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Need Copies of Medical Records from SGMC? Patients Redirected to SGMC Smith Northview Campus for Records

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015

Valdosta, GA – South Georgia Medical Center’s Health Information Management Release of Information (medical records) is moving to the SGMC Smith Northview Campus at 4280 North Valdosta Road on March 2. Services in the new location will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Release of Information office can be […]

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South Georgia Medical Center Wins Big at 2014 MarCom Awards

Posted on: February 16th, 2015

Miami, FL, 2015 – South Georgia Medical Center emerged a winner at the 2014 MarCom Awards, at which it received three awards in • General Branding :30 “Growing Healthy Together” TV spot – Honorable Mention• General Branding (Game Changing) :30 radio spot  –  Honorable Mention• Branding (Game Changing football player)  print ad – GoldThe annual MarCom competition provides an […]

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Kohl’s Department Stores, SGMC’s Foundation Announce 2015 Program for Kids

Posted on: February 9th, 2015

2/9/2015 Left to right: Bob Foster, SGMC Chief Information Officer; Bill Forbes, SGMC Interim Chief Operating Officer; Suzan Prince, SGMC Foundation Board of Trustee; Ben Blanton SGMC Foundation Board of Trustee; Diane Rodgers, Kohl’s Store Manager; Randy Sauls, SGMC Chief Executive Officer; Cherise Giddens, RN, Interim Chief Nursing Officer, Elizabeth Mink, SGMC Foundation Executive Director; […]

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SGMC Strengthens Process to Know Patient’s Home Meds

Posted on: February 4th, 2015

Valdosta, Ga. – On February 3, the SGMC Emergency and Pharmacy Departments began a new program to improve the hospital’s documentation of emergency patients’ pre-admission medications.   Pharmacy technicians are now stationed 24/7 in the main campus emergency department to gather and input pre-admission medications into the patient’s electronic health record. “Knowing the medications you are […]

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SGMC Celebrates Heart Health Month

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015

Valdosta, GA- February is Heart Health Month and South Georgia Medical Center is celebrating National Wear Red Day and hosting a Heart Health Expo to promote awareness of heart disease throughout the community.  SGMC is partnering with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign and encouraging everyone to wear red on Friday, Feb. 6, […]

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Eutzler Assumes Medical Directorship at Health Care South

Posted on: January 29th, 2015

James Eutzler, DO, FACOEP, FACEP Valdosta, GA – SGMC announces that James Eutzler, DO, FACOEP, FACEP has accepted the medical directorship at Health Care South, a primary care and walk-in clinic formerly served by the late Jerry G. Purvis, Sr., MD.  Dr. Eutzler will continue to work with Nurse Practitioner Annette Robinson and Registered Nurse […]

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SGMC Berrien Campus and Anytime Fitness Address Obesity in Children and Seniors

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015

Mr. Dick Dwozan, SGMC Berrien Campus Administrator, presented a check for $2,626 to Reynolds McLean of Nashville’s Anytime Fitness to implement the “Exercise Fits” program in our local community. Nashville, GA- In 2014, SGMC Berrien Campus requested Barlow McCarthy to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment.  The discoveries from this report identified unmet community health […]

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Ball Named to GAHE Board

Posted on: January 16th, 2015

1/16/2015 The Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives has selected John P. Ball, III, FACHE as a member-at-large serving on the 2015 Board of Directors. GAHE is a professional organization of healthcare administrators committed to the development of leadership skills, knowledge exchange and facilitation of networking opportunities for its members. GAHE is only such organization chartered […]

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SGMC Smith Northview Campus hosts Valwood Student Art Show

Posted on: December 31st, 2014

12/31/2014 Valdosta Ga.- Valwood School students, from pre-kindergarteners to 12th graders will show off their artistic talents in “When Ideas Come to Life,” now on display at SGMC Smith Northview Campus. The exhibition will be on display through Feb. 15, with a reception from 5-7 pm on Jan. 8. Admission is free and open to […]

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South Georgia Medical Center Offers Free Cervical Cancer Screening

Posted on: December 30th, 2014

Valdosta, GA- South Georgia Medical Center will offer a free Cervical Cancer Screening and Pap test on Jan. 15 from 5pm to 6:30 pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center for women 21 to 65 years of age who have not had a pap smear in the last three years and have not had a hysterectomy. Last […]

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