Health Care

Hooked in Georgia

Graham Skinner is a devoted husband and father of two with a successful career as a business development representative at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, a residential treatment center for drug addiction and alcoholism located in scenic Ball Ground, north…

Treating Cancer Closer to Home

When you think of places where people go for cancer treatment, certain names may come to mind – University of Texas MD Anderson, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s, Memorial Sloan Kettering and Mayo Clinic, to name a few. What many people don’t…

When Memory Fails

If you’ve ever misplaced your glasses, searched frantically for lost keys or struggled to remember the name of an acquaintance, you’re far from alone. Almost all of us suffer occasional memory slips and for most these are no cause for…

Healing Failing Hearts

At 28, Marie Marsden had just given birth to her second child in Indiana when she began to notice something was not right with her body. “People said, ‘you just had a baby – it’s going to take time,’” the…

Treating Georgia's Children

When her daughter was seven years old, Lee Ann Liska, now the CEO of Augusta University (AU) Medical Center, home of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, found herself living every parent’s nightmare. “She was diagnosed with leukemia and treated for…

WellStar at 25

If you live or travel in the Atlanta area or to the west of it, you can’t go far without seeing the WellStar logo – on hospitals, health parks, urgent care centers and medical offices. Established in 1993, WellStar’s mission…

Collaboration and Compassion

Located in the heart of Georgia, Navicent Health is a powerhouse when it comes to economic impact, and it’s the lifeblood of its region’s healthcare. In the 24 years since incorporation as a nonprofit, the former Central Georgia Health System…

The Robots Are Here

Scientists, economists and sci-fi buffs alike have long predicted the arrival of robots – a day when smart machines would come to take our jobs and replace human touch and individuality with impersonal, cold technology. In hospital operating rooms throughout…