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.

SGMC Announces Administrative Directors

03/04/2015

South Georgia Medical Center announces new leadership for Director of Critical Care and Specialty Nursing, and Administrative Director of the Emergency Department.

Need Copies of Medical Records from SGMC? Patients Redirected to SGMC Smith Northview Campus for Records

02/23/2015

South Georgia Medical Center’s Health Information Management Release of Information (medical records)has moved to the SGMC Smith Northview Campus at 4280 North Valdosta Road.

South Georgia Medical Center Wins Big at 2014 MarCom Awards

02/16/2015

South Georgia Medical Center emerged a winner at the 2014 MarCom Awards.

Kohl’s Department Stores, SGMC’s Foundation Announce 2015 Program for Kids

Left to right: Bob Foster, SGMC Chief Information Officer; Bill Forbes, SGMC Interim Chief Operating Officer; Suzan Prince, SGMC Foundation Board of Trustee; Ben Blanton SGMC Foundation Board of Trustee; Diane Rodgers, Kohl’s Store Manager; Randy Sauls, SGMC Chief Executive Officer; Cherise Giddens, RN, Interim Chief Nursing Officer, Elizabeth Mink, SGMC Foundation Executive Director; Susanna Dover, SGMC Foundation Assistant; Johnny Ball, SGMC Assistant Administrator Human Resources; Courtney Orr, SGMC Community Health Promotions Coordinator

02/09/2015

Kohl’s Department Stores, through the Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, has donated $41,066 to the SGMC Foundation.

SGMC Strengthens Process to Know Patient’s Home Meds

02/04/2015

The SGMC Emergency and Pharmacy Departments began a new program to improve the hospital’s documentation of emergency patients’ pre-admission medications.

SGMC Celebrates Heart Health Month

02/02/2015

February is Heart Health Month and South Georgia Medical Center is celebrating National Wear Red Day and hosting a Heart Health Expo to promote awareness of heart disease throughout the community.