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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.

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Augusta Health Walk with a Doc program returns

Last year’s popular Augusta Health community program, Walk with a Doc, is back for a second year.

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Augusta Health accredited by ACR as lung cancer screening center

Augusta Health has been accredited by the American College of Radiology as an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center.

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Augusta Health Teen Volunteer Program applications available

Augusta Health Teen Volunteer Program applications will be available by March 20 in school guidance offices.

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Augusta Health making inroads into Lexington

Augusta Health has purchased a building in Lexington and plans to renovate it for a multi-specialty clinic and diagnostic facility.

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Augusta Health annual Heart Health Fair set for Feb. 23

In celebration of National Heart Month, Augusta Health will hold its annual Heart Health Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23.

Robotic surgery program expands options at Augusta Health

With the acquisition of a da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system, Augusta Health has begun offering robotic surgery as an option.

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Augusta Health Cancer Center bridges the gap for patients

Fighting cancer is a difficult battle. Those with cancer need excellent care, delivered with compassion and understanding.

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SunTrust aids cancer patients at Augusta Health

SunTrust is helping provide needed services to cancer patients in treatment at Augusta Health through the Cancer Services Bridge Fund.

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Gifted Care program at Shenandoah House wins grant

Augusta Health Foundation has been awarded a grant of $15,000 to support the Gifted Care program at the Shenandoah House.

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Health Beat: Events at Augusta Health in December 2016

Schedule of events, classes and more at Augusta Health in December 2016.

Quilts of Comfort auction raises $31K for gifted care

Augusta Health’s Hospice of the Shenandoah’s annual Quilts of Comfort Auction raised nearly $31,000 for their Gifted Care Program.

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Augusta Health managing health outcomes program improves lives of the underserved

Patients suffering from chronic diseases such as congestive heart failure, asthma, hypertension and obesity are learning to control their conditions.

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Augusta Health Events: November 2016

Events on the calendar at Augusta Health for the month of November 2016.

Shades of Autumn event raises $85K for Augusta Health emergency department renovation

Shades of Autumn, the Augusta Health Foundation’s signature event, raised more than $85,000 for Augusta Health’s Emergency Department renovation.

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Augusta Health honors employees for service

Augusta Health celebrated the milestone anniversaries of 231 employees at a Sept. 15 dinner at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton.

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Augusta Health offers free annual prostate screening

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men.

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Celebrate Shades of Autumn, benefit new trauma area at Augusta Health

Shades of Autumn, a celebration of this beautiful and colorful season, will be held on Friday, September 16 from 6 pm until 9 pm in Staunton.

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Innovative efforts reduce hospital-acquired infections at Augusta Health

Augusta Health is among eight hospitals in Maryland and Virginia to receive the Virginia Health Quality Center 2015 Quality Innovation Award.