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News for 2012

Augusta Health Awarded an "A" for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Augusta Health received an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded...

Robert McWhirt, RN, BSN, MSN--new Chief Nursing Officer at Augusta Health

Friday, November 16, 2012

Robert McWhirt, RN, BSN, MSN, is the new Chief Nursing Officer at Augusta Health. McWhirt's predecessor, Lisa Cline, MSN, MBA, is now Augusta Health's Vice President of Operations. McWhirt, who...

Arlene Macellaro of Augusta Health Named 2012 Physician Recruiter of the Year

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Based on her performance and reputation among physicians and executives at Augusta Health, Director of Physician Recruitment Arlene Macellaro has been named the national Staff Physician Recruiter of...

Augusta Health Mammography Reaccredited

Monday, October 22, 2012

Augusta Health has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of...

Early Flu Season Hits Augusta County Area

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Augusta Health has had nine confirmed cases of Type B influenza this flu season. These cases have occurred earlier than usually experienced. Typically, Augusta Health sees one early case of Type A,...

Augusta Health Community Services Committee Awards $109,254 in Single Year Grants

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Augusta Health's Community Services Committee, established by the Augusta Health Board of Directors to support health initiatives and support partner health-improvement organizations in the community...

Augusta Health Combats Cancer

Friday, September 28, 2012

Augusta Health will Combat Cancer at a fun, fitness fundraising event on Saturday, October 20 at 9:30 am at Lifetime Fitness. Proceeds from the event will benefit Appearances, a new boutique in the...

Augusta Heatlh Earns ACR Reaccreditation

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Augusta Health has been awarded another three-year term of Gold Seal Accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after a review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive...

Barbara Fenton, MD, FACP Joins Augusta Health Internal Medicine-Waynesboro

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dr. Barbara Fenton, an internist, has joined Augusta Health Internal Medicine in Waynesboro. The practice is located at 2522 Jefferson Highway in Waynesboro. The office phone number is 941-7899. Dr...

Pat Caulkins Receives Ushkow Award from American Academy of Pediatrics

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Patricia Shell Caulkins, RN, BSN, MS of Augusta Health has been named this year's recipient of the Martin C. Ushkow Community Service Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She will be...


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