...to establish a lucrative open-heart surgery program. But at the time Mr. Williams was hired, the state Division of Health Planning had already rejected the hospital's application, said Clyde Reese, the general counsel to the division...
More state agencies are investigating alleged corruption at the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia.
ATLANTA - It opens like the typical medical show Americans can see on network TV most any night of the week.
...The law requires an independent review, paid for by the insurance company and coordinated by the state's Division of Health Planning. If the review favors the consumer, the company must pay. If not, the consumer can sue, but only for actual...
Augusta could be getting the first CT/PET diagnostic scanner in Georgia, which might become part of a larger collaboration between MCG Health Inc. and University Hospital. MCG Health Inc., which runs the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, was approved by the Georgia Division of Health Planning to get the combined computerized tomography/positron emission tomography scanner. MCG is currently being served by a mobile PET scanner once a week.
Harriette Lovelace has an unusual compliment for Doctors Hospital: She likes the chow. "The food is very good," said Mrs. Lovelace, 81, who was at Doctors recently recovering from surgery to repair a hip fracture. "I never get complaints about the food, and that's always surprised me," said H. Dean Beasley, director of the physical rehabilitation center at Doctors.
Approval of a medical campus in the Greenbrier area of Evans cleared the first hurdle Thursday with rezoning approval by the Columbia County Planning Commission.
Labor unrest in copper mines in Chile and a booming Asian economy sucking up all the available steel and concrete means University Hospital will end up paying millions more for its major renovation, officials said Thursday.
State Sen. Rene D. Kemp, D-Hinesville, has asked Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker to investigate Satilla Health Service's use of Medicare and Medicaid funds in its successful bid for state approval to perform open-heart surgery.
...state, potentially including Doctors Hospital in Augusta. But there are applications pending with the Georgia Division of Health Planning for eight more scanners, even before University submits its request. The PET scanner has been around for about...