Sue Avera, RN on South Georgia Medical Center's pediatrics unit was named the July DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day.
South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Bill Forbes as Chief Development Officer. Forbes has been affiliated with SGMC for nearly two decades, serving in various capacities, from administration to chief planning officer.
Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association.
Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are working together to provide much needed support and “warmth” to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia honored Herbert Denton and Joshua Stalvey as hospital heroes at the July board of directors' meeting. Denton is a field training officer paramedic and Stalvey is an advanced EMT with SGMC’s Emergency Medical Services.
South Georgia Medical Center received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treatment of adult patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.
Denida A. Cox, BSN, RN has been named Chief Nursing Officer for South Georgia Medical Center and its affiliates.
Cancer patients at South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center received a special visit from members of the Holy Trinity Triple Negative Breast Cancer Society (HTTN) last week.
South Georgia Medical Center will change statement vendors on July 17 and area residents with open accounts will notice a change in the color and design of the bill.
Valdosta State University senior nursing students Amy Wilson and Tyler Hunter received certificates marking their completion of South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program on June 21.
As of this June 19, SGMC volunteers have reinstated newspaper delivery to designated areas around the campus to support our patients connection with the community while they are in the facility.
South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Jeffrey S. Edwards, CPA, CMA, CMPE, as the Administrator of Physician Services.
SGMC Berrien Campus honored three employees in celebration of Nurse’s Week. SGMC asked nurses and nursing support staff to nominate one registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, and certified nursing assistant for a Nursing Excellence Award. The winners were Sarah Kester, RN, Brooks Heath, LPN, and Camaron Clanton, CNA.
SGMC Lanier Campus honored three employees in celebration of Nurse’s Week. SGMC asked nurses and nursing support staff to nominate one registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, and certified nursing assistant for a Nursing Excellence Award. The winners were Angela Sirmans, RN, Elena Ortiz, LPN, and Safiya Rickman, CNA, who all work in the Medical Surgical Unit.
South Georgia Medical Center named Sheila Warren, RN on 4 South, as the June DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
South Georgia Medical Center welcomed 34 youth volunteers to its annual summer program, Canopy of Care. Participants are students between the ages of 14 and 17 whose responsibilities vary from patient care/interaction, administrative support, to surgical and outpatient services support.
In honor of National EMS Week, SGMC would like to recognize David Bauch, SGMC EMS Director.
At a called meeting of the Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA on Tuesday, May 23, C. Ross Berry was confirmed as SGMC’s new chief executive officer.
SGMC Foundation is hosting a charity bass fishing tournament to benefit the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund on June 17 at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Lakeland.