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Upson Gives Back

Jun 17, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center had a total community benefit, which includes the uncompensated cost of care, gaps between its cost to provide care and what government programs pay for that care, as well as community programs, of $18.3 million in 2013. Included in the hospital’s Community Benefit was more than $3.6 million in charity care, which is care provided to those without insurance and unable to pay for care. An a...

Tagged: health assessment, charity care, hospital, community benefit

Upson Welcomes Blackstock to Board

May 13, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center recently announced Mr. Scott Blackstock’s election to the hospital’s board of trustees. Mr. Blackstock has compiled a number of impressive achievements in business development, product innovation, and community service. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1979 with a degree in chemical engineering and worked in that field for two years, until his father offered to sell him the tire business ...

Tagged: hospital board, tidal wave, blackstock, small business

Auxiliary Makes Priceless Contributions

Mar 17, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Whenever you visit Upson Regional Medical Center, you are likely to see the smiling faces of Auxiliary members in just about every corner of the facility. The contributions of this group add up to priceless donations to the hospital and the community. In 2013, alone, the group donated more than 18,540 hours of service, the equivalent of right at 10 full-time positions. Auxiliary members serve in many ways throughout th...

Tagged: auxiliary, volunteer, services

Upson Welcomes New Board Member

Jan 27, 2014 by Sallie Barker

Upson Regional Medical Center announced last week Mrs. Kay Searcy’s election to the hospital’s s board of trustees, filling the seat previously held by Ms. Doris Grace. “Kay has strong clinical and education backgrounds, and she has a true heart for access to and quality healthcare in our community. I am delighted she is joining the board,” said outgoing chairman, Mr. Norman Morris. Mrs. Searcy currently serves a...

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