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 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...



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...



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,...



Archbold Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Archbold Employees Recognized for Years of Service The following employees with over 20 years of service were recently recognized for their tenure with Archbold. Pictured from left to right: Lisa Gatherer, 35 years; Shundra Lewis, 20 years; Wonnie Ogletree, 30 years; Sheila Richardson, 25 years; Gwendolyn Tillman, 30 years; Helen Lang, 20 years; Tina Bates, 25 years; Sonja Barlow, 20 years; Carla Beasley, 20 years; Joe Barron, 40 years; Johnnie Franklin, 20 years; Marilyn Johnson, 30...



Archbold's Gurley Georgia Nurse of the Year

Archbold’s Tammy Gurley was recently awarded Registered Nurse of the Year by the Georgia Association of Nurses in Long Term Care, an organization committed to continuously improving the quality of life of all persons requiring long term and post-acute healthcare. Out of the 358 long-term care facilities in Georgia, Gurley was selected as Georgia’s Nurse of the Year based on her demonstrated selfless acts of care and compassion spanning a 35 year career in the nursing profession....



Archbold Hosts Sixth Annual Pink Affair Fashion Show

Archbold Hosts Sixth Annual Pink Affair Fashion Show Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among women other than skin cancer. It’s the second-leading cause of cancer death, and about one in eight women will develop the disease in their lifetime. The disease consistently remains one of the most common cancers treated at Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center. On October 26, 2017, the Singletary Oncology Center will host the sixth annual Pink Affair, a benefit...



Thomasville National Bank Named Live Better Partner

Thomasville National Bank 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. Thomasville National Bank (TNB) is one of the most recent Thomasville businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a new Live Better...



BCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1

BCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1 The deadline for Georgia taxpayers to donate to rural hospitals and take advantage of a rare state tax credit is quickly approaching. The Rural Hospital Tax Credit Bill, also known as State Bill 258, was adopted to encourage Georgians to contribute and help support the growing needs of rural and critical access hospitals like Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital (BCH) in Quitman. In order to benefit from the program in 2018, tax credit...