Archbold's Grady General Hospital Receives Top Safety Score

In a recent nationwide report known as the Hospital Safety Score, The Leapfrog Group awarded Archbold's Grady General Hospital a grade of 'A' for the hospital's performance based on patient outcomes. The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization, uses a grading system of A, B, C, D and F to rate hospitals across the country based on over thirty national performance measures reflecting errors, injuries, accidents and infections. "Patients who enter our doors know that our...



Archbold Women's Center Earns ACR Reaccreditation

Archbold Women's Center has been awarded another three-year term of reaccreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. A mammogram is a screening test used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women. "The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety,"...



Archbold Welcomes Physician Carle

Archbold is pleased to welcome emergency medicine physician David Carle, MD, to the medical staff. Carle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He studied at East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, earning a Doctor of Medicine degree. Carle completed an emergency medicine residency at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Carle will be treating patients in the emergency...



Archbold Oncology Celebrates 30 Years of ACCC Membership

Archbold's Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center celebrates thirty years of Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) membership. Founded in 1974, ACCC is a network of 25,000 multidisciplinary practitioners from 2,100 hospitals and practices nationwide. ACCC is a leader in the cancer care community that brings stakeholders together to create comprehensive solutions that positively impact the patient experience and patient outcomes. "Being an ACCC member for the last thirty years...



Registration Open for CNA Training Program at Archbold

Registration for Archbold's CNA Training Program is now open. The program, which started in 2017 as a collaboration with WorkSource Southwest Georgia, is an innovative approach to combat the shortage of qualified Certified Nursing Assistants, particularly in the health system's long-term care facilities in Camilla, Pelham and Thomasville. The unique on-site training program helps meet the needs of individuals interested in a career as a CNA. Students selected for the ten-week training...



Archbold Welcomes Physician Graves

Archbold is pleased to welcome emergency medicine physician Nicholas Graves, MD, to the medical staff. Graves earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado and later earned a Masters degree in military operational art at the Air Command and Staff College in Montgomery, Alabama. He studied at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, earning a Doctor of Medicine degree. Graves completed an emergency...



Gurley Named Administrator at Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home

Archbold has named Tammy Gurley, RN, LHA, as the new administrator at Glenn-Mor Nursing Home. Gurley received an LPN license at Thomas Technical School and then received an Associates of Science degree in nursing at Darton College. As a medication and charge nurse, Gurley started her career at Archbold as an LPN at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. She was then promoted to Director of Nursing for Mitchell Convalescent Center in Camilla. Gurley has recently served in interim roles as MDS...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider Hardie

Archbold is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Timothy Hardie, NP-BC, to the medical staff. Hardie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology and psychology at Valdosta State University. He earned an Associates of Nursing degree from Darton College and a Master of Science degree in nursing at Walden University. He joins hospital medicine providers SouthlandMD and will be treating patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital.



Archbold to Pause Its COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Archbold is temporarily discontinuing its walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Archbold has given out 38,491 vaccines since opening the clinic in December of 2020. “With many of our community members vaccinated and the number of available vaccine sites, we no longer have a need for a large, walk-in clinic,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Clinical Services. “We have had an overwhelmingly great response from our community to the vaccine clinics, and I want to thank all of the...



Archbold Matches Five Residents for New Internal Medicine Program  

Archbold Memorial Hospital has announced its inaugural class of internal medicine residents. These five physicians will spend the next three years at Archbold, rotating between specialties with an emphasis on internal medicine. The residents will begin their program at Archbold Medical Center, in July 2022. The class includes: Ragin Alex, MD, from Elmsford, New York, attended the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Bilal Bajwa, MD, from Dublin, Ohio,...



Archbold Provides Over $60 Million in Community Benefit to the Region

In Archbold's fiscal year 2020, $60.6 million in community benefit was provided to the region. Using a methodology defined by the IRS for documenting and reporting this benefit, this number includes care for uninsured and underinsured patients; unreimbursed costs for patients in programs like Medicaid; outreach to underserved communities; general health improvement initiatives; support of health professions education; and support for community-building activities in the region. Archbold...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider Fennell

Archbold is pleased to welcome physician assistant Rachel Fennell, PA-C, to the medical staff. Fennell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Florida State University. She earned a Masters's in physician assistant studies at Keiser University. Fennell will be treating patients at Archbold Urgent Care Center in Thomasville.