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Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Ann Scott their 2020 Employee of the Year. Ann works in respiratory care and has been a part of the Archbold system for 25 years. “Ann is the type of employee that makes our hospital great,” said Crystal Wells, Administrator at Grady General Hospital. “She jumped in head first to take care of our most critical patients during the pandemic. She’s a great patient advocate, and will always speak up when it comes to providing high...



Archbold’s Northside Provides Dementia Training for Local First Responders

Thomas County Fire Rescue, Thomas County EMS, and Thomasville City Fire Department are now better equipped to respond to patients living with Alzheimer's, thanks to Archbold’s Northside Center for Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Care. Wendy Beatty, Northside Community Education Coordinator, offered hands-on dementia training to local first responders in hopes of better helping their interactions with those patients in our communities. "I think it's important to be knowledgeable about...



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year Archbold Medical Center and Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named their 2020 Employees of the Year. Mark Bigley was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2020 Employee of the Year. “Mark was instrumental during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in making sure that our employees had the proper supplies to protect themselves when treating patients,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Clinical Services. “He...



Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Breaks Ground on New Long Term Care Facility

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital has officially broken ground for its state of the art skilled nursing facility. Monday, May 24, 2021 hospital staff, medical staff, hospital authority, and residents in the community gathered in celebration of the groundbreaking. “Archbold has a long history of investment in Grady County and this is just the next step of really offering the full continuum of care to the residents in this area and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Darcy Craven,...



PPNH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Sandy Johnson their 2020 Employee of the Year. Johnson is an Assistant Nurse Manager at PPNH. “Sandy is a valued employee who never hesitates to help when needed, and does a great job improving the quality of life for our residents,” said Angie Milner, Administrator at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. “She is a fantastic representative of PPNH and we’re so glad we could honor her with this award.”



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Joy Miller and Latasha Jackson the 2020 Employees of the Year, respectively. Miller is the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Coordinator at MCH. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Joy worked around the clock researching and planning to keep our employees and patients safe and up to date on all procedures,” said Carla Beasley, Administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. “She is an outstanding...



The Gift of Time: Glass Family Donates Cuddle Cot to Archbold Memorial Hospital

Kaleigh and Allen Glass know the inexplicable grief that comes with the loss of a child. February 24th, 2021 Kaleigh and Allen came to Archbold Memorial Hospital due to preterm complications. Emerson Rae was delivered by emergency cesarean section but was unable to be resuscitated. "When we lost Emerson, the nurses here at Archbold gave us the greatest gift they could, time with her," said Kaleigh Glass. Archbold was able to borrow a Cuddle Cot from Grady General Hospital to allow...



Archbold Unveils Portrait of Long-Time Physician Dr. Oscar Mims

On Friday, May 21st, Archbold held a small dedication to honor a well-respected and longtime physician in Thomasville, Oscar Mims, MD. A portrait of the 99-year-old physician was unveiled and will hang inside the halls of Archbold Memorial Hospital in his honor. The portrait was commissioned by his family and given to the hospital in appreciation of Dr. Mims’ long and distinguished career. Dr. Oscar Mims joined the medical staff in 1952 and specialized in Internal Medicine. He also...



BCH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital recently named Kortney Thomas their 2020 Employee of the Year. Kortney is the Assistant Director of Nursing at BCH. “Kortney continually goes above and beyond for patients and our staff,” said June Furney, Administrator at Brooks County Hospital. “She is a valued employee and we’re so proud to recognize her as our Employee of the Year.”



Archbold’s Watson Inducted into FSU College of Medicine Hall of Fame

Family medicine physician, Mary Watson, MD, has been inducted into the Florida State University College of Medicine/Programs in Medical Sciences Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize graduates of the College of Medicine and Program in Medical Sciences for their outstanding contributions to the health of all people through patient care, basic research, clinical research and/or health services administration and the demonstration of the high principles of the medical...



Archbold Continues Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Until April 30

Archbold will continue to offer walk-in COVID-19 first vaccines at Archbold Memorial Hospital until April 30 and walk-in second vaccines until May 21. The walk-in clinic is open Monday and Wednesday, 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-1pm and is located in the Williams Auditorium at Archbold Memorial Hospital. “The vaccine is safe and effective and is our best chance at resuming our normal lives. We have had a great response from our community to our vaccine clinics. To date, we have administered...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider James

Archbold Welcomes New Provider James Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Candice M. James, FNP-BC, to the medical staff. James earned a Bachelor's and Master of Science degree in nursing from Chamberlain University in Chicago, Illinois. She will be seeing patients at Patient 1st Health & Wellness Associates in Thomasville.