Medical Center of Central Georgia officials say more than 20 hospitals and 1,500 physicians are gearing up to create a health care alliance. Spokeswoman Megan Allen says health care providers will announce the launch of a health care initiative Tuesday morning.
The Georgia Department of Human Services has announced it will award grants to some of the state's Aging and Disability Resource Connection centers to provide counseling to families looking for long-term care facilities.
Georgia’s hospitals contribute $38 billion to the state’s economy, according to a new analysis from the Georgia Hospital Association. The total includes jobs, direct spending and the ripple effects of that spending and employment.