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Upson Regional Medical Center achieves accreditation with ACHC for Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services

Upson Regional Medical Center proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services. Upson’s Home Sleep Testing/ Sleep Lab Services treat sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy, periodic leg movements, and insomnia. Dr. Charles Wells serves as the medical director of Upson’s Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services, supervising and interpreting sleep disorder studies. Dr. Wells is board...



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Upson Regional Medical Center designated as Level II Maternal Center

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce its designation as a Level II Maternal Center by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health. Each year, more than 350 babies are delivered at Upson Regional Medical Center. Compassionate staff and a patient-centered facility make Upson a great place for moms, families, and babies. In partnership with the medical center, Upson’s OB/GYN providers provide a wide range of services including annual wellness exams,...



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Welcome Dr. Sherida Williams to Upson OB/GYN!

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Sherida Lynn Williams, M.D. to Upson OB/GYN in the Thomaston and Barnesville locations beginning February 1st. Dr. Williams has over 15 years of practice experience in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Williams earned her bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and she completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at...



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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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Check out the latest edition of our FollowUp magazine!

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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!