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Tree House Employees and Volunteers Named SGMC Hospital Heroes

Posted on: November 28th, 2018

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County recognized employees and volunteers of the Tree House, a local thrift store, as hospital heroes for November. The Tree House is a donation based, upscale thrift shop that benefits patient care at Hospice of South Georgia and Langdale Hospice House.   Since opening five years ago, $134,000 in proceeds have […]

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VSU Students Donate Blankets to Cancer Patients

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

Valdosta State University Sociology Group members Sarah Williams, Erin Galbreath, Syesha Tagoe, Walker Lee and Nora Brown get in the holiday spirit by delivering blankets to patients at South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center.

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SGMC Honors Employees 5 Year Milestones

Posted on: November 14th, 2018

SGMC held a reception on Tuesday to honor employees who reached their five year service milestone. More than 100 employees were recognized and their names are included below. Congratulations and thank you for your service! Ronald Abercrombie Kristi Ashworth Bobby Benefield Erika Bennett Judy Bickers Brandy Bradford Christina Brannon Jennifer Brantley Joann Brooker Chiunda Brown […]

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SGMC Campuses Recognized for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Posted on: November 12th, 2018

11/12/2018 South Georgia Medical Center and its campuses were among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign, the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). SGMC conducted […]

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SGMC Unveils Healer’s Touch Statue to Honor Nurses

Posted on: November 12th, 2018

Some of SGMC’s DAISY honorees, Taylor Luke, Paula Browning, Kendra Butenschon, Becky Thompson, Lara Davis, Marguerite Moehle, and Ivelisse Sayre help unveil the statue at a hospital ceremony last week. Last week, SGMC unveiled a statue, called the Healer’s Touch, which now sits in the main hospital entrance. The statue serves to raise awareness of the […]

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GA Power Foundation Donates $10,000 Gift to SGMC Foundation

Posted on: November 5th, 2018

SGMC Foundation Board President Suzan Prince and Executive Director Elizabeth Vickers accept the donation from Audrey King, GA Power Regional Director, Southwest Region, and Scott Purvis, GA Power Community Development Representative. Georgia Power Foundation donated $10,000 to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation in October to support SGMC Foundation’s Commit to Innovate Campaign. The donation […]

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Inpatient Rehab honored as Hospital Heroes

Posted on: October 25th, 2018

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County Georgia presented the Inpatient Rehabilitation staff with Hospital Hero awards at the October Hospital Authority Meeting. The team was honored for their excellent care that motivated a patient to come back to SGMC after being discharged and thank them with a plaque.  The Board recognized Carolyn Leyva, Director of […]

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SGMC Acquires Surgical Associates of Valdosta

Posted on: October 24th, 2018

South Georgia Medical Center has purchased Surgical Associates of Valdosta, the general and vascular surgery practice of Drs. Harvey Miller, Dallas Miller and David K. Parker. The practice will remain in its current location at 2704 N. Oak Street, Bldg F but will be renamed SGMC General Surgery, N. Oak Street, Building F. The phone […]

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Luke Named DAISY Recipient for Excellent Nursing

Posted on: October 19th, 2018

Taylor Luke, registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center on 3 West, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for October. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses everyday.  Luke was nominated by a former patient’s family member who commended Luke’s professionalism, saying he […]

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SGMC is now a Provider for CareSource

Posted on: October 11th, 2018

10/11/2018 South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates are now providers for the CareSource program for Georgia Medicaid recipients. As a provider for the CareSource, local Medicaid patients will be able to use a wider selection of SGMC’s service lines and clinics. According to CareSource, there are 1300 individuals who are covered by CareSource […]

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