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St. Joseph chain seeks merger

...sponsors St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta and a dozen others across the country hopes to merge with another national Catholic hospital chain. St. Louis-based Carondelet Health Systems has begun talks with another Catholic health care provider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/met_334855.shtml
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Resolution on contraceptive coverage getting closer for religious employers

...support of the mandate, tweeted in celebration and thanked those who supported her mission.Earlier this month, the Catholic Hospital Association also announced it would comply with the mandate in line with the accommodation.But the CHA and Georgetown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-23/resolution-contraceptive-covera
Rants & Raves

...NOW THAT SISTER Clara is "retiring" from the former St. Joseph Hospital, the last vestige of what was a great Catholic hospital is going with her. Thank you, Sister Clara, for your wonderful care and Godspeed. THE LAST TIME the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/rants-raves
Revived medical facility purchases MRI scanner

...diagnostic tool, which began operation about six weeks ago, is the most visible example of how the 50-year-old Catholic hospital is pulling itself out of the red. "We wouldn't have spent that money, nor would our corporate office allow us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/31/bus_355700.shtml
Business
Ceremony recognizes transition

...outdoor ceremony to commemorate the transition of the Catholic hospital from Ascension Health to Triad Hospitals Inc. and...Opened in 1952 by the order as the first private Catholic hospital in Augusta, more than 65,000 babies were born...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/20/met_101234.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver
Staff, patients push for sale to advance

...audience wiped away tears as one after another speaker stepped up to a microphone to talk about their love for the Catholic hospital and its unique environment. "There is a presence in this place that is really tangible," attorney and longtime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/08/met_95854.shtml
Metro
Potential loss upsets doctors

...because it said it was losing millions from low reimbursement rates. St. Louis-based Ascension Health, the largest Catholic hospital system, announced Monday that it was looking at some dramatic changes for the facility, including sale or closure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/14/met_455968.shtml
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Founding of hospital was community effort

...which led to the name change.After the bishop of the Savannah-Atlanta diocese announced plans in 1945 to build a Catholic hospital in Augusta, the community raised more than $333,000 in the late 1940s and early 1950s, according to Extending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/founding-hospital-was-community-effo
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Across the area

...must approve the sale of nonprofit hospitals, cleared the sale Sept. 27, and the Vatican approved the sale of the Catholic hospital last month. A new board of eight physician owners and six community members will begin working immediately on a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/02/met_102833.shtml
Metro | Evans High School | Augusta State University | Richmond County Board of Education
St. Joseph could be closing

...during the past five years, but unfortunately the economy kind of catches up with you," he said. Last month, the Catholic hospital cut 100 jobs after severing ties with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Inc., its largest managed-care contractor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/14/met_455964.shtml
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