Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed urologist Jason Burnette, MD, PhD, and physician assistant, Joe Baugham, PA-C, to the medical staff. Dr. Burnette earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Augusta State University where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned a dual MD/PhD degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he also completed a residency and served as chief resident his final year. Dr. Burnette is board certified in urology and a fellow...



Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness Diabetes is a demanding disease. And living with it isn’t always easy. Checking blood sugar, taking medication, watching what you eat and other diabetes-related tasks can sap your energy. Worry and frustration over things like glucose numbers or complications may take an emotional toll. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 9.3% of Americans are living with diabetes. Further, the ADA estimates 86 million...



Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness

Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness Diabetes is a demanding disease. And living with it isn’t always easy. Checking blood sugar, taking medication, watching what you eat and other diabetes-related tasks can sap your energy. Worry and frustration over things like glucose numbers or complications may take an emotional toll. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 9.3% of Americans are living with diabetes. Further, the ADA estimates 86 million...



Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness Diabetes is a demanding disease. And living with it isn’t always easy. Checking blood sugar, taking medication, watching what you eat and other diabetes-related tasks can sap your energy. Worry and frustration over things like glucose numbers or complications may take an emotional toll. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 9.3% of Americans are living with diabetes. Further, the ADA estimates 86...



Archbold Encourages Wise Use of Antibiotics

Archbold Encourages Wise Use of Antibiotics Some wish there were pills to cure every ailment. Sadly, we know there aren't. But it can be hard to come to terms with the limits of medication when we're sick with a cold, the flu or another upper respiratory problem. Coping with nasty viruses like these can tempt anyone to seek relief, often in the form of an antibiotic. Although antibiotics can work wonders against bacterial infections--such as strep throat--they're powerless against...



Archbold Memorial Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness

Archbold Memorial Hospital Urges Diabetes Awareness Diabetes is a demanding disease. And living with it isn’t always easy. Checking blood sugar, taking medication, watching what you eat and other diabetes-related tasks can sap your energy. Worry and frustration over things like glucose numbers or complications may take an emotional toll. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 9.3% of Americans are living with diabetes. Further, the ADA estimates 86 million people...



Archbold Health Services Celebrates National Home Care and Hospice Month

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time for family gatherings, holiday parties and making memories with loved ones. But November is also National Home Care and Hospice Month—a time to recognize and celebrate the healthcare providers that take care of patients around the clock, even on weekends and holidays, in their homes. When given the option, most patients would prefer to recover at home, but a lot of times family and friends can’t provide all the care a...



Pelham Primary Care Welcomes New Provider

Pelham Primary Care Welcomes New Provider Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed back family practice nurse practitioner Christina “Tina” Lockhart, FNP-C. Tina worked as nurse practitioner at Archbold for over 20 years, primarily working at the Camilla Pediatric Center. Tina now rejoins the Archbold team as a family medicine provider at Pelham Primary Care with Sarah Brooks, FNP-C. Lockhart earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from University of New Mexico and a...



Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home Has Great Results

A patient’s first entry to the hospital is generally called an “acute” care admission. The intent is for the patient to heal and steadily regain their health until they’re able to return home. But sometimes an extended period of recuperation is needed. And though the patient may not require extensive inpatient hospital care, they may be referred by a doctor for a “sub” acute care stay at an Archbold nursing home (also referred to as a long-term care facility) or one of...



Morrison Healthcare Named Live Better Partner

Morrison Healthcare Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Morrison Healthcare, a Compass One Healthcare Company, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. Morrison has committed to...



Archbold Awarded Platinum for Organ Donation Promotion

Every 11 minutes another person is added to the national transplant waiting list that currently lists over 118,000 people. And sadly, approximately 22 people die daily because of the organ shortage. Staff at Archbold Memorial Hospital are trying to make a difference. Archbold was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recently recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries. The hospital was one of 63 Georgia hospitals recognized for efforts to educate staff,...



DASH named Live Better Partner

DASH named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Dash, a specialty running store located in Downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Dash has...