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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.


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Augusta Health presents Babypalooza

Augusta Health is hosting Babypalooza, a one-stop shop for all things baby, on Saturday at the Best Western Waynesboro.


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Augusta Health Cancer Center Annual Report wins award

Augusta Health Cancer Center’s Annual Report won a Gold Aster award for excellence.


Angela Kuremsky is EMS Council’s Outstanding Nurse Contributor

Angela Kuremsky, RN, an emergency room nurse at Augusta Health, was named the 2016 Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS.


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Staunton Medical Associates to join Augusta Medical Group

Staunton Medical Associates, the primary care practice of Kerry Alexander, Stephanie Pitsilos, and Susan Becker, will join Augusta Medical Group on Oct. 1.


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Augusta Health employees give back to community

During the recent employee campaign for the Augusta Health Foundation, employees donated $104,489 to patient programs and funds.


Tennis, anyone? SWAT hosting membership drive

The Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Tennis Association (SWAT) is hosting a Spring Membership Drive and Social on Sunday, May 22.


Augusta Health celebrates Nurses’ Day

Augusta Health celebrated Nurses’ Day on Friday, May 6 by recognizing nurses for their education and professional development.


Drunk driving crash in Waynesboro sends two to Augusta Health

The Waynesboro Police Department charged a city man after he caused a two-vehicle drunk driving accident Friday night.


Augusta Health Stroke Program honored

The Augusta Health Stroke Program has received the Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving callers purporting to be taking a telephone survey on domestic violence.


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Augusta Health to close Walmart care centers May 1

Augusta Health has opened four Urgent Care Centers to make health care more accessible throughout the community it serves.


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Augusta Health celebrates Nursing Excellence Day

Augusta Health celebrated Nursing Excellence Day, an educational and recognition day for outstanding achievements in nursing.


Augusta Health Events Calendar – April 2016

2016 calendar for Augusta Health including blood pressure screening, Kid’s Day, Lunch and Learn, screenings, classes and support group information.


Richard Embrey appointed chief medical officer at Augusta Health

Richard P. Embrey, MD, MBA, has been appointed to be Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Population Health for Augusta Health


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Walk with a Doc: Augusta Health program offers steps to success

Walking, just walking, can change your quality of life. That’s the working theory behind the Walk with a Doc program that Augusta Health is launching locally next month.


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Augusta Health Foundation shares highlights from past year

Each year, the Augusta Health Foundation provides for new and expanded patient care programs at Augusta Health.


Augusta Health sponsors School Health Leadership Partners

Lisa Schwenk presents a check for $1,200 from the Augusta Health Community Endowment to the School Health Leadership Partners.


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Augusta Health named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals

Augusta Health learned on Thursday that it has received the Healthgrades 2016 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™.


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Augusta Health Events Calendar – March 2016

2016 calendar for Augusta Health including blood pressure screening, Kid’s Day, Lunch and Learn, screenings, classes and support group information.


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Wound detectives: Clinic at Augusta Health heals chronic wounds

Advanced wound care is a lot more than just changing bandages. The staff at the Augusta Health Wound Healing Clinic are “wound detectives” trying to get to the root of the problem.


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Augusta Health house calls: A ‘new twist’ on an old paradigm

The house call is making a comeback, and changes in medical technology are enabling doctors to take the power of the hospital with them to the living rooms of homebound seniors.


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Augusta Health Events Calendar – February 2016

The events calendar for Augusta Health in Fishersville, Va., for the month of February 2016 includes Lunch and Learn events, Fitness classes and much more.


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2015 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.


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Augusta Health welcomes first newborn baby of 2016

Jack Anderson Yost is the first newborn baby of the New Year at Augusta Health.


Jimmy Fortune entertains Augusta Health patients, staff

Jimmy Fortune and friends were in the Augusta Health Atrium Lobby on Monday to perform Christmas music as a gift to Augusta Health patients and staff.


Golf tournament benefits Breast Cancer Fund at Augusta Health

Proceeds from the Jeff Earhart Memorial Golf Tournament will be directed to the Breast Cancer Fund at Augusta Health


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Surgeon William Faulkenberry named Preceptor of the Year by VCOM medical students

William (Bill) Faulkenberry, MD, of Shenandoah Valley Surgical Associates, has been named Preceptor of the Year by the medical students of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) who spent their third year clinical rotations at Augusta Health.


Ace Hardware in Stuarts Draft raises money for Augusta Health Cancer Center Bridge Fund

Robin MacDonald, assistant manager of the Stuarts Draft Ace Hardware, presents a check for $1,266 to Tami Radecke, Executive Director of the Augusta Health Foundation. Robin and the associates at Stuarts Draft Ace Hardware held a special fundraiser to benefit cancer patients receiving support through the Augusta Health Cancer Center Bridge Fund.


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Event planned for survivors of suicide loss

Augusta Health and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) are teaming up for the 2015 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.


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Augusta Health adds new physicians to medical staff

Each year, new providers join the Augusta Health Medical Staff. While some are employed by Augusta Medical Group, others are associated with independent practices who are affiliated with Augusta Health. All providers who join the staff are recognized annually at a welcome reception.