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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/aimee-copeland
Augusta VA reduces wait times for patients

...Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, admits scheduling data has not always been a "friend" to the Augusta hospital.That's why he said it was "very encouraging" to see the turnaround achieved in wait-time statistics at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-09/augusta-va-reduces-wait-time
Train derails in Edgefield County, causing residents to leave houses

...Martin, S.C., in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel and sending two workers to an Augusta hospital. A nearby paper and textile plant had to be evacuated, but no workers were injured.The railroad company and Crimestoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-10/train-derails-edgefield-coun
1-year-old pulled from pool, still alive

A toddler was pulled from a swimming pool Monday afternoon, still alive, and was receiving treatment at an Augusta hospital.The 1-year-old's parents found him in their backyard pool in the 3400 block of Cannongate Drive, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-06/1-year-pulled-pool-still-ali
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-02/nursing-chief-named-interim-
Augusta VA director to resign

...Norwood Veterans Affairs Center, leaving the embattled Augusta hospital without a leader for the more than 40,000 veterans...reportedly led to 134 patients who have enrolled at the Augusta hospital in the past 10 years never having appointments and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/augusta-va-director-resign
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/augusta-va-facing-similar-st
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-29/va-director-resigns-after-in
New Augusta VA director brings wealth of experience

...Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, saying her 35 years of experience in government health care could give the troubled Augusta hospital a fresh start.Andrews, a native of Penn syl vania, comes to Augusta after serving as director of the Tuscaloosa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-31/new-augusta-va-director-brin
Would you like outrage with that?

...the activists at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine aren't "lovin' it."In fact, they say the Augusta hospital and others with similar fast-food operations "jeopardize the health of the communities the hospitals are meant to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-28/would-you-outrage