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South Georgia Medical Center Named to Georgia Hospital Association Hospital Engagement Network Safety Leaders Circle

Posted on: October 7th, 2013

ATLANTA – South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) in Valdosta has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) Safety Leaders Circle, which recognizes hospitals’ improvements in patient care for the second quarter of 2013. SGMC is one of 31 hospitals in Georgia to place in the Elite Circle, the highest on […]

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SGMC Hosts CAP Banquet

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

9/30/2013 On Thursday, September 26th, South Georgia Medical Center held its annual Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) Banquet for nurses at Covington’s. The CAP program was designed to support the professional goals of the direct patient care registered nurse at SGMC and enhance the model of professional nursing. The program provides the opportunity for expansion of […]

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SGMC Berrien Campus partners with Southland to run Specialty Care Center

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

Valdosta, GA – South Georgia Medical Center’s Berrien Campus announces the opening of the SGMC Berrien Campus Multi-Specialty Care Center.  Located in newly-renovated space within the SGMC Berrien Campus hospital at 1221 East McPherson Avenue in Nashville, this outpatient facility is a satellite office for out-of-town specialty physicians who will see patients in Nashville on […]

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Dr. Sharon Joins Lakeland Family Care Center

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

Lakeland, Ga. — Dr. J. Michael Sharon, MD., F.A.C.O.G has joined Lakeland Family Care Center, an affiliation partnership with South Georgia Medical Center, Louis Smith Memorial Hospital and Southland.  He will begin seeing patients once a month from 2 to 4 pm starting Wednesday, October 2nd.  Dr. Sharon is a board certified OB/GYN.   Appointments can […]

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Green and Giving Grows Patient Satisfaction at South Georgia Medical Center

Posted on: August 19th, 2013

8/19/2013 With the help of local Girl Scout Grace Flemer, South Georgia Medical Center introduced a new level of care through its Green & Giving initiative this week. The project, adopted by SGMC’s Volunteer Auxiliary, strives to positively influence service and care by presenting patients with a living plant on their third day at the […]

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New Directors Named at SGMC

Posted on: July 30th, 2013

7/30/2013 Cindy Vickery, RPhDirector of Pharmaceutical ServicesCongratulations to Cindy Vickery for being named the Administrative Director of Pharmaceutical Services. Vickery has been with South Georgia Medical Center for 25 years, serving as the Operations Manager, Pharmacy Systems Manager and Narcotic Pharmacist. She provides leadership to pharmacy departments, with a goal of integrating operational and clinical […]

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State-of-the-Art Power Plant Opens at SGMC

Posted on: July 19th, 2013

7/19/2013 South Georgia Medical Center’s Engineering Department hosted an open house for the hospital’s new $10 million emergency power plant on July 16. During the opening ceremonies, SGMC CEO Randy Sauls recognized guests and gave a special thanks to the construction teams for confronting the challenges and bringing the project to fruition. Mr. Sauls also […]

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Telephone Outage Planned for Smith Northview Campus

Posted on: July 15th, 2013

On Thursday, July 18, beginning at 6 pm, the telephone switch at South Georgia Medical Center’s Smith Northview Campus will be undergoing an upgrade process. Between 6pm Thursday and 2 am on Friday, July 19, numbers listed in the telephone directory (land-lines to Smith Northview) may be non-operational. The hospital’s back-up phone system, ESSX, which […]

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Louis Smith Memorial Hospital Recognized for Best Practice

Posted on: July 11th, 2013

7/11/2013 Louis Smith Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of South Georgia Medical Center, recently received a Best Practice Award at the Southeast Critical Access Hospital Conference hosted by Hometown Health, LLC. LSMH submitted its nomination to the Best Practice Exchange for review among 75 other hospitals across the southeast, including Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina and […]

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SGMC RANKED #1 IN GEORGIA FOR SPINE SURGERY

Posted on: June 19th, 2013

6/19/2013 Spine Care Center physicians Dr. Edward Mark, Jr., Dr. Hitham Khalil, Dr. Eric Gee, and South Georgia Medical Center CEO Randy Sauls accept the Excellence in Spine Care Award presented by Healthgrades.com at a press conference held Wednesday. (Not pictured is Spine Care Center physician James Goss, DO). Valdosta, GA – Spine Surgery at […]

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