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PPNH Names Bryant Employee of the Year

PPNH Names Bryant Employee of the Year Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Stephanie Bryant the 2017 Employee of the Year. Bryant began working at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home in 2015 as a Certified Nursing Assistant, a position she still holds today. “Stephanie is the perfect example of what ‘right’ looks like,” said Dusty Russ, personnel coordinator at PPNH. “She always goes above and beyond to help our staff and residents. We’re so...



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Southern Regional Named Live Better Partner

Southern Regional 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 local partnership that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Southern Regional Technical College is one of the most recent schools to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active...



Georgia Rural Hospital Income Tax Credit Enhanced with Governor’s Signature

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s three system hospitals- Brooks County Hospital, Grady General Hospital and Mitchell County Hospital- have all benefited from the generous support of donors taking advantage of the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit bill (State Bill 258) since the program was introduced in 2017. And now, Archbold Memorial Hospital has been added to the select list of 58 rural hospitals in Georgia that are eligible to receive funds through the program as well. ...



Archbold Names Physicians of the Year

Archbold Medical Center recently held their second annual Physicians of the Year banquet on April 18th. The award winners were nominated and chosen by their medical staff peers. A Physician of the Year was selected for several categories including hospital leadership qualities. Archbold’s system hospital winners won awards for “most engaged.” ·Pulmonologist Johnny Belenchia, MD—Physician of the Year, Stewardship of Resources ·Obstetrician/Gynecologist Melissa Bruhn,...



Georgia Income Tax Credit Program Helps Archbold Facilities in 2017

It’s no secret Georgia’s rural hospitals have been facing financial crisis. To help support the growing financial needs of Georgia’s rural and critical access hospitals, like Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital (BCH), Grady General Hospital (GGH) and Mitchell County Hospital (MCH), Georgia legislators introduced The Rural Hospital Tax Credit bill (State Bill 258). The bill, which passed in 2016, offers a rare state tax credit to Georgia taxpayers and C-Corporations that donate funds...



Archbold’s Loudermilk Heart and Vascular Center Has 3D Echocardiogram

With the addition of three-dimensional echocardiography, the newest form of echocardiography available, Archbold’s Loudermilk Heart and Vascular Center has added another tool to their list of diagnostic cardiology services to help diagnose heart disease. Echocardiography, also called an echo test or heart ultrasound, is a painless test that uses sound waves to create moving pictures, or sonograms, of your heart. These pictures show how well a heart’s chambers and valves are working....



Archbold Offering Special CT Coronary Calcium Screening in February

Most everyone has heard that calcium is good for your bones. But it can say a lot about your heart health, too. Calcium, which is transported through the bloodstream, can buildup, harden and disrupt your body’s normal processes. Calcifications can form in many places throughout your body, including small and large arteries and heart valves, which can be a sign of heart disease. “Typically the greater the burden of calcified plaque detected in the arteries, the greater a...



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Archbold’s Live Better Hosting Kids Fun Run

Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, is hosting the Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run-a one-mile fun run for children grade levels K-5. Held in conjunction with Heart Month, the run is intended to raise awareness of the connection between obesity and heart disease while promoting living a heart-healthy lifestyle through physical fitness and healthy eating. About one in three children in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Childhood obesity can...



Archbold Announces Employees of the Quarter

Archbold Announces Employees of the Quarter Each quarter, Archbold employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee in four divisions—nursing, administrative support, clinical support, Archbold Health Services and Archbold Medical Group—who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Archbold Memorial Hospital is proud to...



Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Names Employee of the Quarter

Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Names Employee of the Quarter Each quarter, Pelham Parkway Nursing Home employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. Rhianna Daughtry is a Licensed Practical Nurse at Pelham Parkway and their Employee of the Quarter.



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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: Randy Taylor, 25 years; Ruby Eason, 20 years; Cynthia Blackmon, 20 years; Robin Godwin, 20 years; Amy Griffin, 25 years; Lynette Wynn, 25 years; Michelle Stelly, 20 years; Ricky Ross (kneeling) 25 years; Kellie Odom, 20 years; Amy Henderson, 30 years; Maria Jones, 20 years; Pat Carter, 20 years;...



Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Quarter

Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Quarter Each quarter, Brooks County Hospital employees who have gone above and beyond are nominated by their colleagues to become Employee of the Quarter. A committee comprised of department managers reviews the nominations and selects one employee who has demonstrated a dedication to excellence. India Turner is a Licensed Practical Nurse at Brooks County Hospital and the Employee of the Quarter.