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Aiken Regional Medical Centers | The Augusta Chronicle

...of the cardiac floor is a step-down unit for critically ill patients once they leave the Intensive Care Unit after heart surgery. Every room is equipped with up-to-date telemetry so each patient can be monitored constantly from the central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/aiken-regional-medic
Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery in December."Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," Vickers said Tuesday during NASCAR's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a
Four drivers pass on All-Star race at Daytona

...equipment or sponsorship to justify the expense. Vickers dropped out to continue his recovery from emergency open heart surgery in December to repair small holes.Clint Bowyer, Ricky Sten house Jr., Casey Mears and Paul Menard all filled the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/four-drivers-pass-all-star
Dwelling on differences keep us counterproductive

...time you stop at a traffic light, or become happy that your grandfather or another loved one just had a successful heart surgery, go check on the black pioneers who helped make those possible. Look into famous black American trailblazers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/dwelling-differe
Legislative Black Caucus asks SC State president to resign

...Drastic change is needed, but closing the school will not serve the state well," he said. "I support open-heart surgery, not a lobotomy."SC State is digging out of a hole created by years of declining enrollment, along with a drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-11/legislative-black-caucus-
City Ink: Davis would get last word with new speaking system

...registered nurse who cared for him so well afterward.The only negative thing I'll say is that compared with his open-heart surgery a few years back, the waits were longer this time. But that was when GRU President Ricardo Azziz ran interference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-02-08/city-ink-davis-
SC legislator hopes to alter hospital building program

...permission to expand an existing facility. In September, Lexington Medical Center was ordered to shut down an open-heart surgery unit and catheterization lab that it opened earlier in the year, while the certificate of need program was in limbo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/sc-legislator-hopes-alter-hos
University Hospital seeking to build $53 million facility in Aiken

...homes."So hence, the pursuit of two new hospitals while keeping the more intensive services like neurosurgery and heart surgery downtown, Burr said."These projects have been worked on in parallel," he said. "We started the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-12-05/university-hospital-seeking-b
Denver coach John Fox will have heart surgery

Denver Broncos coach John Fox needs heart surgery and will miss several weeks, team spokesman Patrick Smyth confirmed Saturday night.The 58-year-old Fox will undergo aortic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-11-03/denver-coach-john-fox-will-ha
Disc golf tournament benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta

...underdeveloped heart caused by hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Collin was 6 weeks old when he had his first open heart surgery. Childs said his family had to travel to Atlanta for the surgery at a time when the Ronald McDonald House Chari ties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/disc-golf-tournament-benefits