New physician affiliates with SGMC

Ahmad T. Haq, MD, FACP, MBA

06/23/2015

South Georgia Medical Center announces the affiliation of Ahmad T. Haq, MD, FACP, MBA in the role of Director of Hospital Medicine.

SGMC Recognized as an America's Best Hospital for Cancer Care for 2nd Consecutive Year

Pearlman Cancer Center physicians, staff members and volunteers accept the second consecutive Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.

06/10/2015

The Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center is receipt of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.

SGMC Welcomes New Teen Volunteers

06/03/2015

South Georgia Medical Center welcomes 39 Youth Volunteers to its annual summer program, Canopy of Care.

SGMC to hold Safe Sitter Courses this Summer

05/26/2015

South Georgia Medical Center and the YMCA are teaming up to offer a one-day Safe Sitter® course for boys and girls ages 11 to 14 on June 12, 19, and July 10, 17 from 8:30am-3:30pm at SGMC.

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.