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Williams is New Outpatient Program Director at Greenleaf Center

Posted on: October 12th, 2011

10/12/2011 Licensed professional counselor and acting clinical director for Inpatient Services Kelly Williams is the new Outpatient program director at Greenleaf Center. Williams will continue to maintain her role as acting clinical director for Inpatient Services in addition to her promotion. Williams has been with Greenleaf for over five years and has proven to be […]

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SGMC and YMCA Hosted a Lunch and Learn on “Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke”

Posted on: October 4th, 2011

10/4/2011 South Georgia Medical Center and the YMCA hosted a lunch and learn about the dangers of Stroke on Wednesday, September at the YMCA. Guest speaker, Dr. Brian Dawson, Neurologist, discussed the signs and symptoms of a stroke and talked about the new Stroke program at SGMC. Stroke is a leading cause of death in […]

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Sheila Sheppard Joins Greenleaf as the Director of Nursing

Posted on: September 29th, 2011

9/29/2011 Greenleaf Center is proud to announce that Sheila Sheppard is the new Director of Nursing. Sheppard received her ASN from Gulf Coast Community College, her BSN from Florida State University, and her MSN from the University of Phoenix. She has also completed 36 hours of doctoral study. Sheppard comes to Greenleaf after providing leadership […]

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SGMC’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Re-Certified by Industry Leader

Posted on: September 8th, 2011

9/8/2011 South Georgia Medical Center is proud to announce the re-certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for another 3-year period. The re-certification recognizes SGMC for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiac rehabilitation programs are designed to help […]

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South Georgia Medical Center’s Acquisition of Smith Northview Hospital Finalized

Posted on: September 2nd, 2011

The sale of Smith Northview Hospital to South Georgia Medical Center was completed on Thursday, September 1st. Smith Northview Hospital’s name will not change. It will operate as Smith Northview Hospital, A Campus of South Georgia Medical Center. The acquisition of the 45-bed facility makes SGMC the 17th largest hospital in Georgia.“The future of healthcare […]

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VSU-SGMC Nursing Alliance Cooperative Prepares and Recognizes Clinical Nurse Leaders

Posted on: August 30th, 2011

South Georgia Medical Center and the Valdosta State University College of Nursing are pleased to recognize seven SGMC Master’s prepared nurses and 10 members of the VSU College of Nursing faculty with new clinical nurse leader (CNL) credentials.Those SGMC staff members receiving certification are: Debra Baker, RN, MSN, CNL; Georgianne Bauer, RN, MSN, CNL; Felecia […]

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SGMC Program Targets Stroke Patients

Posted on: August 18th, 2011

8/18/2011 Every 40 seconds, someone in the US suffers a stroke—a brain attack. To help address these alarming statistics, South Georgia Medical Center has developed a new stroke program within the SGMC Emergency Department. A new patient care protocol named Code Stroke will be implemented under the direction of Brian Dawson, MD, a stroke neurologist […]

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Sauls Named SGMC CEO

Posted on: August 1st, 2011

Randy Sauls, CEO On August 1, longtime South Georgia Medical Center Chief Executive Officer James McGahee will retire and former Chief Operating Officer and Administrator Randy Sauls will become the hospital’s new CEO. Sauls is the seventh CEO to lead SGMC in its 56 year history. The announcement was made at the meeting of the […]

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SGMC Opens the Region’s First Free-standing Imaging Center and Women’s Imaging Center

Posted on: July 19th, 2011

7/19/2011 The new Imaging Center and Women’s Imaging Center is located on the first floor of the Professional Building. The new Imaging Center and Women’s Imaging Center at South Georgia Medical Center opens for business on Monday, August 1, 2011. Services will cease at the former location of the SGMC Imaging Center at North Oak […]

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Henderson Family Donates $10,000 to SGMC Foundation

Posted on: July 7th, 2011

Beverly & Doug Henderson presented a check for $10,000 from the Doug Henderson III, Memorial Fund to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation during a luncheon on July 25, 2011.  The annual golf tournament fund raiser was held in March 2011 in memory of one of the Henderson’s sons, Doug Henderson, III. Proceeds from this […]

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