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Upson Regional Medical Center Now Offering COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals eligible under the CDC/DPH Phase 1a

Working in partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Health, Upson Regional Medical Center will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, January 12 to individuals eligible under the CDC/DPH Phase 1a definitions as follows: - Adults aged 65 and older - Law Enforcement officers - Firefighters - First Responders “Upson Regional is excited to expand our ability to vaccinate more of our middle Georgia population against COVID-19. We all look forward to the day...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Upson Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Upson’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six...



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Upson Regional now provides Interventional Cardiology services

**Picture above not actual patient Upson Regional Medical Center is happy to announce that we now have interventional cardiology services, giving Upson Regional Medical Center the ability to perform procedures (such as stenting and angioplasty) to treat more complex conditions, including emergency treatment of heart attacks. This new program at Upson is led by experienced, board certified interventional cardiologist, Dr. Ryan Macwar. Bringing more than ten years of experience in...



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Welcome Dr. Macwar

Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to welcome cardiologist Ryan Macwar, M.D., to Upson Cardiology. Dr. Macwar will be instrumental in assisting with the startup of Upson’s interventional cardiac cath lab beginning in December 2020. The interventional cardiac cath lab will give Upson the ability to perform procedures to treat more complex heart conditions, including emergency treatment of many heart attacks. Dr. Macwar comes to Upson from Florida Heart Institute in Tampa,...



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3D Mammography Ladies Nights in October

About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. Upson Imaging Services is proud to offer 3D Mammography, which is 40% more accurate than a traditional mammogram. We are committed to the health of our community and will be hosting Ladies Night on October 6 and October 20. With appointments as late as 7pm, taking...



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Sunflower Award

We are now taking nominations for the Sunflower Award! Nominate a URMC patient care technician, social worker or unit secretary that provided exceptional care during your hospital stay. Nomination forms are available on all nursing units and in the front lobby!



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Upson Regional Medical Center Joins #MaskUpGA Campaign

Upson Regional Medical Center has joined #MaskUpGA, a campaign to encourage all Georgians to make the choice to wear face coverings when in public settings and to social distance when possible to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage organizations, businesses, and individuals to post on social media pictures or videos of themselves wearing masks and to accompany these posts with #MaskUpGA and a message about why they “mask...



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Follow Up Magazine

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