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Ballard Completes Cardiovascular Shadowing at SGMC

Posted on: September 10th, 2015

9/10/2015 Myrna Ballard, President, Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce Valdosta, Ga. – Myrna Ballard, President of the Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, recently completed the cardiovascular business shadowing program at South Georgia Medical Center. Ballard is the first business leader in the community to complete this program. This program gives business leaders the […]

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SGMC Names a System Director of Medical Staff Services

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

9/9/2015 Etta Stewart Valdosta, Ga. – Etta Stewart has been named the System Director of Medical Staff Services at South Georgia Medical Center. In this role, Stewart will provide administrative direction, leadership and direct supervision of all Medical Staff Services personnel. She will develop and implement programs, operations, budgets that collaborate with the Chief Medical […]

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Snead Named SGMC Interim CEO

Posted on: September 8th, 2015

9/8/2015 Valdosta, GA – Earlier today, September 8, 2015, South Georgia Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer Randy Sauls announced his resignation effective immediately citing personal and health reasons. The Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County accepted Sauls’ resignation and approved a Board resolution naming Chief Financial Officer Raymond A Snead, Jr. D.Sc, FHFMA, FACHE […]

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SGMC Hosting Free Prostate Cancer Screening in September

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

Valdosta, GA – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and South Georgia Medical Center is urging men to take responsibility for their prostate health.  On Thursday, September 17 from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center, SGMC will host their annual, free Prostate Cancer Screening.  SGMC-affiliated Urologist, Dr. Mike Chiang and Bradley G. […]

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Volunteer Auxiliary Donates new Courtesy Carts to SGMC

Posted on: August 21st, 2015

8/21/2015 SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary Valdosta, Ga. – The SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary selected the upgrading and expanding of the hospital’s courtesy cart fleet as a part of its annual hospital donation allocation for 2014. On Thursday, August 20, the two new electric carts were delivered and placed into service. With the continuous growth and expansion of […]

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SGMC Opens Urgent Care on North Valdosta Road

Posted on: July 25th, 2015

Valdosta, GA – SGMC knows that common illnesses and injuries often require same-day medical care.  This situation can be frustrating when the Emergency Department appears to be full and your physician’s office is closed.  To address this situation, South Georgia Medical Center opened SGMC Urgent Care on Saturday, July 18 at 10am.The facility is located […]

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SGMC wins Statewide Community Leadership Award for Increasing Sepsis Awareness

Posted on: July 20th, 2015

Pictured left to right: Dr. Kimberly Megow, SGMC Chief Medical Officer, Gregory Powell, member Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Randy Sauls, SGMC Chief Executive Officer, Candice Saunders, GHA Chair, Meghan Schunhoff, Media Specialist, Scarlett Rivera, Director of Infection Prevention, Dominique Corbine, Emergency Department Nurse Educator, Jeremy Norman, Assistant Chief, EMS and Earl Rogers, […]

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SGMC Announces Director of Patient Access Services

Posted on: July 15th, 2015

7/15/2015 Faith Walker South Georgia Medical Center announces that Faith Walker has been named the Director of Patient Access Services. In this role, Faith will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of the PAS managers, staff and activities of Patient Access Services for South Georgia Medical Center and its affiliated Campuses. Faith will be […]

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Jackson Joins SGMC as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on: July 7th, 2015

7/7/2015 Tamara “Tami” Jackson Valdosta, GA – South Georgia Medical Center announces that Tamara “Tami” Jackson has joined its leadership team in the role of Chief Nursing Officer. Jackson will have responsibility for inpatient and outpatient nursing throughout the South Georgia Health System. She is an experienced healthcare administrator having worked for many years as […]

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SGMC Recognized as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care for 2nd Consecutive Year

Posted on: June 10th, 2015

6/10/2015 Pearlman Cancer Center physicians, staff members and volunteers accept the second consecutive Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care. Valdosta, GA – June 9, 2015 –According to the American Cancer Society, more than one million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. The Pearlman Cancer Center at South […]

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