Archbold Receives Pharmacy Accreditation

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently received accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for the hospital’s pharmacy residency program. The designation also signifies that the program is recognized as an accredited pharmacy residency program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “This accreditation is important because it demonstrates that our pharmacy operation and clinical pharmacy program meets high standards of quality and...



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Archbold Recognized for Promoting Donation Registries

Archbold Memorial Hospital was among a select group of hospitals from across the nation recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ, eye and tissue donor registries in the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign. Archbold conducted awareness and registration campaigns to educate staff, patients, visitors and their communities about the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donors, and increased the number of potential donors on Georgia’s Organ and Tissue Donor...



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Olson

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed anesthesiologist assistant John M. Olson, AA, to the medical staff. Olson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and a Master of Science degree in anesthesia from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He joins South Georgia Anesthesia Associates in Thomasville.



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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 the Archbold health system. Pictured from left-right: Justin Coleman, 20 years; Jami Stephenson, 20 years; Andreau Merriweather, 30 years; Tim Green, 25 years; Katie Johnson, 20 years; Becky Poole, 25 years; Articia Dickey, 20 years; Jorge LeFranc, 35 years; Janet Eldridge, 40 years; Marjorie Mosley, 20 years; Faith Dodson, 25 years;...



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Archbold Welcomes New Physician Pearson

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed hospitalist Richard J. Pearson, Jr., DO, PhD, JD, to the medical staff. Dr. Pearson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in psychology from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw. He earned a Postgraduate Doctoral degree in molecular neurobiology from University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa. He earned a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree...



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Crystal Wells Named Hospital Leader of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Administrator, Crystal Wells, was recently named HomeTown Health’s 2019 Hospital Leader of the Year. HomeTown Health, an organization of 70 rural hospitals in the Southeast, announced Wells’ award at their annual conference last week. The award is presented to individuals who exhibit extraordinary talents and skills in positively influencing the delivery of health care in Georgia. “Crystal has implemented positive practices which are...



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Archbold Oncology Center Celebrates Survivor Day

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center hosted a celebration for survivors on Tuesday, October 15. Cancer survivors in the Thomasville community were invited to attend the celebration and participate in the Center's yoga, art and massage therapy activities. Attendees also enjoyed smoothies made by an Archbold dietitian and visiting with the hospital's pet therapy team. Participants also had the chance to take pictures in front of the Pink Heals Pink...



MCH HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

On Wednesday, October 30, Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills at the health system’s facilities throughout the...



ARCHBOLD HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

On Tuesday, October 29, Archbold Memorial Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills to remind staff how to respond to internal emergencies or...



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Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center Announces New Provider Woolum

Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center recently announced the addition of nurse practitioner Tiffany Woolum, NP-C, to the medical oncology provider staff. Woolum worked as an infusion and clinical trials nurse at the Center for nine years before pursuing her master’s degree to become a nurse practitioner. Woolum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Valdosta State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Walden University. Woolum joins clinical...



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Archbold Earns Top Awards

Archbold Memorial Hospital was recently awarded three Target Awards at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations annual conference. Archbold was awarded top honors in two of three categories among hospitals statewide for entries in community relations, patient/customer relations and fundraising. Entries were judged by a panel from The New England Society of Healthcare Communications, and were scored individually based on originality,...



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Archbold Memorial Hospital Named Hospital of the Quarter

Archbold Memorial Hospital Named Hospital of the Quarter Archbold Memorial Hospital has been named Network Hospital of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019. AMH had the highest patient satisfaction scores out of the four Archbold system hospitals for the quarter. “The staff at Archbold works hard to ensure that our patients have a great experience and that is reflected in their high patient satisfaction scores,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO....