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Another Ga. hospital set to close

...its intensive care unit and other services, leaving just the emergency room and a few other units still functioning.Jimmy Lewis, CEO of Hometown Health, an association of rural hospitals in the state, said Friday that the Hutcheson closure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/another-ga-hospital-set-cl
Ga. uninsured rate improves

...hospital, said its percentage of "self-pay" patients has remained steady at 30 percent over the past three years.Yet Jimmy Lewis, CEO of HomeTown Health, an association of rural hospitals in Georgia, said Wednesday that his membership has seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-17/ga-uninsured-rate-improves
Christine Brown

...Daniel as Eulogist. She is survived by a sister/caretaker, Mrs. Eloise Hobbs, Warrenton, Georgia, and brothers, Jimmy Lewis Stone and Frankie James Stone, both of Atlanta, Georgia. Dawson's Mortuary, 98 Hopgood Street, Warrenton, GA...

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Lillie Snyr

...Evans, GA; numerous nieces and nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tommy Story, Charles Story, Ralph Newman, Jimmy Lewis, Matthew Rutland, Nicholas Rutland and John Morgan. Memorial may be made in lieu of flowers to the Sweetwater Baptist...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175321539
Rural Georgia hospital panel named

...this team and look forward to what we stand to accomplish," he said in a press release. Committee members include:Jimmy Lewis, HomeTown Health, Cumming; Greg Hearn, Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center, Lavonia; Scott Kroell, Liberty Regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-25/rural-georgia-hospital-p
Georgia's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated

...their counties, to physician shortages, to Medicaid cuts that mean payment covers about 85 percent of costs, said Jimmy Lewis, the CEO of HomeTown Health LLC, which represents 70 rural hospitals in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.Compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-18/georgias-rural-hospitals-tee
No takers on Georgia policy allowing rural hospitals to convert into stand-alone emergency rooms

...likely discouraging any hospital from pursuing it."We haven't been able to make the finances of it work," said Jimmy Lewis, the CEO of HomeTown Health, a network of rural hospitals. "There was never any enthusiasm right after it came out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-20/no-takers-georgia-policy-all
Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

...financially struggling rural hospitals in the state over the past two years. A total of eight have shut since 2000.Jimmy Lewis of HomeTown Health, an organization of rural hospitals in Georgia, said rural health care "has become a major issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
As rural hospitals fail, Ga. considers downsizing

...always about money?"Many have doubts about whether the stand-alone ERs can thrive in rural Georgia. Among them is Jimmy Lewis, who lobbies for a coalition of more than 50 rural hospitals as CEO of Hometown Health.As a rule of thumb, Lewis estimates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-17/rural-hospitals-fail-ga-consi
Hospitals face readmission fines

...30 days of discharge."Readmission penalties to a rural hospital that's struggling can be devastating,'' said Jimmy Lewis, CEO of HomeTown Health, an organization of rural hospitals in Georgia."Based on their profitability, I would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-05/hospitals-face-readmission-f