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SGMC Foundation Receives $175,000 Grant to Fund ‘AngelEye’ Camera System in SGMC Birthplace

Posted on: March 5th, 2021

The South Georgia Medical Center Foundation received a $175,000 grant from the Roots and Wings Foundation to support AngelEye, the new technology recently installed in the SGMC Birthplace. AngelEye cameras allow families to check on their babies 24/7 through secure livestreaming video over a computer, phone or tablet. The application also has a one-way patient […]

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Romadka Named Director of Human Resources

Posted on: March 4th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is proud to announce Ashley Romadka as the Director of Human Resources. Romadka comes to SGMC with 15 years’ experience in human resources and leadership roles. She received her Bachelor and Master of Psychology from the University of Phoenix. Romadka states, “I’m excited to move to Valdosta because it’s a great location […]

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SGMC Recognizes Frost for Nursing Excellence

Posted on: March 4th, 2021

Lauren Frost, Licensed Practical Nurse at South Georgia Medical Center, was named the March DAISY Award recipient for extraordinary nursing care.  Frost was nominated by a patient for her act of kindness. The patient and her husband had recently lost their 23-year son, Charles, while he was in the US Navy. The patient shared, “I […]

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SGMC Hosts Vaccination Event for Educational Workforce

Posted on: March 2nd, 2021

Last week Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that beginning March 8, the eligibility for Georgians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine will be expanded. This expansion will include workforce in licensed or exempt childcare programs, Pre-K, and K-12 education; adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers; and parents of children with complex medical conditions. […]

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SGMC Honors February Hospital Heroes

Posted on: February 18th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center recognized Lilliana Johnson and Jennifer Harrison as Hospital Heroes at the February Board of Directors meeting.  Johnson is the Physician Services Project Manager for the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program and has been with SGMC since 2014. She was recognized for her outstanding work in developing the GME program and for […]

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SGMC Birthplace Adds New Camera System to Connect Families with Newborns

Posted on: February 11th, 2021

The Birthplace at South Georgia Medical Center recently installed 32 live-streaming video cameras to keep parents and family members connected to their newborns. The cameras, located across various departments including Labor and Delivery, Nursery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Surgery and select Post Partum rooms, are part of a platform known as AngelEye Health. AngelEye includes […]

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SGMC Celebrates First Cohort Graduation for Nurse Residency Program

Posted on: February 11th, 2021

On Feb. 11, South Georgia Medical Center celebrated its first cohort graduation of nurse residents to complete the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program. The Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Programis a 12 month program designed to prepare new nurse graduates with the skillset they need to care for patients. This program allows residents to advance their knowledge and […]

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SGMC Welcomes Dr. Kimberly Cross

Posted on: February 8th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center and its campuses and affiliates are pleased to announce Kimberly Cross, MD in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology as one of the newest members of its medical staff. Dr. Cross joins Southern OB/GYN and will be seeing patients in that practice and at SGMC. Dr. Cross received her Bachelor of […]

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The Birthplace: A Labor of Love

Posted on: February 5th, 2021

Printed in the Jan/Feb 2021 Edition of Health Life Magazine The Birthplace at South Georgia Medical Center welcomes over 2,100 babies to Lowndes County and surrounding communities every year—which is why SGMC invested in numerous enhancements over the past months, for both expecting mothers and babies. Wireless Monitoring In December the Labor and Delivery department […]

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SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Recognizes World Cancer Day

Posted on: February 4th, 2021

World Cancer Day is recognized every year on Feb. 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. “At South Georgia Medical Center we want to thank our nurses, physicians, staff and volunteers for continuously raising awareness and helping save lives from this disease,” said Randy Smith, Vice President and […]

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