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Upson Honors Employee Service at Annual Recognition Dinner

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Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s employee service awards. The hospital honored employees for dedicated service and accomplishments Thursday, January 28 at its Annual Employee Awards Banquet. These 94 employees have given a remarkable 1,195 years o...


Tenex for Tendonitis

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Dr. Brandon Boyce is now treating that painful foot problem and other tendon issues by targeting the damaged tissue and removing it through just one small incision. It’s called the Tenex procedure. It is minimally invasive and takes just a matter of minutes. The key to the technique is ultrasou...

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Upson Honored for Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Rate

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Upson Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection. “We are one of only 12 hos...

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First in the State with FUSE

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Although colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths and are the gold standard, for detecting colorectal cancers , the procedure is not completely effective in preventing cancer cases. For this reason, Upson Regional Medical Center has invested in an innovative technology that allows doct...

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Improving Outcomes for Babies

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Dr. Joy Baker, OB/GYN with Upson Women’s Services, has received a $30,000 grant from the March of Dimes to implement an evidence-based program to improve the health of moms and babies. The grant is for CenteringPregnancy® – a model of care that integrates three major components: health ass...

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