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Augusta Health recognized among top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals

Augusta Health has received the Healthgrades 2018 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™. This is the fourth consecutive year that Augusta Health has been awarded this recognition for clinical quality.  It had been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for several years prior to being named a 50 Best Hospital. 

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Allegheny Mountain Institute, Augusta Health collaborate to address community health needs

The Augusta Health campus sits on some of Augusta County’s most fertile soil. Now, thanks to a new partnership with Allegheny Mountain Institute, what was historically farmland will be cultivated once again to provide food for the hospital and for the community. 

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Augusta Health hosts annual Heart Health Fair

In celebration of National Heart Month, Augusta Health conducts an annual Heart Health Fair with many free screenings, demonstrations and informational displays about heart health and related chronic diseases.

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Augusta Health honors its Rock Stars

On Jan. 25, Augusta Health honored its 2017 class of Augusta Health Rock Stars.  Augusta Health Rock Stars are valued employees who have a profound influence on the culture of Augusta Health through their demonstration of four key qualities—compassion, expertise, safety and efficiency.

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Augusta Health issues flu warning for hospital visitors

Due to an increase in the spread of the flu in the area, Augusta Health has posted notices asking that children 12 years of age and younger not come to the hospital as visitors when at all possible.

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No update on Augusta Health, Anthem stalemate

There is no update on negotiations between Augusta Health and Anthem, according to a news release issued by the hospital Friday.

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Augusta Health Events Calendar: January 2018

Events, classes and presentations at Augusta Health on the calendar for the month of January 2018.

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Update on Augusta Health-Anthem negotiations

Augusta Health statement on ongoing negotiations with Anthem.

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Augusta Health opens Anthem Member Assistance Center

While contract negotiations continue with Anthem, Augusta Health has opened its Anthem Member Assistance Center for its patients who have Anthem insurance.

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Fit for Life at Augusta Health helps those who need to stay active

A top health priority for people throughout our region is the need to stay physically active and to eat nutritiously. 

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Augusta Health contract with Anthem set to end on Dec. 31

Augusta Health’s contract with Anthem BlueCross BlueShield (Anthem) expires on December 31 of this year. 

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October events at Augusta Health

Schedule of events at Augusta Health in October.

New technology at Augusta Health is a lifesaver

Every day – 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days each year – residents of our community are brought to the Augusta Health Emergency Department seeking care and treatment.

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Moonlight and Merlot to help provide Family Consultation Room in new Augusta Health Emergency Department

Moonlight and Merlot, a celebration of this beautiful and colorful season, will be held on Friday, September 22 from 6 pm until 9 pm.

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Augusta Health breaks in new ambulance

The Augusta Health Emergency Department/Transportation Services is showcasing its newest addition.

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Augusta Health Calendar: September 2017

Calendar of events, classes and special programs at Augusta Health in September 2017.

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Augusta Health hosts medical students in training

Twelve medical students from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine will spend their third year of training at Augusta Health.

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Augusta Health events in August

Special events at Augusta Health in Fishersville in the month of August.

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Augusta Health holds info session on resources for deaf, hard of hearing community

Augusta Health has worked with members of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community (and their families) to improve communication.

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Augusta Health, Virginia Organizing to hold info session on deaf services

Virginia Organizing and Augusta Health will hold an info session about services that Augusta Health uses to assist patients who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Funding opportunities available from Augusta Health

Augusta Health is offering funding opportunities for community health improvement projects and programs.

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Augusta Health School of Clinical Lab Sciences marks 2017 graduation

Augusta Health’s School of Clinical Lab Sciences Class of 2017 graduated on June 30.  

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News and notes: Augusta Health

Throughout the month of July, Augusta Health’s Teen Volunteer program will be in full swing. 

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June 2017 events at Augusta Health

Schedule of events in the month of June 2017 at Augusta Health in Fisherville.

Augusta Health honors Dick Graham Scholarship winner

Each year, the Augusta Health Board of Directors awards a $1,000 scholarship to a child or spouse of an Augusta Health employee or to an eligible employee.

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Augusta Health offers annual free skin cancer screening

Augusta Health and local dermatologists will conduct an annual free skin cancer screening at the Augusta Health Cancer Center.

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Augusta Health Stroke Program honored by American Heart Association

The Augusta Health Stroke Program has received the Get with the Guidelines—Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award.

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Augusta Health nurses earn additional college degrees

A ceremony was held at Augusta Health on May 5 to recognize all 44 Augusta Health nurses who have completed requirements for a college degree this year.

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Opioid, heroin abuse topic at May 17 GAPP Coalition meeting

Amy Ghaemmaghami, a resource clinician coordinator at Augusta Health, will be the featured speaker at the May meeting of the GAPP Coalition.

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Be Stroke Aware presentation by Augusta Health at the Wayne Theatre on May 16

Augusta Health will lead a presentation on stroke awareness as part of the Wayne Theatre Signature Speaker Series.

Augusta Health breaks ground on emergency department expansion

Augusta Health broke ground on its Emergency Department (ED) Expansion on Wednesday, April 26.

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Augusta Health named one of 50 best hospitals in U.S.

Augusta Health has received the Healthgrades 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™. This is the third consecutive year that Augusta Health has won this honor.