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Parity law has not increased behavioral health care access, funding

...Center and the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, the number drops.Then take out those who see patients at East Central Regional Hospital and Augusta State Medical Prison, and it drops again, said McCall, the chairman of the Augusta University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-27/parity-law-has-not-increased
Training, medication still major issues for state care

...least 266 developmentally disabled patients still in state facilities, including 222 in the Gracewood wing of East Central Regional Hospital in Augusta. The state and Justice Department will have a hearing Dec. 17 to discuss the ongoing issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-11-09/training-medication-still-ma
Joseph Pierce

...1960 in Ft. Gordon, GA., to the late William H. Pierce, Sr. and Margie Wood Butler. He retired from East Central Regional Hospital after 27 years as a Health Services Tech. Mark enjoyed classical music, old western movies, liked cool...

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Jimmy Hopkins

...Savannah River Site; was Maintenance Manager for Broom's Trucking; and most recently retired from the East Central Regional Hospital after 17 years as Assistant Maintenance Director. A true outdoorsman, Jimmy was an avid fisherman, hunter...

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Supreme Court ruling fuels push for community care

...those in community care. Transfers to community care recently resumed for patients in the Gracewood wing at East Central Regional Hospital. Such transfers were stopped in 2013 after deaths and care concerns. - FILE/STAFF Losing arguments The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/supreme-court-ruling-fuels-p
State still not meeting care goals for disabled

...review filed last week, Jones noted that only two women have been transferred from the Gracewood wing of East Central Regional Hospital under that program into community care; although Jones noted that 18 are slated for community placement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-25/state-still-not-meeting-care
Tincie Wesbey

...HEPHZIBAH, Ga.- Tincie Bee Wesbey, 62, entered into eternal rest Friday, June 12, 2015. She retired from East Central Regional Hospital: Augusta and Gracewood after 30 years of service. She enjoyed singing in her church choir, gardening...

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Gracewood campus of East Central Regional Hospital now in compliance for Medicaid program, feds say

...threatened with losing its Medicaid eligibility because of patient care violations, the Gracewood campus of East Central Regional Hospital is now back in compliance, a federal administrator said.In a letter to the Georgia Department of Behavioral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-02/gracewood-campus-east-centra
Last members of million-dollar tax fraud conspiracy sentenced to prison

...refund.The names and personal information were stolen from patients at Georgia Regents Medical Center and East Central Regional Hospital's Gracewood campus.Willingham's sisters, Janice Smal ley, 48, and Patrice Roberson, 37, used their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/last-members-million-d
Man representing self found guilty in assault trial

...Ogletree was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for the 2012 near-fatal beating of a fellow patient at East Central Regional Hospital.Ogletree, 40, who is from Macon and only resided in Augusta for treatment, pleaded not guilty in Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-05/man-representing-self-