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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

Check out our new community magazine...FollowUp! https://link.zixcentral.com/u/2b4fc0fc/WmbKo2686hGFeZsKxgSFBA?u=https%3A%2F%2Fonline.flipbuilder.com%2Ftder%2Fouzb%2Fmobile%2Findex.html



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Upson Regional Medical Center receives remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health recently distributed 120 vials of the drug remdesivir to Upson Regional Medical Center. Upson Regional Medical Center is one of 85 hospitals in Georgia that will receive this drug. Remdesivir is an investigational antiviral medication that is given intravenously. Since there are no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medications available to treat COVID-19, the FDA recently authorized the use of remdesivir under the Emergency Use...



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We Are Open For You!

There may be a few changes, but you’ll find the same exceptional care you’ve grown to trust from Upson Regional Medical Center. Whether you need a basic check-up, screening, postponed tests or surgical procedure, we’re here for you. We were recognized for cleanliness even before the new guidelines. Your overall health is our primary concern and we’re doing everything necessary to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Schedule your appointment today! ...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Approved For Research Study To Help In The Fight Against COVID-19

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce it has been approved for participation in a research study to help in the fight against COVID-19. The sponsor of this study is the Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota. Focus of this research is on the therapeutic value of convalescent plasma to treat severe cases of COVID-19 infection. Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed antibodies in their blood that may be able...