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SGMC Names Chief Operating Officer

Posted on: December 2nd, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Mr. Joseph “Randy” Smith, RN, MS, BSN has been named Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer. Smith has served as the Senior Vice President and CNO since October 2019. Smith will now serve as both COO and CNO. Smith shared, ”It is an incredible honor and responsibility […]

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Cancellation Notice

Posted on: December 2nd, 2020

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia No meeting for the following committee for the month of December: Personnel Committee, Dec. 8, 2020

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SGMC Announces Ambetter as HIE Partner

Posted on: November 22nd, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) announces its Health Insurance Exchange (HIE) partner for 2021 is Ambetter from Peach State Health. The HIE connects patients with affordable, quality healthcare plans across communities served by SGMC, SGMC’s physician network and its affiliates in Lowndes, Berrien and Lanier counties.  Although the current health exchange website may identify SGMC […]

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SGMC Lab Professionals Honored as Hospital Heroes

Posted on: November 18th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center honored its laboratory professionals as the November Hospital Heroes at its monthly Board of Directors meeting.  According to Chief Nursing Officer Randy Smith, “Nurses and doctors all over the world are doing a phenomenal job day in and day out, but the role of lab professionals can not be overlooked as […]

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CANCELLATION NOTICE

Posted on: November 6th, 2020

THE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY OFVALDOSTA AND LOWNDES COUNTY, GEORGIA NO MEETINGS FOR THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER PERSONNEL COMMITTEE November 10, 2020 BUILDING AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE November 12, 2020

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NOTICE OF CALLED MEETING

Posted on: November 6th, 2020

HOSPITAL AUTHORITY OF VALDOSTA AND LOWNDES COUNTY, GEORGIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES DATE:             Tuesday, November 10, 2020 TIME:       12:00 Noon LOCATION:  South Georgia Medical Center                   Executive Board Room                   2501 N. Patterson Street                   Valdosta, Georgia 31602 MATTERS EXPECTED TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES: A.  Considering any potentially commercially valuable plan, […]

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Dove Shoot Supports Local Healthcare Scholarships for Teens

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

More than 50 people attended the Shaw Family Dove Shoot in Lakeland, GA on Sept. 19 in support of the Jay Shaw Scholarship, raising nearly $20,000. This scholarship is awarded annually by the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and Shaw family and was established to honor the late State Representative Jay Shaw for his dedication and […]

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Hillman Recognized for Extraordinary Care

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center presented Heather Hillman with its BEE Award which stands for “Being Extraordinary Everyday.” Hillman is a Patient Care Tech on 5 West and was nominated for her patient advocacy and attention to detail.  The nomination read, “Heather is a fantastic tech. She recognized a patient had a status change, took vitals […]

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SGMC Social Worker Honored as Hospital Hero

Posted on: October 28th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center honored Ashleigh Hicks, social worker at the SGMC Lakeland Villa- a skilled nursing home facility, as the hospital hero at its October Board of Directors meeting.  Hicks was nominated by a patient’s daughter who said, “Ashleigh has integrity and has demonstrated professionalism in all that she does. She certainly puts her […]

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Dr. Vu joins SGMC Gastroenterology

Posted on: October 27th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce Loan Vu, DO, FACOI, gastroenterology, has joined SGMC Gastroenterology. SGMC Gastroenterology is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the largest multi-specialty group in the region. Dr. Vu comes to Valdosta from East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment […]

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