Health Care

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…

Young Hearts At Risk

Heart disease was long considered a disease of older men, a perception that began to change in 2004 when the American Heart Association launched its Go Red for Women campaign. Today the recognition of heart disease risk has extended to…

Growing Older in Georgia

Easy access to stores, restaurants and offices. Being able to get somewhere without driving. Walkable communities with parks nearby. Affordable housing options. If that sounds like a millennial checklist, it’s also a rundown of what seniors need to be able…

Phoenix Rising

While healthcare policy – and practices in many areas – remains up in the air in this country, one of the things Georgians have been able to count on for more than 125 years is Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown…