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University Hospital sees, meets community needs

...this," he said.A big key to University's approach to making the community healthier is making sure people with chronic illness get that care, said Marilyn Bowcutt, president of University Health Services and executive vice president/Chief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-27/university-hospital-sees-mee
CVS dropping tobacco products

...other immunizations, and those clinics also have been expanding the care they deliver. They now help people manage chronic illnesses like high blood pressure and diabetes.CEO Larry Merlo noted that conditions like those are made worse by smoking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
Fix it now or it will worsen

...workers have families and bills of their own to pay. Add that to the fear of having a health care emergency or a chronic illness that was covered: consumers stop buying anything but the essentials, tax revenues go down and people lose their jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-08/fix-it-now-or-it-will-wo
Need for blood donations doesn't stop during summer months

...patient's medical bill.Tinsley said the hospital avoids blood shortages because it accepts donations from Shepeard, the American Red Cross and other sources. The hospital has a constant need because of traumas and chronic illnesses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-30/need-blood-donations-doesnt-s
Despite deal, Medicare problems persist

...been lobbying Congress to move to a more value-based payment system that better provides for things like care for chronic illnesses ? which will increase in the aging population ? while making "surgical" cuts to programs that are less of a priority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-02/despite-deal-medicare-proble
Are you in need of Long Term Care?

...care, which can be provided at home or in a special facility, usually stems from a health condition, such as a chronic illness or disability. Age-related factors can also increase the likelihood for needing services. The National Clearinghouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-01-02/are-you-need
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Field Based RN Care Manager / 3996 Job in Augusta 30901, Georgia US

...management, education and support to ACO members to support healthy lifestyle choices & to reduce long term effects of chronic illnesses. This individual performs other clinically based activities to coordinate care between the members, providers...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=augusta/Field-Based-RN-Care-Manager-39
Program helps plan for healthy babies

...substance abuse treatment and medications to treat chronic illnesses in addition to individualized attention from a case...them to take better care of themselves and whatever chronic illnesses they have as well as help them in the care of their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-02/program-helps-plan-healthy-ba
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Budget cuts hurt rape victims, children in S.C.

...hard for them to move forward."A state program that helps parents with medical costs when their children have chronic illnesses or disabilities has lost nearly $596,000 in the current budget year. It once offered help to people until they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-02/budget-cuts-hurt-rape-victims
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