Test shows Ga. patient has plague

...California regarding plague were useful all the way across the country in Georgia," California Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith said in a statement."Those warnings helped the patient get the prompt medical attention necessary to recover from...

Leapfrog reports show Doctors, University earn A for patient safety

...we've been able to refine some of our processes, which in turn increased our score," said Chief Nursing Officer Karen Smith. "The nursing workforce is always a focus for us. That's the majority of our frontline caregivers here so we are...

Doctors, Trinity named Top Performers by hospital accrediting body The Joint Commission

...of time developing protocols and order sets that help all of our providers follow evidence-based practice," said Karen Smith, Chief Nursing Officer for Doctors.Because many of the measures rely on a physician to order it, physician compliance...

Evelyn Stone

...Dana), Martinez, GA, Karen Wilkins, Evans, GA, Brenda Head (Russ), Appling, GA; six grandchildren, Karen Smith, Shane Wilkins, Jonathan Wilkins, James T. Wilkins III, Dylan Head and Lynn Jeffcoat and eight great-grandchildren...

SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...congressman elected in South Carolina since Reconstruction, faces a Democratic primary challenge in the 6th District from Karen Smith of Dorchester.There's a Democratic primary in the 3rd District for the seat of incumbent Republican U.S. Rep...

Hays Jensen

...Stovall Jensen, his children, Fred Jensen (Barb) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Marjorie Gugerty of Aurora, Illinois, Karen Smith (Brian) of Rockford, Illinois, and Charles Jensen of Rockford, Illinois, whom he had with his first wife, the...

Man faces murder trial in church shooting

...prayer service at a Georgia megachurch will face a murder trial, a judge ruled Friday.Fulton County Magistrate Judge Karen Smith Woodson found there is probable cause to move forward with charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault with...

Pilates can aid some with Parkinson's

...Parkinson's symptoms, but a growing number of patients say they are finding some relief. "I love it, it's great," said Karen Smith, 62. "It exercises muscles that otherwise don't get exercised." Parkinson's, a degenerative disorder, inhibits...

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Questions about new etiquette debatable

...open for interpretation and debate. The following are my opinions: I suggest addressing them as "Mr. Bob and Mrs. Karen Smith" if one eschews the traditional address of "Mr. and Mrs. Bob Smith" for social correspondence. A divorced woman...

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Medicare data show some need for improvement in area hospitals

...occurrence of hospital-acquired conditions and provide a safe environment for our patients," said Chief Nursing Officer Karen Smith.Staff Writer Sandy Hodson contributed to this article.