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Newton Receives Vascular Access Certification

Posted on: July 12th, 2016

7/12/2016 South Georgia Medical Center congratulates Denah Newton, RN, for receiving Vascular Access Certification (VA-BC) from the Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC). This certification establishes competency standards in the specialty of vascular access and offers recognition for those who have met these standards and passed a comprehensive examination. A primary purpose of certification is the […]

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Extraordinary Nurses to be Recognized at SGMC

Posted on: July 12th, 2016

Nurses at South Georgia Medical Center’s campuses and affiliates will soon be honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses, a program that recognizes the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.  Patients can now thank their nurse by nominating him or her for the DAISY award. Each month, one nurse will be selected by SGMC’s […]

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O’Steen Subaru and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Deliver Gestures of Hope for Subaru Love Promise

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

Laura Jones, Chief Therapist, Pearlman Cancer Center; Dr. John Devine, Pearlman Cancer Center Radiation Oncologist; Tricia Hernandez, GA Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; Jason Archer, Partner with O’Steen Subaru of Valdosta; Chip O’Steen, Partner with O’Steen Subaru of Valdosta and Laura Love, SGMC Community Relations Director. Subaru of America and The Leukemia & […]

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Posted on: June 28th, 2016

VALDOSTA – They may generate plenty of “oohs” and “ahhs,” but the dangers of fireworks far outweigh their beauty. “People always want to know what’s the best way to use fireworks,” said Dr. Fred Mullins, president of Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. “The best way is to leave them in the hands of professionals.” Each […]

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SGMC Receives Resuscitation Gold Award

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016

Members of the Resuscitation Team accept the 2016 Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award at the June meeting of the Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA. South Georgia Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the treatment […]

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SGMC Nurses Receive Excellence Awards

Posted on: June 21st, 2016

Nursing, or Patient Care Services as it is commonly called, is a vitally important function in all healthcare organizations. SGMC employs 1,079 employees within the Nursing division. SGMC would not be successful without the many contributions of our patient care technicians (PCTs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and registered nurses (RNs) who deliver hands-on care. SGMC […]

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SGMC Receives AHA/ASA Target Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award

Posted on: June 20th, 2016

6/20/2016 Members of SGMC’s Stroke Program accepted the AHA/ASA Target Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award at the June meeting of the Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA. South Georgia Medical Center received its second consecutive American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. […]

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SGMC Begins Training for Epic Initiaitve

Posted on: June 17th, 2016

6/17/2016 Monday marked an important event in SGMC’s history as nearly 60 members of the Epic team gathered for orientation. The team will be responsible for developing and implementing SGMC’s new electronic health record (EHR) system, known as Epic. Epic is a healthcare software company that was founded in 1979. To date, 190 million patients […]

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SGMC Presents Lifetime of Service Awards to Volunteer Chaplains

Posted on: June 16th, 2016

6/16/2016 Dr. Henry Wright and Rev. John L. Akers receive Lifetime of Service Awards for their 43 years of service as SGMC Volunteer Chaplains. South Georgia Medical Center presented Rev. John L. Akers and Dr. Henry Wright with Lifetime of Service Awards for their 43 years of service as volunteer chaplains. Both gentleman joined the […]

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SGMC Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Golden Galleria

Posted on: June 13th, 2016

6/13/2016 Members of SGMC’s Volunteer Auxiliary and hospital leadership cut a pink ribbon on Monday to celebrate the grand re-opening of The Golden Galleria. South Georgia Medical Center celebrated the re-opening of its Golden Galleria boutique with a ribbon cutting on Monday, June 13. The transformation came after the approval of the Volunteer Auxiliary in […]

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