VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator says

...to pay private doctors and other health professionals to care for qualifying veterans who can't get appointments at VA hospitals or clinics within 30 days or who live more than 40 miles from a facility.Isakson said he is not aware of a veteran...

Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...extender and not an independent practitioner.It is the team approach that will aid in bringing about a balance between health-care costs and health-care delivery. (The writer is a physician's assistant at the VA Hospital in Augusta.)

Charlotte Parker

...played the organ for many years. She was also a member of the CSRA Southern Gospel Association. She retired from the VA Hospital Canteen Services in 2003. She is survived by three daughters: Pamela Talbott Mazur (Mike) of Martinez, GA; Ladonna...

Macon, Ga., pastor wins Augusta VA's resident chaplain of year

...personalized spiritual care to veterans.The other 20 hours each week are spent on the floor with a mentor at the Augusta VA hospital, University Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center to learn patient ministry, said Ron Craddock, the chief of...

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Mental Health Clinic to join National Resource Directory

...number of resources that can be accessed from the site to more than 16,000, according to federal data.The Augusta VA hospital enrolled recently and has at least 10 organizations listed on the Web site, said Dr. Lorraine Braswell, the head...

Veterans demand review of Augusta VA patient advocates

...problems seriously?" asked Guyton, who has records and pictures documenting his complaints. "I've been to seven VA hospitals and this has the worst customer service."Augusta VA Director Bob Hamilton assured veterans that staff will answer...

Arthur Maier

...Veterans Administration. With more than 30 years of service, he retired as Chief Medical Administrator at the Augusta VA Hospitals. Mr. Maier was a faithful member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, having served as congregation president, elder...

Democrats disingenuous

...veterans at his town hall meetings that they have his support, yet veterans have received poor service and even died at VA hospitals on his watch.He told me he could not support the Fair Tax because everyone would stop buying anything new just to avoid...

Ga. VA nurse gets federal prison term

...from the Department of Labor and the Department of Veteran's Affairs offices of Inspector General.The Carl Vinson VA hospital serves veterans from as far away as Brunswick and Darien.

VA awards wrongful-death settlement to local family

...Veterans Affairs last week after VA hospitals in Augusta, Dublin and Atlanta...of negligent care in the three VA hospitals, said family attorney Chuck Pardue...Macon, when Georgia's three VA hospitals didn't have space to care for...