Patient Services

Support Groups

Piedmont Augusta offers a number of support groups for patients and their families needing support of others experiencing similar situations. Call Piedmont Augusta HealthService Center at 706-SER-VICE (737.8423) for a complete listing. If you live outside the calling area, you may call toll-free 800.476.SERV (7378).

Wireless Internet Service

Wireless internet service is available from all patient rooms and in all guest-accessible areas of the main hospital buildings and at Piedmont Heart at Augusta (formerly the Heart & Vascular Institute), including waiting rooms, the main cafeteria and the coffee shop. Your device must have 802.11b wireless capability and you will be required to acknowledge and accept the user agreement presented when you link to this service. This is a non-secure connection and is not protected in any way. As this connection is provided purely as a convenience for our patients and visitors, Piedmont Augusta accepts no responsibility for any virus, spam or other damaging activity, programs or executable files that might be downloaded or accessed in any fashion. We also do not provide user services in the event of problems related to personal devices or an inability to connect to this service; we can only advise users of the status of the network and its availability.