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Upson and The Rock Ranch Team To Promote Healthy Hearts

Jan 22, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center and the Rock Ranch are teaming up to promote healthy hearts. The free event for women, “Keys to the Heart,” will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Rock Ranch. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Please call (706) 647-8111 ext. 1338 to reserve your space today. Many women with families figure that because they are young and in general feel fine, nothi...

Tagged: heart, cardiology, rock ranch, wellness center, heart of georgia cardiology

Thank You, Mr. Morris

Jan 10, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center and the Thomaston community gathered to give a big thank you to Norman Morris who is retiring after steering the hospital for nearly four decades. Last Wednesday, fellow board members, hospital employees, and community members honored Mr. Morris for his 37.5 years of volunteer service and leadership which has helped preserve, improve and ensure local access to health care. Inspired by the ...

Tagged: martha mills, hospital, gha, retire

Auxiliary Welcomes Holidays with "Lights for Life"

Nov 27, 2013 by Sallie Barker

This week, the Upson Regional Auxiliary kicks off the holiday season with “Lights for Life.” “Lights for Life” is a special way to recognize the special people in your life. The Christmas tree in the hospital’s main lobby will soon fill with handmade ornaments placed in honor or memory of loved ones this holiday season. An acknowledgement of the gift will be sent to the honoree or family of those remembered. More...

Upson Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

Nov 25, 2013 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center recognized last week more than 90 employees for milestones in service, ranging from five to 45 years. CEO David Castleberry said Upson is fortunate to have such dedicated and loyal employees. “The people we recognize this year for milestones in service are truly the backbone of our organization. I applaud their dedication and appreciate their loyalty not just to this hospital, but to the...

Upson Recognized for Top Quality

Nov 11, 2013 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Hospital Engagement Network Safety Leaders Circle, which recognizes hospitals’ improvements in patient care for the second quarter of 2013. Upson is one of only 31 of 116 hospitals in Georgia to place in the Elite Circle, the highest on the list. The goals of this federal safety initiative are to reduce hospital-acquired conditions...

Tagged: thomaston, upson, quality, patient safety, gha