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Policy ensures sickest patients receive first available organs

...for allocating hearts to make sure the sickest patients get first crack at available...hearts still will be allocated to the sickest patients within the local area first...new policies that give priority to the sickest patients, no matter where they live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/16/tec_233549.shtml
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New rules will direct donated livers to sickest patients

...allocation system must send organs to the sickest patients first, not those who happen...demanded that it give priority to the sickest patients. It also directed the network...large centers want a system that puts the sickest patients at the top of the list. On the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/27/ent_224914.shtml
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New rules will direct donated livers to sickest patients

...allocation system must send organs to the sickest patients first, not those who happen...demanded that it give priority to the sickest patients. It also directed the network...large centers want a system that puts the sickest patients at the top of the list. On the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/27/tec_224973.shtml
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Government says livers should go to sickest transplant patients

...nation's transplant program must offer donated livers to the sickest patients first, the government said Thursday, promising to...other side are relatively few larger centers that care for the sickest patients and have a largest number of people waiting. Led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/27/ent_223224.shtml
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Research shows Americans sicker than British

CHICAGO - Middle-aged, white Americans are much sicker than their counterparts in England, startling new research...that model, the researchers found Americans still would be sicker. Only non-Hispanic whites were included in the study to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/03/liv_79830.shtml
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Not harsh, but deserved

...as many as 200 Atlanta educators. He said it was "like the sickest thing that's ever happened in this town."Our only addition...of saying they were wrong and they are sorry. That's the sickest thing.These sentences weren't harsh. They were sadly deserved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-15/not-harsh-deserved
Thousands in Augusta area could lose subsidies in pending Supreme Court health care ruling

...Younger, healthier people are more likely to drop insurance while sicker, older individuals would likely try to find a way to maintain...As insurance pools increasingly are filled with older and sicker people, it means premiums will skyrocket and we will experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-20/thousands-augusta-area-could
Most satisfied with health care law coverage, survey finds

...especially healthy people, dropping their health plans right away."Those likely to continue paying it are more likely to be sicker, and that in turn could lead to even higher premiums not only in the marketplace but also in the overall individual insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/most-satisfied-health-care-l
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:WHEN IS AMERICA going to realize that these very dangerous and sick individuals need to be in mental institutions? These people walk around on drugs and are unable to live in the community. Eventually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/rants-raves
Eisenhower Army Medical Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...second-largest in the Army, is one of 10 military medical units nationwide that will be closed by August 2016, as the number of sick and injured ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

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