September 29, 2012
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
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The integration of Phoebe North is temporarily being ceased per an order from U.S. District Judge Louis Sands.
The rehab facilities at Phoebe North currently have 66 licensed beds, 25 of which are currently operating, officials say.
An administrative hearing concerning the contested acquisition of the former Palmyra Medical Center is set to begin at 10 a.m. on Aug. 5.
Phoebe is expected to lose close to $2 million annually through 2017 as a result of Medicare cuts, officials say.
An Albany hospital is expected to lose close to $2 million annually through 2017 as a result of Medicare cuts.
The Stryker surgical navigation system was introduced at the former Palmyra Medical Center in October 2010.
Four physicians are looking to join the medical staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a credentialing report shows.
The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County meets in executive session to discuss legal issues.
During the last calendar year, the Phoebe Foundation raised a total of $937, 698, officials say.
Credentialing reports available from Phoebe Putney Hospital show new physicians with various specialties may be coming in.
A recent report by an industry group lists Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital among the 25 worst hospitals in the United States.
An Albany hospital receives a Vascular Surgery Excellence award as part of its Healthgrades evaluation.
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital officials say the hospital is not connected to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.
Phoebe Putney Health System says its acquisition of a competing hospital was an act of "a state or its officers or agents" for purposes of federal antitrust laws.
The tax burden in Dougherty County has been shifted to a smaller percentage of taxpayers than in other counties.
Gastroenterology, emergency medicine and pediatrics are among the specialties of medical staff applicants for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Local hospital administrators question the accuracy and integrity of ratings from an Internet organization.
The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County is expected to officially take ownership of Palmyra Medical Center Friday.
Oral arguments are set for October 5
Oral arguments are set for Oct. 5 in the Federal Trade Commission’s appeal of a U.S. District Court ruling that the Hospital Authority’s purchase of Palmyra Medical Center is immune from review.
Over the last six years, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has spent roughly 8 percent of adjusted gross revenue on charity care.