Tue., February 18, 2014 3:34pm
Another rural hospital in Georgia is closing its doors, the eighth since 2000. Officials at Lower Oconee Community Hospital in rural Wheeler County...
Fri., February 14, 2014 12:00pm
Lower Oconee Community Hospital in southeast Georgia has closed due to financial problems, becoming the state’s fourth rural hospital to do so in the...
Mon., December 30, 2013 12:15pm
Georgia health care had more than its share of drama and surprises in 2013. Some of the big stories were linked to the Affordable Care Act. This far-...
Tue., November 12, 2013 11:00am
What happens when a rural community loses a hospital? Jobs disappear. Hopes for economic development fade. Residents look for a new route to the...
Fri., September 6, 2013 6:50pm
Another rural Georgia hospital struggles to stay alive in tough economic times.
Tue., September 3, 2013 11:00am
A hospital emergency room in central Georgia will soon close its doors. Flint River Hospital in Montezuma plans to close its emergency department on...
Fri., April 5, 2013 12:00pm
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...
Mon., February 11, 2013 3:08pm
Calhoun Memorial Hospital, a small southwest Georgia facility, closed its doors Feb. 1. It collapsed under the cost of caring for patients who couldn...
Mon., January 16, 2012 3:00pm
Hospitals in Georgia are suffering under the weight of the sluggish economy, and the financial strain is especially heavy for smaller, rural medical...
Mon., January 3, 2011 4:50pm
Non-profit hospitals want Georgia lawmakers to keep their hands off their tax breaks. A panel of lawmakers will make recommendations public next...