A nationwide hospital accrediting agency is singling out 13 Georgia hospitals for an elite distinction. The hospitals are among about four-hundred nationwide earning top marks from the Joint Commission. That's the non-profit agency that deems hospitals worthy of Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement.
The University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine will spend more than 2 million dollars to get a high tech research lab up to federal code. The cost comes after a string of setbacks and overruns for the facility.