Trained to be a doctor, but held back by red tape
This is the second in a series of articles on foreign-born physicians practicing in Georgia. Other articles in this special report will focus on other barriers that immigrant doctors face in order to work in the state; a clinic that serves mainly immigrant and refugee patients; and on Muslim... Read more
Special Report: Doctors born in India filling medical gaps
This is the first in a series of articles on foreign-born physicians practicing in Georgia. Other articles in this special report will focus on barriers that immigrant doctors face if they want to work in the state; a clinic that serves mainly immigrant and refugee patients; and on Muslim... Read more
More transparency urged on tax donation program for rural hospitals
Tens of millions of dollars in business and individual donations have gone to Georgia rural hospitals this year, thanks to a popular state tax credit program. But how hospitals are spending that money this year has not been officially tracked, the state says. And right now, there apparently isn’t... Read more
Rural hospitals survive — and shine — amid the devastation of Michael
The morning after Hurricane Michael struck, the hospital in Blakely got a call from the Early County sheriff’s office. A woman, 27 weeks pregnant, was in labor and needed to come to the hospital. Michael had swept through southwest Georgia, knocking out power, downing large numbers of trees and... Read more
Many Georgia kids face barriers to health insurance, medical care
More than 80 percent of uninsured Georgia children were eligible for coverage in government health insurance programs in 2016, but were not enrolled, a new report says. Several barriers to enrollment and medical services can prevent kids from getting the care they need, said the report, from the advocacy... Read more

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