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Healthcare experts in Savannah forecast more patient and provider demands
A panel of local industry professionals who met this week agreed patients can expect to find fewer physicians in their networks, pay higher deductibles and see greater demands on health care providers to cut costs as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
Source: Savannah Morning News
GR Health files to build Columbia County hospital
Georgia Regents Health System will file to build a nearly $200 million hospital in Columbia County, setting up a head-to-head comparison with a similar proposal from University Hospital, an official said Wednesday.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Concussions and other brain injuries prompt more ER visits
Between 2006 and 2010, the total number of visits to emergency departments in a nationwide sample of hospitals grew by 3.6 percent.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald