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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

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Phoebe offering 100 free mammograms in October

The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 40,000 will lose their battle to breast cancer this year.

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Phoebe Health System cuts 33 leadership jobs

An economic outlook that is uncertain but sure to bring changes in reimbursements and regulations has prompted Phoebe Putney Health System to cut 33 high-level positions.

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FTC case with Phoebe, Authority settled

The Hospital Authority and Phoebe Putney Health System have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the acquisition of Palmyra Medical Center violated federal antitrust laws.

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Funding cuts result in Phoebe job loss

State reductions in Medicaid reimbursement are expected to result in Phoebe losing about $2 million annually over the next nine years.

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Phoebe reviews medical staff applicants

The medical staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital takes on the role of looking into physician applicants' qualifications.

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Phoebe approves assessment, converts to electronic records

Per an IRS requirement, a community needs assessment was slated to be approved by Phoebe's board prior to July 31.

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Phoebe Board, Hospital Authority discuss legal matters

Legal consultation was the single agenda item for two special called meetings at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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Phoebe approves its Form 990

Documentation shows that Phoebe had a total of $675.9 million in assets at the end of the tax year which concluded in July 2012.

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Data allow for comparison to Phoebe prices

Data recently released by the federal government indicate that pricing for many procedures at Phoebe is lower than state and national averages.

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Temporary restraining order issued in FTC/Phoebe case

The integration of Phoebe North is temporarily being ceased per an order from U.S. District Judge Louis Sands.

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Phoebe eyes distribution center

The rehab facilities at Phoebe North currently have 66 licensed beds, 25 of which are currently operating, officials say.

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Parties moving toward administrative hearings

An administrative hearing concerning the contested acquisition of the former Palmyra Medical Center is set to begin at 10 a.m. on Aug. 5.

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Phoebe to be impacted by sequester

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.

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Neurosurgery equipment moves to Phoebe Putney

The Stryker surgical navigation system was introduced at the former Palmyra Medical Center in October 2010.

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Phoebe considering staff, privileges

Four physicians are looking to join the medical staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a credentialing report shows.

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Hospital Authority meets to discuss legal matters

The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County meets in executive session to discuss legal issues.

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Hospital Authority updated on finances, site visits

During the last calendar year, the Phoebe Foundation raised a total of $937, 698, officials say.

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Phoebe considering applicants

Credentialing reports available from Phoebe Putney Hospital show new physicians with various specialties may be coming in.

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Phoebe responds to Leapfrog score

A recent report by an industry group lists Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital among the 25 worst hospitals in the United States.

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Phoebe given top ranking in vascular surgery

An Albany hospital receives a Vascular Surgery Excellence award as part of its Healthgrades evaluation.

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Phoebe not connected to fungal meningitis outbreak

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital officials say the hospital is not connected to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

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Phoebe files Supreme Court brief

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.

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Dougherty tax digest: 24 percent tax-exempt

The tax burden in Dougherty County has been shifted to a smaller percentage of taxpayers than in other counties.

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Phoebe considering applicants

Gastroenterology, emergency medicine and pediatrics are among the specialties of medical staff applicants for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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Healthgrades rates Phoebe

Local hospital administrators question the accuracy and integrity of ratings from an Internet organization.

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Hospitals to merge with Phoebe (CORRECTED with Hospital Authority's connection to Phoebe Sumter)

The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County is expected to officially take ownership of Palmyra Medical Center Friday.

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FTC files brief with court on Palmyra buy

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.

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Hospitals in Albany fit bill on charity care

Over the last six years, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has spent roughly 8 percent of adjusted gross revenue on charity care.

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