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GA Power Foundation Grants $10,000 Gift to the SGMC Foundation

Posted on: December 18th, 2017

12/18/2017 Georgia Power Foundation donated $10,000 to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation on Thursday to support its Commit to Innovate Campaign.“An investment in SGMC is an investment in the healthy future of our communities,” said Audrey King, GA Power Regional Director, Southwest Region. “We’re honored to be associated with an organization that places great […]

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SGMC Implements New EHR Across System

Posted on: November 30th, 2017

11/30/2017 On Nov. 1, South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) went live enterprise-wide with Epic’s Inpatient and Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR). Epic replaced 17 legacy systems across three hospital campuses and a number of outpatient clinics. According to SGMC Chief Information Officer Bob Foster, the launch at SGMC is a very significant step because caregivers […]

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SGMC PR Campaign Wins Target Award

Posted on: November 30th, 2017

11/30/2017 Laura Love, SGMC Community Relations Director and Erika Bennett, SGMC Senior Communications Specialist, receive the GSHMPR’s Patient/Customer Relations Silver Award for a social campaign featuring hospital volunteers. The Georgia Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations awarded South Georgia Medical Center with the Patient/Customer Relations Silver Award. The award recognized SGMC’s National Volunteer Week Social […]

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Hospital Authority Recognizes Heroes

Posted on: November 27th, 2017

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County recognized individuals as the November Hospital Heroes for their quick response to establish and staff a child care center for the children of employees working during Hurricane Irma.  With only a 48 hour notice, the local YMCA set up a 24-hour emergency childcare program on South Georgia Medical Center’s […]

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SGMC Recognizes Employee Veterans

Posted on: November 10th, 2017

SGMC held a special recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 to honor employees who have served in the military. More than hundred employees and volunteers have served in various fields.  Those employees include: Alan Mark Adams, Joe Alls, Jason Anderson, David Bauch, Scott Bevard, Regionald Benjamin, Sheryl Boinski, Jim Bowen, David Bridges, JoAnn Brooker, Debra Brown, Kenneth Brown, Kristen Brown, Latishna Brown, Paul Brown, Randall […]

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SGMC Imaging Center Earns ACR Accreditation

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017

10/2/2017 SGMC’s Imaging Center professionals display the certificate of accreditation in mammography, breast ultrasound and computerized tomography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.South Georgia Medical Center’s Imaging Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography, breast ultrasound and computerized tomography (CT) as the result of […]

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Pearlman Cancer Center Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care for Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted on: October 23rd, 2017

The Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care for the fourth consecutive year by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that PCC is in the top 8 percent of 4,789 U.S. hospitals offering […]

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Cart Drivers Recognized as Hospital Heroes

Posted on: October 18th, 2017

SGMC Assistant Administrator of Communications and Public Affairs Johnny Ball presents the Hospital Hero awards to courtesy cart volunteers Howard Brock and Jim Bowen, not pictured is James Biles. The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Georgia recognized SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Courtesy Cart Drivers Howard Brock, Jim Bowen and James Biles as Hospital Heroes on […]

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Medics Reunited with Twins

Posted on: October 16th, 2017

10/16/2017 First responders Will Adams, Joy Wilcox, Jacob Kroening, Nicole Pendleton and Nikki Jackson reunite with twins Leilanii and Aamani Williams.South Georgia Medical Center Emergency Medical Services crew members received a special visit from twins they recently helped deliver. The twins, Leilanii and Aamani Williams, were born Sept. 19 in their home.  EMT’s Nicole Pendleton and […]

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Firefighter Recruits Train at SGMC

Posted on: October 13th, 2017

10/13/2017 Eight members of the City of Valdosta’s Fire Department recruit class will spend two weeks training at South Georgia Medical Center as part of their Emergency Medical Technician course. The Valdosta Fire Department, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and SGMC have partnered together to provide a comprehensive EMT course. VFD requested the recruits complete the EMT […]

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