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SGMC Employees Go Above and Beyond

Posted on: December 22nd, 2011

Pictured from left to right: Shular Yearby, Kellie Brogdon, Helen Baker, Ellen Moore, Diane Mauldin, Marsha Lawrence South Georgia Medical Center employees go above and beyond to help deserving families. For nearly three decades the SGMC Care Share program has been providing families with food and toys for the holidays. This year, the program collected enough […]

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Brogdon Receives Prestigious Governor’s Public Safety Award

Posted on: December 14th, 2011

12/14/2011 South Georgia Medical Center’s Chief of Mobile Healthcare Services, Tim Brogdon, was honored with the Governor’s Public Safety Award on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at The Capitol in Atlanta. The Governor’s Public Safety Awards recognize individuals for heroic actions and overwhelming contributions to public safety professions. “Tim Brogdon is one of the most respected […]

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SGMC Named Top 10 Georgia Hospital for Spine Surgery and Heart Surgery

Posted on: December 8th, 2011

12/8/2011 South Georgia Medical Center has been recognized as a top-10 Georgia hospital for spine surgery and cardiac surgery for the second consecutive year. In the Georgia Trend report, SGMC ranked fourth in the state of Georgia for spine surgery and seventh for cardiac surgery. The awards recognize quality outcomes and low patient mortality rates […]

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2011 Love Light Tree to benefit Stories of Healing Campaign

Posted on: December 7th, 2011

12/7/2011 This holiday season, you can honor a loved one or memorialize a loved one who has passed away by donating a tax-deductible gift of $15 or more to the South Georgia Medical Center Love Light Tree. For your gift, a personalized ornament will be placed on the tree located in SGMC’s main lobby. In […]

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SMITH Northview’s Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic Celebrates its First Anniversary

Posted on: December 7th, 2011

12/7/2011 Shamb Purohit, SMITH Northview CFO and Hermann Orlet, MD Today, December 7, 2011 marks the first anniversary of the establishment of the Joseph M. Still Outpatient Burn Clinic at SMITH Northview Hospital. The clinic brings high-quality, convenient burn care to residents. Since its establishment, the clinic has treated over 2,081 patients from over 175 […]

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Young Promoted at SGMC

Posted on: November 21st, 2011

SGMC congratulates Bridgett Young, RN, OCN, for her recent promotion to Director of Cancer Services for the Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Young has worked for SGMC for more than 14 years as a staff nurse, patient care coordinator and nurse manager.  As SGMC’s Director of Cancer Services, Young is now responsible for the strategic planning, […]

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Silver Cross Society Dinner 2011

Posted on: November 18th, 2011

11/18/2011 Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Dasher, Jr, enjoy the company of Mr. & Mrs. Hobert Hodge at the 2011 Silver Cross Society dinner help recently at the Valdosta County Club. In celebration of another successful year, the distinguished members of the Silver Cross Society of the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation celebrated on Tuesday, November […]

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Groundbreaking Marks the Largest Expansion in SGMC’s History

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011

South Georgia Medical Center hosted a community groundbreaking celebration for the new Dasher Heart Center and 5-Story Patient Tower on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, on the 10th anniversary of the first open heart surgery and percutaneous intervention (angioplasty) at the Dasher Heart Center at SGMC. The ceremony also marked the kick off for the $4.1 […]

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SGMC Ambulances Now Equipped with Electronic Patient Records

Posted on: October 31st, 2011

Although electronic data transfer through wireless systems is commonplace in most hospitals, having this same capability in a moving ambulance has been more difficult to achieve.  South Georgia Medical Center’s Mobile Healthcare Services now has this state-of-the-art wireless capability and it is a win-win for patients and staff alike. “Each on-duty paramedic or EMT is […]

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South Georgia Medical Center Emergency Department Visits Dewar Elementary for Teddy Bear Clinic

Posted on: October 17th, 2011

On Tuesday, October 11, members of the SGMC Emergency Department provided a mobile Teddy Bear Clinic for several classes at Dewar Elementary School. Students brought their stuffed animals in for a check-up, while ED nurses discussed safety and health promotion. SGMC brought a special visitor, the Cat in the Hat, who read a safety story […]

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