SGMC Honors August Hospital Heroes


oy filled the room on Wednesday, as the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County, GA Board of Directors honored a team of hospital heroes for their role in saving a patient’s life. However, it wasn’t the typical physical life being saved, but a spiritual one.

Dr. Cliff Thomas Joins SGMC


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Clifton B. Thomas, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland.

Avera Receives DAISY Nursing Award


Sue Avera, RN on South Georgia Medical Center's pediatrics unit was named the July DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day.

SGMC Names Forbes Chief Development Officer


South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Bill Forbes as Chief Development Officer. Forbes has been affiliated with SGMC for nearly two decades, serving in various capacities, from administration to chief planning officer.

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain


Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association.

O'Steen Subaru and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Deliver Gestures of Hope


Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are working together to provide much needed support and “warmth” to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

SGMC Medics Honored as Hospital Heroes


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia honored Herbert Denton and Joshua Stalvey as hospital heroes at the July board of directors' meeting. Denton is a field training officer paramedic and Stalvey is an advanced EMT with SGMC’s Emergency Medical Services.

SGMC Honored with Resuscitation Award


South Georgia Medical Center received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treatment of adult patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

Cox Named SGMC’s Chief Nursing Officer


Denida A. Cox, BSN, RN has been named Chief Nursing Officer for South Georgia Medical Center and its affiliates.

Blanketing Cancer Patients with Love


Cancer patients at South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center received a special visit from members of the Holy Trinity Triple Negative Breast Cancer Society (HTTN) last week.

SGMC Patient Financial Services Rolls Out New Statements


South Georgia Medical Center will change statement vendors on July 17 and area residents with open accounts will notice a change in the color and design of the bill.

Nursing Students Go Beyond the Text Books with SGMC Cardiovascular Internship


Valdosta State University senior nursing students Amy Wilson and Tyler Hunter received certificates marking their completion of South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program on June 21.

SGMC Patients Now Have Access to Valdosta Daily Times


As of this June 19, SGMC volunteers have reinstated newspaper delivery to designated areas around the campus to support our patients connection with the community while they are in the facility.

Edwards Joins SGMC as Administrator of Physician Services


South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Jeffrey S. Edwards, CPA, CMA, CMPE, as the Administrator of Physician Services.

SGMC Berrien Campus Nurses Receive Excellence Awards


SGMC Berrien Campus honored three employees in celebration of Nurse’s Week. SGMC asked nurses and nursing support staff to nominate one registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, and certified nursing assistant for a Nursing Excellence Award. The winners were Sarah Kester, RN, Brooks Heath, LPN, and Camaron Clanton, CNA.