Gov. Kemp signs new healthcare legislation

Release: Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed several pieces of legislation to ensure a safer and healthier Georgia. Among the bills signed at a ceremony at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital were bills to reduce…

SGMC celebrates their 65th anniversary

Release: SGMC Celebrates 65 Years of Service to Region July 1, 2020 will mark the 65th anniversary of South Georgia Medical Center. What opened as a 100-bed hospital in 1955 has grown into the regional…

Wild Adventures gives healthcare workers free admission

Release: "Healthcare Heroes" Free All Summer at Wild Adventures South Georgia Theme Park Offers Free Weekday Admission for Healthcare Workers For Release: June 25, 2020 Hi-Res Photos: http://bit.ly/2IShVZ2 VALDOSTA, Ga. – In honor of the healthcare professionals on…

Atlanta > Olens Announces Settlement on Kickback Charges

ATLANTA -- Attorney General Sam Olens announced today that Georgia has reached a civil settlement agreement with Health Management Associates, Inc. (HMA) and Clearview Regional Medical Center. The hospital, which is located in Monroe, Ga.,…

Georgia > Big Jump in Health Insurance Rates…

ATLANTA -- Many Georgians could face double-digit increases in their health insurance premiums next year, based on initial rates sought by insurers. Insurers’ requests in Georgia range as high as a 64.2 percent increase for…

Atlanta > Emory and Wellstar Discuss Merger

ATLANTA -- Emory University and WellStar Health System announced today that they are engaged in formal discussions regarding their vision to create a new, unified health system to provide excellence in patient care and advance…