New grants help local organizations in work with rural patients
Healthcare Georgia Foundation has announced grants totaling $770,000 to 11 partnerships in a program aimed at eliminating health disparities and achieving health equity in rural Georgia. The funding represents the first phase of the foundation’s Two Georgias Initiative, designed also to expand access to quality health care in rural... Read more
Hard-to-detect breast cancer may cluster in South Georgia
Inflammatory breast cancer is usually diagnosed at a later stage than other breast cancers – and thus is often fatal. A new Georgia State University study has found that one of the areas with high incidence of inflammatory breast cancer is in South Georgia. The data are from 2004... Read more
Healthcare Georgia Foundation announces first-quarter grants
Twelve organizations will share more than $500,000 in grants from Healthcare Georgia Foundation that predominantly target rural health, health disparities, and distance learning for health professionals and nonprofits. Foundation President Gary Nelson said that “as we address inequalities in health and health care through our grantmaking, we continue to... Read more
Having insurance is important to people’s health, but other factors also have a significant impact. They include education, economic stability, physical environment and access to healthy food, notes Dr. Harry Heiman of Morehouse School of Medicine in a new report, written with Samantha Artiga with the Kaiser Family Foundation.... Read more
The maternal death tragedy: Facts come into better focus
“Maternal mortality” is a chilling phrase. And it’s a term that has haunted Georgia public health and medical officials for years. Also known as death related to pregnancy, maternal mortality is defined as the death of a woman while she is pregnant or within one year after the end of... Read more

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