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Hospital Awarded a Building of America Awards Gold Medal

April 05, 2010

Augusta, GA - From hundreds of nominated projects, Doctors Hospital Bed Tower Expansion, has been selected as a Building of America Award project and will be a featured Gold Medal Winner on the home page at www.buildingofamerica.com in April.

The project was submitted by the architects, Thomas, Miller & Partners, for the competition. The Building of America Network showcases the most innovative, unique and challenging new projects — projects that are particularly noteworthy and/or give back to their respective communities.

Doctors Hospital opened a new three-story patient tower in August. Shortly, after the opening of the tower, the hospital began work to marry the design of the new South Tower with its existing North Tower.

Recently it opened the new elevators for patients and visitors, as well as, new lobby areas for the hospital’s second through sixth floors. Crews have been working steadily for the past six months to replace the elevators in the hospital’s North Tower and to renovate the hospital’s North Tower lobby areas for patients, and their family members and friends.

The next phase for Doctors Hospital is the renovation of the Joseph M. Still Burn Center, which is underway now. The renovations include building two new burn operating rooms and a dedicated burn post anesthesia recovery room, and expanding from a 59 beds to 70 beds.

About Doctors Hospital
Since its founding over 35 years ago, Doctors Hospital has become Augusta's premier healthcare provider by listening to our patients and responding to the evolving needs of our community. The hospital today is a full service medical/surgical facility, located in the heart of Augusta's fastest growing area, committed to quality healthcare services, advanced diagnostic/treatment technologies, and wellness resources. In addition to Orthopedics, Doctors Hospital specializes in Cancer Care, Women’s Services, and is home of the Joseph M. Still Burn Center, which cares for over 3,000 patients annually.

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