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Georgia coroners not reporting suicides, audit finds

...90-day target, but he said the hiring of an additional medical examiner is reducing the backlog.The state's three medical labs handle nearly 5,000 autopsies each year, and half involve tests for alcohol or illegal drugs which add to the delays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-05/georgia-coroners-not-rep
Georgia coroners don't report suicides as required, autopsies delayed, audit finds

...90-day target, but he said the hiring of an additional medical examiner is reducing the backlog.The state's three medical labs handle nearly 5,000 autopsies each year, and half involve tests for alcohol or illegal drugs which add to the delays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-05/georgia-coroners-dont-report-
Janice Bortz

...in Neosho, MO, she was the daughter of the late Edward Z. Bortz and Shirley M. Penney Bortz. She was a retired medical lab technician with the Medical College of GA. Janice enjoyed traveling. She was a member of Hephzibah Baptist Church...

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Qualifying in Columbia County sees first-time hopeful and perennial candidates

...member Roxanne Whitaker, a registered nurse from Harlem, is being challenged by Bobby Ray Strickland, of Grovetown, a medical lab technician, and Deborah Marie Fisher, of Grovetown, who lists her occupation as university professor on her qualifying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-05-25/qualifying-col
Staffing agencies see more hiring

...Career Personnel. MAU Workforce Solutions is hiring for medical lab technicians, certified medical assistants and registered...accounting) MAU WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS -- (706) 724-8367 Medical lab tech, certified medical assistant, legal secretary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-05-09/staffing-ag
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...U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston signed an order that allows prosecutors to share grand jury transcripts, medical lab reports and search warrant affidavits with Bonds' lawyers. It came in response to a request from the U.S. Attorney's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/28/oth_501903.shtml
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Farms take steps to protect poultry from virus

CUMMING, Ga.- Going to the Milford family chicken farm is like trying to infiltrate a high-security medical lab. After the car's wheels are sprayed down with disinfectant, visitors are outfitted with blue biohazard suits, clear boot coveralls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/bus_81275.shtml
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Scientists scramble to destroy vials of flu virus sent worldwide

...received from a "germ library" in 2000. Other test kit providers also used the strain. Schwartz identified them as Medical Lab Evaluators, the American Association of Bioanalysts and the American Association of Family Practitioners. A spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/14/liv_450228.shtml
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Company lets people order their own lab tests

...by the insurance company. So why would you fork out your own money - beyond insurance premiums or co-pays - for a medical lab test? "Because this is what health consumers want now," said Hughes Bakewell, an executive for QuestDirect, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/01/tec_316412.shtml
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Billing quirk lets labs overcharge Medicaid, auditors say

ATLANTA - Medical labs that conduct blood and urine tests are taking advantage of a billing...covers 14 states. The report found $27.4 million was overpaid to medical labs in those 14 states during 1992 and 1993. That's one-third of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/09/bus_201119.shtml
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