SGMC Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

Pictured are members of SGMC’s award-winning Code Stroke Program which include medical professionals from Emergency Medical Services and SGMC’s neurology, emergency, and rehabilitation departments.

05/21/2015

South Georgia Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award (WCA) as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care.

SGMC Hosts Dementia Education Lecture

Joel L. Morgan, MD, Director of the SGMC DSHC

05/12/2015

The SGMC Dogwood Senior Health Center will host a free community lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of dementia on Thursday, May 28 at 6 pm at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta.

Important Notice for SGMC Account Holders

05/07/2015

New Process Revamps Billing Beginning June 1, 2015, South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) will implement a new Revenue Cycle Management process. SGMC will begin sending individual statements per service encounter to all patients, including minors. Statements will show services rendered including lab, radiology, clinic, inpatient, and other charges. Statements will no longer be sent to the guarantor on the accounts. Statements from affiliated physicians and others will be billed separately.

EMS and Emergency Nursing Regional Conference in Valdosta

Bob Page

04/30/2015

South Georgia Medical Center’s Dasher Memorial Heart Center will host a regional conference for Georgia emergency medical services and emergency nursing professionals.

SGMC to host annual stroke symposium

04/28/2015

South Georgia Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services will host its annual stroke symposium, an educational lunch and learn, to spotlight stroke prevention and offer support for stroke survivors, caregivers and family members.

SGMC announces new Cardiovascular Shadowing/Internship Program

04/27/2015

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia d/b/a South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) is pleased to announce the new SGMC Cardiovascular Shadowing/Internship Program.

SGMC Names Hospital Heroes

Pictured: SGMC Assistant Administrator of Human Resources Johnny Ball, SGMC Hospital Hero Award Recipients Irene Brown and Annette Owens, and SGMC Chief Executive Officer Randy Sauls.

04/16/2015

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA presented its monthly Hospital Hero award at the board of directors meeting on Wednesday, April 15.

SGMC to offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings

04/15/2015

To raise awareness of the most common of all cancers—skin, SGMC is offering free skin cancer screenings throughout April and May.

SGMC and Kohl’s to Host Bike Smart

04/13/2015

SGMC, Kohl’s Department Store, the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department and Safe Kids Lowndes County will be hosting Bike Smart- a bike safety and bike rodeo program on Saturday, April 25.

SGMC Honored with Resuscitation GOLD Quality Achievement Award

SGMC CEO Randy Sauls, AHA Regional Director Jeneane Nuzzo, Director of Pulmonary Services Mickey Whatley, SGMC affiliated cardiologist G. Sidney Staton, MD, Associate Nursing Administrator of Quality Compliance/Operations Stephen Shirlock, Director of Pharmaceutical Services Cindy Vickery and Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services Laura Fiveash accept the Get With The Guidelines®–Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award at a press conference Tuesday.

04/08/2015

SGMC has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award.

SGMC Receives Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award

SGMC CEO Randy Sauls, AHA Regional Director Jeneane Nuzzo, Judy Warren, RN, Code Stroke Medical Director and Neurologist Brian Dawson, MD, EMS Assistant Chief Jeremy Norman, Administrative Director of Emergency Department Mandy Yarbrough, Administrative Director of Pharmaceutical Services Cindy Vickery and Administrative Director of Rehabilitation Services Paivi Parssinen accept the Get With The Guidelines®–Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award

04/07/2015

South Georgia Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines Target Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award. Award demonstrates SGMC commitment to quality care for stroke patients.

SGMC Wins National Award for Infrastructure

Trav Paulk with Valdosta Electric, SGMC Assistant Administrator of Engineering and Facilities Mo Mosher, and Tim Davies with HPD Atlanta accept the VISTA Award for Infrastructure at the International Summit and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction in San Antonio, Texas.

04/02/2015

For the second consecutive year, South Georgia Medical Center received the Vista Award for Infrastructure from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.

SGMC to offer Free Oral Cancer Screening

04/01/2015

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, South Georgia Medical Center and area dentists will be offering a free oral cancer screening on Thursday, April 16, from 5:30 until 7:00 pm at the SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center.

SGMC Announces Director of Physician Recruitment and Relations

Chuck Roberts, Director of Physician Recruitment and Relations

03/23/2015

South Georgia Medical Center announces Director of Physician Recruitment and Relations.

SGMC CIO Named Hospital IT Executive of the Year

Bob Foster, chief information officer at South Georgia Medical Center, receives the 2015 Hospital IT Executive of the Year Award from David Mason, chief executive officer of HCP at the company’s 2015 Spring Hospital & Healthcare IT Conference held at the Renaissance Sea World in Orlando, Florida.

03/13/2015

SGMC Chief Information Officer, Bob Foster named Health Connect Partners, Inc 2015 Hospital Information Technology (IT) Executive of the Year.