outlets that 78-year-old Foster Henneghan died Monday in an Augusta hospital.Hardee said Henneghan was burning leaves Saturday when the fire got out of control and burned him.

Augusta VA facing similar struggles a year after cancer-related deaths

...Center led to three cancer-related deaths, the Augusta hospital still lacks permanent leadership and a former whistleblower...Kostromin, a former primary-care physician at the Augusta hospital, wrote a letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald...

Georgia Regents wins Columbia County hospital bid

Georgia Regents Medical Center won a lengthy and hard-fought battle over two other Augusta hospitals to build the first hospital in Columbia County, the Georgia Department of Community Health decided Wednesday. But Doctors Hospital...

2 Lincoln County deputies injured breaking up fight at party at American Legion building

Two Lincoln County deputies were treated at an Augusta Hospital after being injured breaking up a fight at a party early Thursday.The fight occurred at an American Legion building in Lincolnton...

VA director resigns after Inspector General report issued

...Inspector General report on health care issues at the Augusta hospital, federal officials said Wednesday.Catherine Gromek...member of the Senate Com mittee on Veterans Affairs.Augusta hospital spokesman Pete Scovill acknowledged the report Wednesday...