The CEO of a struggling South Georgia hospital says it must partner with a larger institution or shut the doors. Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton this week announced an agreement with the larger Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. C-E-O Martha Tatum says the partnership will keep the rural facility under local control while finding savings in Savannah-based personnel.
A landmark Supreme Court decision regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care plan could be handed down any day now. Attorney General Sam Olens met with healthcare policy advisors to discuss the impact on Georgia.
Georgia is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire health care overhaul. Attorney General Sam Olens said today the state filed an appeal of a portion of the ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. That decision struck down the provision that requires people to buy health insurance.