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SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary Installs New Officers and Celebrates Service

Posted on: October 13th, 2021

After a 14 month pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the South Georgia Medical Center Auxiliary recently gathered for a luncheon to install their new Board of Management officers and recognize members for their volunteer hours.  The new officers are as follows: Ora Morrison, President; Evelyn Harrell, Treasurer; Joan Barrese, VP of Programs; Carroll Griffin, Recording […]

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SGMC Earns 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

Posted on: October 7th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center has earned the 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7 in the acute, ambulatory, and long term care categories. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business […]

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SGMC Recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: October 1st, 2021

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, South Georgia Medical Center is encouraging all eligible women to get their annual mammogram screening during the month of October and raising awareness of Breast Cancer prevention, screening and treatment with its Pamper and Prevent campaign. Breast cancer still remains one of the most common forms of cancer […]

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SGMC Updated Visitation Policy and Guidelines

Posted on: October 1st, 2021

We continue to be mindful of the transmission and community spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus to protect patients, family members, staff and the community. Please help us by following the visitation guidelines outlined below. Inpatients who aren’t positive for COVID-19 are allowed one visitor at a time. Outpatient surgery patients are allowed two visitors at […]

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Dr. Aguero Joins SGMC Orthopedics

Posted on: September 29th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Oscar Aguero, MD, orthopedics, has joined SGMC Orthopedics. SGMC Orthopedics is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the most comprehensive multispecialty group in the region with a growing number of providers. Dr. Aguero is a Valdosta native and has been practicing in the community […]

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SGMC Sees Growth Across Physician Network

Posted on: September 28th, 2021

Unequaled access to quality healthcare is one of South Georgia Medical Center’s main priorities, of which the system is making vast headway. Since officially organizing in 2020 SGMC’s Physician Network has more than doubled in its number of physicians and tripled in its number of specialties.   According to Jim Zacharias, SGMC Vice President of Network […]

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Childress Named SGMC Director of Food and Nutrition

Posted on: September 27th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces Jason Childress as the Director of Food and Nutrition. Childress started with SGMC in early September. Childress graduated from the University of North Dakota with his certifications in dietary management and food protection. Childress has been with Morrison Healthcare since February 2010, where he has held various regional positions to […]

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SGMC Honors Nicole Clark as September Hospital Hero

Posted on: September 23rd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center honored Nicole Clark, social worker, as the hospital hero at the September Board of Directors meeting. Clark has been with SGMC for 22 years and was recognized for her compassion and commitment to those who are less fortunate. According to Case Management Director Jennifer Smith, Clark goes above and beyond in […]

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SGMC Welcomes Dr. Ana Margarita Hernandez Silen

Posted on: September 22nd, 2021

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

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SGMC Earns National Recognition for Stroke Treatment

Posted on: September 22nd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus, Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive high quality care according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. This is the eighth consecutive year SGMC has received this prestigious recognition. Stroke is the leading cause […]

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