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Piedmont Newnan earns top grade for patient safety

Piedmont Newnan earns top grade for patient safety

Piedmont Newnan is at the top of its class when it comes to patient safety, according to The Leapfrog Group. Nov. 13, 6:03 PM

Sharpsburg resident wins prestigious medical scholarship

Sharpsburg resident wins prestigious medical scholarship

​Hard work is paying off for Sharpsburg resident Zuri Hudson. Nov. 14, 6:26 AM

Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance, coordination

Tai chi helping Parkinson’s patients regain balance, coordination

​Tai chi is becoming a new favorite exercise among Parkinson’s patients like Larry Bergeson of Newnan. Nov. 08, 10:59 AM

Piedmont Newnan honors more than 130 volunteers

Piedmont Newnan honors more than 130 volunteers

​More than 130 hospital volunteers were treated to a free barbecue dinner at the Historic Train Depot last week in downtown Newnan. Nov. 07, 7:44 AM

Hospital club cares for parents, preemies

Hospital club cares for parents, preemies

Kia Henry knew she was in trouble when she woke up in the middle of the night bleeding and having contractions. Nov. 08, 10:59 AM

3 children stricken with ‘polio-like’ virus in Georgia

3 children stricken with ‘polio-like’ virus in Georgia

The young patients, whose locations were not identified, are among 62 children nationally who have been confirmed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018. Oct. 23, 9:47 PM

Local orthopedic clinic collecting coats for those in need

Local orthopedic clinic collecting coats for those in need

As cold temperatures begin moving into the state, one orthopedic group is making sure some people stay warm. Oct. 31, 9:51 AM

Rotary recognizes World Polio Day

Rotary recognizes World Polio Day

Rotary has committed to raising $50 million per year in support of global polio eradication efforts. Oct. 23, 10:20 PM

Children, adults sprint for county’s Samaritan Clinic

Children, adults sprint for county’s Samaritan Clinic

​Students of The Carolyn Barron Montessori School strapped on their running shoes to sprint for their health – and to help Coweta County’s only free health clinic. Oct. 24, 7:27 AM

Help needed in fight against cancer

Help needed in fight against cancer

The organization is looking for volunteers to serve before and during the 2019 Relay For Life of Coweta County. Oct. 17, 2:28 PM

New flu strain may top last season’s deadly outbreak

New flu strain may top last season’s deadly outbreak

​The flu news isn’t good for the 2018-2019 season. Oct. 18, 7:18 AM

Annual event will ‘give from the heart’ to help sick kids

Annual event will ‘give from the heart’ to help sick kids

Motorcyclists, Jeep owners and car enthusiasts will hit the streets of Coweta County Oct. 27 to show their support for children living with heart defects. Oct. 10, 9:48 AM

Son saves mom’s life with phone call

Son saves mom’s life with phone call

Stacey Dempsey might not be alive today had her son not had the courage and foresight to make one very crucial phone call. Oct. 10, 9:47 AM

Local hospitals hit with medicare penalties

Local hospitals hit with medicare penalties

Piedmont Newnan Hospital, CTCA are on the current list for reportedly readmitting too many of their patients within a month of their discharge, according to recently released federal data.​ Oct. 03, 12:06 AM

Piedmont Healthcare now accepting grant applications

Piedmont Healthcare now accepting grant applications

​Counties in Georgia now have the chance to improve health care in their communities. Oct. 04, 3:05 PM

New doctor joins local orthopedic office

New doctor joins local orthopedic office

Patients at Resurgens Orthopedics now have a new doctor to choose from when dealing with health issues. Sep. 26, 10:57 AM

Un ‘teal’ there’s a cure

Un ‘teal’ there’s a cure

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month- a disease still known as the ‘silent killer.' Sep. 26, 11:16 AM

CTCA nurse takes home national nursing award

CTCA nurse takes home national nursing award

No two days are the same for Nurse LaDonna Mansfield. Sep. 19, 6:30 AM

Coloring Coweta Gold

Coloring Coweta Gold

Kim Doolittle remembers son and raises awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Sep. 19, 6:35 AM

Life hangs in the balance for Parkinson’s patients

Life hangs in the balance for Parkinson’s patients

Local patients learn new exercises, find support during recent seminar Sep. 12, 9:47 AM

CTCA nurse wins national award

CTCA nurse wins national award

Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Nurse Fallon Wortham has a new decorative trophy, called “The Healer’s Touch,” adorning her table.​ Sep. 05, 9:32 AM

Avalon honors Arnold for 40 years in health care

Leticia "Tish" Arnold is the current activity assistant and has no plans to retire, she said. Aug. 28, 11:46 PM

Monarch House Assisted Living: A state-of-the-art community for Newnan, Coweta County seniors

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Monarch House Assisted Living: A state-of-the-art community for Newnan, Coweta County seniors

Through careful design and after almost two years of planning and construction, we are now open as our first residents have settled in to this marvelous home. Oct. 11, 2:23 PM

Local hearing clinic moves to new state-of-the-art facility

Local hearing clinic moves to new state-of-the-art facility

The Coweta Hearing Clinic has moved to 2301 Newnan Crossing Blvd E, Suite 160, near Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Aug. 29, 10:42 AM

Preventing slips, trips and falls

Preventing slips, trips and falls

These types of accidents typically cost a workplace $40,000 per incident. Aug. 08, 2:35 PM



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