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Castleberry Announces Resignation

Sep 28, 2015 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center confirmed today the resignation of CEO David Castleberry. Mr. Castleberry has given 90 days of notice before his departure to a career advancing opportunity in Savannah. Since joining the hospital in October of 2008, Mr. Castleberry has led the hospital to state and national recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction and growth in facilities as well as providers. Mr. Castleb...

Upson's New OB/GYNs

Jul 22, 2015 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome OB-GYN doctors, Joy Baker, MD, and Nicolas Psomiadis, MD. Dr. Joy Baker is a Georgia native who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from LaGrange College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from the Medical College of Georgia. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Bake...

New Medical Identity Theft Protection System

Jun 22, 2015 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to offer patients advanced medical identity theft protection and efficient patient registration, while improving health outcomes and reducing the risk of medical errors. Nationwide, medical identity theft is on the rise, and it is estimated that Americans spend $40 billion annually on medical identity theft. On a personal level, it is possible for someone to find or steal your hea...

Tagged: identity theft, safechx, crosschx, medical record

Upson Selects New Chief Clinical Officer

Jun 10, 2015 by Sallie Barker

Evelyn Murphy is the new chief clinical officer at Upson Regional Medical Center, where she will lead all nursing and ancillary clinical areas. Murphy joins Upson with strong experience in nursing and management. Previously, Murphy served as chief clinical officer at Ty Cobb Healthcare System in Lavonia, Ga. Before joining Ty Cobb in 2010, she was director of general medicine and telemetry at Emory Healthcare in Atlan...

Upson's Newest Board Member

Apr 28, 2015 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center announces the addition of Jonathan Busbee, M.D., an internal medicine specialist, as its newest member to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Busbee has been practicing medicine since 1992 and has been an active member of Upson’s medical staff since 1995. He is a graduate of St. George’s University and completed his residency at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. He is board certified by the ...