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Georgia hospitals take financial hits

...Act by overcharging Medicare on patient admissions.Federal officials said that from 2004 to 2008, the Medical Center of Central Georgia billed Medicare for inpatient services when the billing should have been for less costly outpatient or observation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-09/georgia-hospitals-take-fin
Family files lawsuit after girl's death in Georgia community care

...protocols call for one to be done when a death is "unexpected."Christen was born two months early at the Medical Center of Central Georgia with some severe birth defects and only three of the four normal chambers in her heart. After her mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-21/family-files-lawsuit-a
Elizabeth Dunn

...College of Georgia. She retired from the Medical Center of Central Georgia after 23 years in the medical records department...Cancer Institute of Emory University, the Medical Center of Central Georgia Navicent Health, and Pine Pointe Hospice...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175917737
Girl's death among 500 in one year in community care

Christen Shermaine Hope Gordon was one of 500 patients in 2013 who died in community care while under the auspices of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-21/girls-death-among-500-one-ye
A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

The Augusta Chronicle requested the investigative reports of all 2013 deaths of developmentally disabled people living in community-based care homes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/look-unexpected-deaths-commu
Hefner steps down as CEO at Georgia Regents Medical Center

...improve health care technology and an electronic health information exchange between the health system and Medical Center of Central Georgia that will soon include more facilities."Hefner was instrumental in leading the transformation of our clinical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/hefner-steps-down-ceo-georgi
Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

ATLANTA -- Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/ga-low-breastfeeding-report-
Betty English

...AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Betty W. English, 72, of Augusta, GA, passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Medical Center of Central GA, Macon, GA. A lifelong resident of Augusta, she was the daughter of the late John Burton Holloway and Blanch...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173566416
P. Rao Kondur

...Guntur Medical College. He was a retired Cardiac Anesthesiologist. He started the Open Heart Program at Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA and Lehigh Valley Hospital, Bethlehem, PA. Dr. Kondur held a patent for an adaptor for Fiber...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170214098
Across the region

...and aimed at the deputy. The second officer then shot Wright.He died of a single gunshot wound at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is examining the death, which is standard when police are involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-08/across-region