SGMC welcomes cardiovascular doctor David Hardy

Release: Dr. Hardy joins SGMC CardioVascular Institute South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce David Hardy, MD, vascular surgery, has joined SGMC CardioVascular Institute. SGMC CardioVascular Institute is part of the SGMC Physician Network,…

Man arrested for fraudulently billing the government

Release: Texas man sentenced to prison for scheme to fraudulently bill government medical insurance programs Prosecution is part of effort against fraudulent 'telehealth' scams AUGUSTA, GA:  A Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison…

GA sues therapists after making $6.4 Million on…

Release: Carr Sues Elite Integrated Medical for Deceptive Claims Made to Elderly and Disabled Consumers Regarding Stem Cell Therapy ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today filed suit against Elite Integrated Medical, LLC, formerly…

Wiregrass Medical Assistant program ranked nationally

Valdosta, Ga— The MedAssistantEDU.org website has recognized Wiregrass Tech’s Medical Assistant Associate of Science Degree as the top degree program in Georgia and among the top in the nation.  The site refers to these top…

GA DPH partners with Mako Medical

Release: Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health today announced a new testing partnership with Mako Medical to provide testing supplies and services to process 10,000 SARS-CoV-2 PCR tests per day.…

SGMC honors hospital heroes

Release: The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Georgia recognized Sylvia Uddyback and Don Luke as the South Georgia Medical Center Hospital Heroes for July. Uddyback is a registered nurse who has been with SGMC…

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…