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How to Pay for Senior Care with Limited Resources

By   /  December 28, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Expert Offers Tips for Troubleshooting Health-Care Woes We don’t often think of living a long life as a problem, especially for those we love. But what happens when Mom, Dad, a spouse or another beloved family member are in need of regular health care yet are apparently short on finances? Actually, paying for care [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE OFFERS NEW RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE PROGRAM

By   /  October 20, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ~ Apply now! Application deadline is November 1. ~   ALBANY – Darton State College now offers an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Science. The new program is a two-year degree that prepares students for a career as a radiologic technologist. The program application deadline is November 1, 2012.

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Congressman Gingrey GAINs A Win

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet We all know we have a “do nothing” Congress, because we are told that virtually every day. We also know that there is no agreement on how to fix health care delivery in our country, as each party and Presidential campaign seeks to remind us constantly that the other guys are screwing it up. [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I write to identify two errors in the article “Group opposes Palmyra lease”, and to respond to the guest commentary, both of which appeared in The Albany Herald on May 22. I was quoted as saying the members of the Hospital Authority “should have immediately called for the resignation of all top [...]

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Attorney General Approves Lease Agreement between Hospital Authority and Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center

By   /  July 18, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet NEWS RELEASE 7/18/11 FITZGERALD, Ga. – The office of the Georgia Attorney General has given its blessing to the proposed lease agreement between the Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County and Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center, which will make the Fitzgerald hospital a part of Phoebe Putney Health System. The Authority and Dorminy Medical Center [...]

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Phoebe Worth Medical Center To Host ‘Scenes of Worth’

By   /  July 18, 2011  /  Business, Education, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Phoebe Worth Medical Center and the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce are inviting media and the public to join them for a premier viewing and dedication on Monday, July 18. “Scenes of Worth,” a pictorial view of Worth County as seen through the lens of Doug Wolfe, is part of Phoebe’s Centennial Celebration recognizing [...]

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New colon study at Phoebe

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   A new colorectal polyp prevention study has opened at The Phoebe Cancer Center for patients who have had surgery for early stage colon cancer. The study, “Statin Polyp Prevention Trial in Patients with Resected Colon Cancer” will be investigating a statin drug in reducing the risk of recurrence of colon cancer [...]

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Patient safety is compromised by lack of transparency

By   /  April 13, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet One of the most widely debated topics today is healthcare. Between physicians and patients, the dialogue is markedly louder. In an ideal world, physicians could successfully manage their patients’ individual health, based on years of medical training using prescribed treatments determined by examinations, appropriate tests, diagnoses and patient histories.

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