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SGMC Generates $601,000,000 for Local Economy

Posted on: April 12th, 2011

4/12/2011 In 2009, South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta generated approximately $601,000,000 in revenue for the local 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 provided approximately $26,847,924 in uncompensated care while sustaining more than […]

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Renovations Underway to Facilitate CPOE at SGMC

Posted on: April 3rd, 2011

In preparation for Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE), an electronic medical record (EMR) initiative at South Georgia Medical Center, renovations are currently underway on several floors of the hospital.  We ask the public’s understanding and patience while these transitions are in process.According to Chief Nursing Officer Ken Kiser, renovations to nursing stations on 3-West, 4-West […]

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SGMC Announces Two New Imaging Services – Digital Mammography and Breast MRI

Posted on: March 21st, 2011

3/21/2011 The Medical Imaging department at South Georgia Medical Center announces the provision of two advanced imaging services— digital mammography and breast MRI.Using the new digital mammography system, patients will enjoy quicker exams with cutting-edge precision.  “This is a new and powerful technology for the detection and fight against breast cancer,” says SGMC’s Chief of […]

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SGMC’s Dasher Heart Center Announces Availability of Revo MRI™ SureScan® Pacing System

Posted on: March 3rd, 2011

3/3/2011 SGMC’s Dasher Heart Center Announces Availability of Revo MRI™ SureScan® Pacing SystemSGMC’s Dasher Heart Center announced that it will be offering the Revo MRI™ SureScan® pacing system, the first MR-Conditional pacing system designed, tested and FDA approved for use in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment. Prior to the Revo MRI SureScan pacing system, […]

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Stroke Symposium Provides Valuable Resources

Posted on: January 31st, 2011

1/31/2011 The annual Stroke Symposium will be held February 4th from 11am – 2pm in SGMC’s Educational Classrooms, B-Level.  Join us and other stroke survivors and stroke caregivers to learn more about the resources and tools available for rehabilitation and outcomes.Lunch will be provided and space is limited. Register today by calling 229.259.4292.Empowering Our Community. Improving Health!

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Annual Heart Health Expo Scheduled for February 12th

Posted on: January 31st, 2011

1/31/2011 The annual Heart Health Expo is held each February in celebration of Heart Month. The expo allows community members to come and enjoy free health screenings including EKGs, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, Bone Density, and Body Fat Analysis. Compression-Only CPR Training and Pulmonary Function Testing will also be available.EKGs and Cholesterol/Blood Sugar Screenings require registration. […]

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SGMC Named Top 10 Georgia Hospital for Heart and Spine Care

Posted on: January 5th, 2011

South Georgia Medical Center has been recognized as a top 10 Georgia hospital for cardiac and spine care.  The rankings were compiled by Healthgrades, Inc, a leading healthcare ratings organization, using data reported to the state and federal government and published in the December issue of Georgia Trend Magazine.In the Georgia Trend report, SGMC ranked […]

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SGMC is Now Offering Infant CPR Classes in Area Health Departments

Posted on: January 4th, 2011

1/4/2011 South Georgia Medical Center’s Women and Children Department is now offering Infant CPR classes in Health Departments in Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes counties. Classes will be offered every other month for expecting parents or parents with children less than a year old. Parents will be taught basic CPR techniques, Sudden Infant […]

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SGMC Welcomes “New Year’s Baby”

Posted on: January 1st, 2011

Whitney Webb and Brian Roy are the proud parents of the SGMC New Year’s Baby. Baby Brayden, who was born at 3:25 p.m. on January 1st, 2011, weighed in at 7 lbs. 2 oz.For being the first baby born at SGMC in 2011, the Women and Children’s staff presented the new mom and baby with […]

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Honor a Loved One with the SGMC Love Light Tree

Posted on: December 14th, 2010

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 addition, […]

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