He runs a healing 'city'

...Then Humana bought it, changing the name to Humana Augusta Hospital. When it was sold to HCA, it became Augusta Regional Medical Center. That name changed again when HCA merged with Columbia. "We changed it back to Doctors Hospital. We had...

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Doctors Hospital still growing

...several name changes throughout its history.It became Humana Hospital 10 years after its founding and then Augusta Regional Medical Center 10 years after that.After two more name changes, the hospital finally returned to its roots in 1999 by...

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BACK IN TIME JULY 20, 1995 A woman and two children were taken to Augusta Regional Medical Center's Burn Center on Wednesday after an early morning crash on Interstate 75 near Tifton that killed five people and injured nine...

Hospital CEO works to keep facility strong

Michael K. Kerner's graduate degree in health administration taught him how to run a hospital. He jokes that his undergraduate degree in psychology is what keeps him sane in today's high-stress health care environment. "It's a really good degree for dealing with this job," said Mr. Kerner, the president and CEO of Doctors Hospital in Augusta. In a city that has four major medical centers fighting for market share, the 44-year-old Virginia native presides over the market's No. 3 hospital, which also happens to be the city's only for-profit facility.

Man faces fourth trial

...unresponsive and turning blue in her crib at Ms. Laney's Columbia County apartment. The baby was rushed to Augusta Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. She died as a result of severe brain swelling caused by blows to the head...

Upholstery of death

...attack. Dr. Joseph Still says her case is the worst he's seen since he founded the burn unit at Columbia-Augusta Regional Medical Center 20 years ago. When she does come home, she'll have to remain in a climate-controlled environment for...

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...Blood Center, noon to 6 p.m., McDonald's, corner of Whiskey and Pine Log roads. Friday: Columbia Augusta Regional Medical Center, 7-11:30 a.m., 1-5 p.m.; J.B. White, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Food Lion, 3:30-6...

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...point in 22 months, as investors fear other Columbia holdings might become targets. Columbia owns Columbia Augusta Regional Medical Center. Chrysler holds annual meeting SEATTLE - It may take another recession to convince Wall Street that Chrysler...

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...everybody, I don't know why. Everybody's the same." The Whittens were in critical condition Monday at the Augusta Regional Medical Center. Investigators believe a lit cigarette started the fire after everyone went to sleep, said Larry McConnell...

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...60 percent of his body two weeks ago when a school science project exploded. He has since been at Columbia Augusta Regional Medical Center's burn center. "Saturday night, we almost lost him twice; he lost 20 units of blood, and they were...