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Family hopes poem can solve slaying

STAHAM, Ga. - Retired physician C.B. Skelton writes poetry. But few works ever penned by the doctor contained as much emotional urgency as did the poem he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-21/family-hopes-poem-can-
On The Move

...medicine, University of South Carolina BEN KILPATRICKJob title: Physician AssistantEmploy er: Christ Community Health Services AugustaEducation: Bachelor of science and master of physician assistant, Georgia Regents University. DR. CASEY ROLANDJob...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/move
Smartphone app MyFitnessPal can aid weight loss

...weight loss using calorie counts, akin to establishing a budget for a diet.In a new study, Dr. Brian Laing, a family physician and director of the Care Improvement Initiative in Los Angeles, and colleagues from UCLA studied the app in 212 overweight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-17/smartphone-app-myfitnesspal-
Georgia is ready for Ebola, commissioner says

...gear because the manufacturers are having a hard time keeping up" with demand, Fitzgerald said. The state is requiring any physician who sees a suspected Ebola or any other hemorrhagic fever case to call it and the state will help coordinate the response...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-18/georgia-ready-ebola-commissi
James Wimberly

...Wimberly is survived by his two sons, James W. Wimberly, Jr., an attorney in Atlanta, and Clayton Boardman Wimberly, a physician in Rome, Georgia; two grandsons, Thomas Phinizy and Clayton Boardman Wimberly, Jr.; two granddaughters, Mary Helen...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173497474
GOP must compromise

...address the confusing and often contradictory issues of plan eligibility; premium subsidies; patient-physician relationships; physician/hospital reimbursement; authorizations for testing and treatment; and much-needed tort reform.As...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-12/gop-must-compromise
Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...blocking competition. It has been used with varying amounts of success to prevent, or at least limit, competition from physician-owned ambulatory surgical centers. Decisions about a CON are as much about political clout as about policy.Virtually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/certificate-need
University Hospital adding Prompt Care in North Augusta

...have quite a bit of patients across the river," said Dr. Vanessa Stewart, a physician executive for University Hospital's outpatient and employed physician group.The Prompt Care is expected to open in early spring, Stewart said.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-08/university-
Empty Stocking Fund need

...auto-immune disease that required some hospital stays."I go to school for nursing part time and work full time for a physician's office that has been so nice, allowing me to be off when my daughter was in the hospital."My husband is a full-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/empty-stocking-fund-need
University Hospital seeking to build $53 million facility in Aiken

...couple of miles of Aiken Regional Medical Centers, he said."That was a good location that was close to the bulk of the physician offices where patients were already going for care," Burr said.In deciding to pursue the facility, University noted that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-12-05/university-hospital-seeking-b