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Grand opening for McDuffie hospital

...Regional Medical Center was close to shutting down before the McDuffie County Hospital Authority connected with Augusta's University Hospital and it saw the potential and need.Doupe says University Hospital offered to build the $30 million facility...
Augusta's University Hospital improves safety ranking

If Augusta's hospitals were in school, University Hospital would be at the top of the class in safety, according to one group's rankings.
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...County in 1964. He was born at Fort Gordon's U.S. Army Hospital six minutes ahead of a baby born at Augusta's University Hospital. AROUND TOWN TODAY DUPONT PLANETARIUM PROGRAMS: DuPont Planetarium will present 'Tis the Season at 7 and...
Keep MCG strong

...for the opportunity of expanding MCG in its home city. Indeed, after the Athens idea was first floated, Augusta's University Hospital was asked if it would partner with MCG to help educate students. Its answer was a hearty "Yes!" That alone...
Atlanta hospital launches suit

...rules in October to make it harder to open a special care unit. By that time, eight hospitals -- including Augusta's University Hospital and Columbia Augusta Medical Center -- already had permission to start offering long-term care similar...
Cancer funding goes on hold

...a second meeting in Atlanta on Friday, said Cindy Lunsford, the vice president for community services at Augusta's University Hospital who helped spearhead the effort. The 29-county network is asking for $47 million to finance its operations...
Evacuees head for Augusta

...residents were on their way Monday night but were having a hard time getting through by phone, Mr. Kerner said. Augusta's University Hospital is expecting 73 residents of Life Care Assisted Living Center on Hilton Head Island. The plan was to evacuate...
Ga. Legislature: Busy session looms

...more money for the underfunded state Crime Lab, and more funds for indigent care (to help hospitals like Augusta's University Hospital) are also pressing priorities. And even though House Speaker Tom Murphy remains stubbornly opposed, we...
Opinion columns
Ga. H.B. 1101 flawed

...secretive few. Also, we believe counties or municipalities that provide taxpayer money to non-profits (like Augusta's University Hospital) should retain some oversight by the people's elected representatives. There's one amended part of H...
Opinion columns
Hospitals making money with `nursing homes'

...days in a nursing facility after hospitalization - even if the nursing facility is part of the hospital. Augusta's University Hospital, a private, non-profit institution, also received a state certificate in December for a 50-bed "special...