SGMC Adds Advanced Identity Resolution Technology to Safeguard Patients

SGMC Patient Access Services Representative Kenneth Brown showcases the SafeChx software and how easy it is to use.

01/28/2016

New Fingerprint Identification System Provides Modern, Convenient Patient Registration

SGMC Hosts Heart Health Events

01/27/2016

South Georgia Medical Center seeks to change this by raising awareness of heart disease with educational and screening events throughout the month of February, National Heart Health Month.

Lead Physicians Named for SGMC Hospitalist Program

01/18/2016

SGMC, in collaboration with hospitalist partner EmCare, announces that Internal Medicine Physicians Roberto Garcia, MD and Felix Valdez, MD have been appointed to lead SGMC’s Hospitalist Program.

Important Notice Regarding Infusion Services at SGMC

01/08/2016

Beginning Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, Infusion Services will relocate from the main building to the SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center. This will provide easier access to patients using these services.

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents stockings to newborn babies

12/23/2015

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents stockings to newborn babies this holiday season.

Myers and Forbes Assume New Leadership Roles

Jan Myers, RN, MSN

12/22/2015

SGMC has named Jan Myers, RN, MSN as it new Administrative Director for the SGMC Berrien and Lanier Campuses.

SGMC Recognized as a Top 10 Large Hospital by Georgia Trend

12/18/2015

South Georgia Medical Center was named the Top 10 Large Hospital in Georgia for 2015 by Georgia Trend magazine.

Failure to file required documentation has caused the SGMC Berrien Campus to be listed on the CMS Hospital Acquired Conditions Report

12/18/2015

The reimbursement penalty has been imposed because of an oversight in the transfer of documentation files and not because of any hospital acquired condition reports.

SGMC Nurse Uses High School Football to Lift Patient’s Spirit

12/15/2015

When Janice Bristow presented to South Georgia Medical Center last September, she thought she was just sick. However, initial exams determined Jan needed a heart catheterization and she was admitted to the Dasher Heart Center.

5 Holiday Health Hazards To Avoid

12/09/2015

The holiday season can bring unexpected hazards into your home. Read up on five common risks and learn how to prepare yourself and your family.

Musgrove Named Associate Inpatient Unit Director at SGMC

Jessica Musgrove

12/08/2015

South Georgia Medical Center announces that Jessica Musgrove has been named Associate Inpatient Director of 4W and 4 Medical.

Branch Named Associate Inpatient Unit Director at SGMC

Stacy Branch, RN

12/07/2015

South Georgia Medical Center announces that Stacy Branch has been named Associate Inpatient Director of 3W and 5W.

SGMC Named Top 10 Large Hospital by Georgia Trend Magazine

12/01/2015

Georgia Trend Magazine recognized SGMC as the Top 10 Large Hospital for 2015. According to Georgia Trend, the data used to compile the rankings came from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

SGMC Wins GOLD in National Workplace Partner For Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign

Michelle Burkett, RN, BSN with LifeLink of Georgia presents Toni Quimby SGMC representative with the gold award for its organ, eye, and tissue donation and registration efforts through the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign

11/30/2015

LifeLink® of Georgia is proud to announce that South Georgia Medical Center received a GOLD award for its organ, eye, and tissue donation and registration efforts through the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign.

Local 8th Graders Win Mini iPad for Great American Smokeout Essay

11/24/2015

SGMC partnered with the South Health District to present the 2015 Great American Smokeout essay contest to local 8th grade students.

SGMC Lanier Campus Releases Community Health Needs Assessment Findings

11/20/2015

SGMC Lanier Campus has finalized its FY2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Report and posted the findings on its website, sgmc.org.

SGMC Joins Health Care Leaders in Launching ‘Nobody Quits Like Georgia’

11/13/2015

SGMC is proud to join more than 30 other state health leaders, patient and provider groups, and health care delivery systems in launching “Nobody Quits Like Georgia.”

Former Football Star Adrian Peterson Gives Back

Medical Oncologist Eric Anderson, MD & Adrian N. Peterson

11/13/2015

Former National Football League and United Football League Running Back Adrian N. Peterson visit Pearlman Cancer Center.

Valwood fundraising benefits SGMC

10/30/2015

The Valwood School pre-K, teachers and faculty, along with VSU sorority representatives presented a donation of $1,156.34 to the SGMC Foundation as part of the Coins for Crayons fundraiser benefiting the SGMC Pediatric’s Unit. The pre-K students also presented a basket of crayons and coloring books in addition to the money which will be used for new video games on Peds.

SGMC Recognized for Care of Adult Cardiac Arrest Patients

10/29/2015

South Georgia Medical Center has been recognized for implementing the latest research-based treatment guidelines for adult cardiac arrests patients.











































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