Tue., February 19, 2013 2:09pm
The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday in the fight over a hospital purchase in southwest Georgia. The court ruled unanimously that it violates antitrust laws for the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County to own both Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Palmyra Medical Center. The authority bought Palmyra in December 2011.
Fri., May 25, 2012 6:49pm
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany is warning patients that their personal information might have been accessed by a former nurse accused of identity theft.
Mon., February 27, 2012 3:14pm
Federal regulators are continuing their challenge of the sale of a hospital in southwest Georgia. Phoebe Putney Health System in Albany purchased Palmyra Medical Center in December. But the Federal Trade Commission now wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the sale and asked Friday for an extension of the deadline to file its hearing request.
Tue., February 14, 2012 5:22pm
Georgia’s hospitals on the whole are doing better than the national standard at preventing certain infections patients get from being in the hospital, but seven of the state’s medical centers aren’t keeping up with their peers.
Mon., June 6, 2011 8:12am
Work is set to begin on a two-phase expansion of medical facilities in Albany as Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital expands its gastroenterology capabilities.