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SGMC’s Campuses Celebrate Great American Smokeout Day

Posted on: November 11th, 2014

Valdosta, GA – South Georgia Medical Center and its Lanier and Berrien campuses are joining forces with South Health District and the American Cancer Society to encourage people to quit smoking, dipping, or chewing tobacco products during the annual Great American Smokeout. On Thursday, Nov. 20, free testing and education will be provided at the […]

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Consolidation of Labor and Delivery Services

Posted on: November 6th, 2014

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is implementing the joint recommendations of the Pediatric Service of the Medical Staff of the SGMC Main Campus and the Pediatric Service of the SGMC Smith Northview Campus to consolidate the provision of Pediatric Services to newborn in a single location.Effective Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7am, labor […]

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Pearlman Cancer Center Featured on American Cancer Society Webinar

Posted on: November 5th, 2014

11/5/2014 Valdosta, Ga. – SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center has been asked to participate in the American Cancer Society’s webinar “Implementing Survivor Care Plans for Commission on Cancer (CoC)-accredited Cancer Programs.” The webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST, will feature speakers from the Commission on Cancer, CoC-accredited Hospitals, and […]

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SGMC Lakeland Villa Earns Quality Recognition

Posted on: November 4th, 2014

11/4/2014 Valdosta, Ga. – The SGMC Lakeland Villa has earned two prestigious recognition from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living. The awards are on behalf of the Quality Initiative Recognition Program and are bestowed upon the Villa for safely reducing hospital readmissions and for safely reducing the off-label use […]

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Calabro of SGMC Garners March of Dimes Award for Excellence in Nursing

Posted on: November 4th, 2014

Finalist Whitney Howell, Critical Care Category Winner Tom Calabro, and Finalist Shaknequa Pleas at the 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards in Atlanta. ATLANTA (Nov. 1, 2014) – The Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes honored 16 outstanding Georgia nurses at the 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards. Thomas Calabro, Director […]

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SGMC’s Chef Donaldson Receives National Award for Culinary Excellence

Posted on: October 31st, 2014

10/31/2014 Pictured is Gary Harrell (SGMC Director of Food Services), Lenny Scranton (Morrison Region Vice President), Curt Seid (Morrison Vice President Culinary Support), Reginald Donaldson (SGMC Executive Chef), Bruce Bartz (Morrison Corporate Executive Chef), Andrew Flemer (SGMC Chief Operating Officer), Mo Mosher (Assistant Administrator of Engineering & Facilities) and Matt Gleason (Morrison Region Director of […]

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Men’s Health Events Emphasize Wellness

Posted on: October 29th, 2014

10/29/2014 Valdosta, Ga. – During November, South Georgia Medical Center is offering four programs geared to educate area men on common health issues. The panel presentations each cover a different medical specialty and provide opportunities for area men to ask questions to SGMC affiliated physicians. The events will be held in the SGMC Smith Northview […]

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SGMC Generates $701 Million for Local and State Economy

Posted on: October 17th, 2014

10/17/2014 ATLANTA – In 2012, South Georgia Medical Center and the SGMC Smith Northview Campus generated more than $701 million in revenue for the local and state economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. The report also found that, during the same time period, SGMC […]

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Ebola Virus Disease

Posted on: October 13th, 2014

Posted: October 03, 2014 by Courtney Sheeley, Public Information Officer/Risk Communicator South Health District, Georgia Department of Public HealthNational and international health authorities are currently working to control a large, ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) involving areas in West Africa. This is the largest outbreak of EVD ever documented and the first recorded […]

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SGMC Berrien Campus awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Posted on: October 6th, 2014

10/6/2014 SGMC Berrien Campus employees Nashville, Ga- SGMC Berrien Campus has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes SGMC Berrien Campus’ dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.SGMC […]

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