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SGMC’s Berrien and Lanier Campus Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016

South Georgia Medical Center’s Lanier and Berrien Campuses were among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign, sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration. Since 2011 the campaign has added […]

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Bennett Named December DAISY Recipient

Posted on: December 19th, 2016

12/19/2016 Ansleigh Bennett received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at South Georgia Medical Center for December. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day. Bennett was nominated by a patient’s family member who said, “Ansleigh came into our room with such grace, […]

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SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents stockings to newborns

Posted on: December 16th, 2016

South Georgia Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary presented its first Christmas stocking and Santa hat on Friday, Dec. 16 to newborn girl Felicity Lindaman, daughter of Andrew and Alexis. December is the time of year when a myriad of traditions are celebrated; a common one for Christians being the birth of Christ. SGMC also celebrates birth during […]

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Local 8th Graders Win Tablet Fire for Great American Smokeout Essay

Posted on: December 14th, 2016

Four local students received Tablet Fires from South Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday for their award-winning smoking prevention essays. SGMC’s community health needs assessment identified tobacco use as a major health risk indicator in Berrien, Lanier and Lowndes counties. SGMC held the essay contest for the second year as an opportunity to help combat the […]

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SGMC hosts Love Light candle ceremony

Posted on: December 7th, 2016

The holidays are a time to honor and memorialize friends and family. SGMC invites the public to attend its first Love Light candle ceremonies at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Dec. 8 at 6 pm, and SGMC Lanier Campus in Lakeland, Dec. 13 at 6pm.  Ceremonies are held in conjunction with the SGMC Foundation’s […]

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Huth Named Administrator of SGMC Berrien and Lanier Campuses

Posted on: November 29th, 2016

11/29/2016 South Georgia Medical Center named Richard Huth administrator of its Berrien and Lanier Campuses located in Nashville and Lakeland, Georgia. Huth previously served as the Chief Executive Officer at Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center in Live Oak, Florida, and Tallahassee Memorial Hospital/Doctors Memorial Hospital in Perry, Florida and Chief Operating Officer at Capital […]

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SGMC Honors Service

Posted on: November 20th, 2016

SGMC recently honored 213 long-term employees for a collective 3,575 years of faithful service to our patients and community. These employees were recognized for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of continuous service. Belinda Hendley, 40 Linda Peace, 40 Linda Lovell, 40 Martha Ponder, 35 Wilma Kirk, 35 Donna Croy, 35 Annette […]

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Thompson Receives DAISY Award

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

Becky Thompson, Registered Nurse on 3 West at South Georgia Medical Center, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for November. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation, a program developed to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday.Thompson was nominated by Brenda Ojevaar for Thompson’s exemplary care of Ojevaar’s father. “Becky spoke […]

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Pruitt Honored with DAISY Nursing Award

Posted on: October 21st, 2016

10/21/2016 Miranda Pruitt, Emergency Department Charge Nurse at SGMC Lanier Campus, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for October. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation, a program developed to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday.Pruitt was nominated by SGMC Lanier Campus Administrator Jan Myers for her response to an influx […]

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Jones Becomes SGMC’s Director of Educational Services

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

10/18/2016 Pam Jones was recently promoted to Director of Educational Services at South Georgia Medical Center.Jones holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with a major in Technical, Trade and Industrial Education from Valdosta State University. She has been employed at SGMC for over 24 years, the first 22 of those years working as […]

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