Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold's Brooks County Hospital recently named Kim Redding their 2021 Employee of the Year. "Kim truly cares about BCH and is an advocate for our patients and staff members," said June Furney, administrator at Brooks County Hospital. "She is well respected and is a resource for our employees. We are so honored to recognize her as our Employee of the Year." Redding is the assistant director of nursing and BCH’s emergency department. She has been an employee for 24 years.



Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center Name Employees of the Year

Archbold's Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Rickey Hampton and Stanisha Powell the 2021 Employees of the Year, respectively. "Rickey is a great employee – he is a team player and spiritual up-lifter," said Carla Beasley, administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. "He transports his patients with the utmost care and concern, treating them like his own family. We are so proud to recognize him as our MCH Employee of the Year." "Stanisha is a great...



Maxwell Ferguson gives back to Archbold

The birth of grandchildren is an exciting and joyous time for families. But, when Sharon Maxwell Ferguson's daughter-in-law, Aimee Savage, began experiencing severe symptoms of preeclampsia after giving birth to her twins, that joy turned to fear. “Aimee became very ill and for several hours, we weren’t sure she was going to make it,” said Ferguson. “It was such a scary time for all of us, but thankfully, Aimee made a full recovery and was able to go home with her newborn...



Archbold Implements a COVID-19 Visitation and Masking Response Level System

As part of Archbold's COVID-19 response, effective immediately, Archbold will assign a Visitation and Masking Response Level that defines family and guest access and masking requirements in all Archbold facilities. The levels will be determined by the CDC guidelines for healthcare settings, several local indicators and data from the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels that determine the prevalence of COVID-19 in our community. The level will be updated periodically as the data are...



Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold's Grady General Hospital recently named Cornelius Forrest their 2021 Employee of the Year. "Cornelius is the type of employee that makes Grady General so great and is a joy to work with," said Crystal Wells, administrator at Grady General Hospital. "He continually goes above and beyond to help everyone within our organization. He is very deserving of this recognition." Forrest is a part of the Environmental Services team at GGH, and has been an employee for three years.



Archbold Hosting Cancer Survivor Day Event

Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center is hosting a Cancer Survivor Day event on Friday, June 3, 2022 to celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day. The event, which will be held at the Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, is open to all former and current patients. Attendees will be able to meet with representatives from a variety of support programs offered by the cancer center and experience live music and refreshments. The event is from 10am to 2pm. For more...



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...