Rural birth centers would help many Georgia women
This Commentary is written by Helen Baker, Priscilla Hall and Jennifer Vanderlaan As of July 1, 2018, people in rural counties in Georgia can receive local hospital services through micro-hospitals. Although these 24-hour emergency units with less than 10 inpatient beds will help improve access to many types of... Read more
Every Independence Day, we Americans reflect on our history, including the history of our presidents. This year, many of us will also be reflecting on health care issues because the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act came just before the holiday. The Georgia Health News staff thought... Read more
By Bernard Hammes and Nancy Desmond Ten thousand baby boomers a day are turning 65 starting this year, setting in motion an incredible demand on America’s health care system as seniors utilize Medicare like never before. The average man today can expect to live to age 76, and a... Read more
Georgia Health News has experienced technical difficulties Thursday due to a surge in reader traffic. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced in accessing the website. We’re working hard on fixing the problem so it doesn’t occur again. Andy Miller Editor   Read more
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