Located in Louisville, Georgia, 46 miles from the GRU Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, Jefferson Hospital is a 37-bed, full-service hospital that serves residents of Jefferson, Burke, Glascock and other surrounding counties from the time it was built in 1974. It is a member of Georgia Hospital Association's for Rural Health.
Jefferson Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) since 1999.
- A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell’s ability to repair its outer membrane.
- Georgia Regents University scientists say an easy-to-use agent that reduces eye inflammation could help save the vision of diabetics.
- GRU is sponsoring the third annual Augusta Area Asthma Day Camp for children with asthma July 21-25 at Camp Tanglewood in Columbia County.