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Archbold Welcomes New Physician LeFranc Matta

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently welcomed OBGYN physician Noemi LeFranc Matta, MD, to the medical staff. LeFranc Matta earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with minors in both chemistry and business, from The Florida State University. She earned a medical degree from The Florida State University College of Medicine and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, Florida. LeFranc Matta will be treating patients at Cairo...



Archbold Welcomes New Physicians Lee Loy, Marler

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed nephrologist Justin Lee Loy, MD, and cardiologist Adam Marler, MD, to the medical staff. Lee Loy earned Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees as well as a medical degree from University of West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad. He completed a residency in internal medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where he was chief resident. He completed a fellowship in nephrology at University of Florida...



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Calling All Survivors—Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for 2019 Pink Affair

Calling All Survivors—Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for 2019 Pink Affair 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 24, 2019, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center...



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Pelham Parkway Nursing Home of the Quarter

Pelham Parkway Nursing Home has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Nursing Home of the Quarter. The award is presented quarterly to the Archbold nursing home that meets or exceeds their goals on resident satisfaction surveys and quality measures as well as the highest scores among Archbold’s three nursing homes. Pelham Parkway had the highest scores among Archbold’s nursing homes for the first quarter of 2019. “High quality resident care is the cornerstone of Pelham...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers Hoenstine, Quinif

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed hospitalist Shaun H. Hoenstine, MD, and anesthesiologist Michael D. Quinif, MD, to the medical staff. Hoenstine earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The Florida State University and a medical degree from The Florida State University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He joins Southland Hospitalist Group and will be treating patients at Archbold Memorial...



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Archbold Grady General Welcomes New Physician Scott

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently welcomed emergency medicine physician Sylvester M. Scott, MD, MHA, to the medical staff. Dr. Scott studied bioinformatics at CUNY College of Staten Island and also earned a Master of Science degree in healthcare administration from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish. He earned a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica and completed an internship in family medicine at Louisiana State University Health...



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Archbold’s Hospice Hosts Annual Camp H.E.A.L.

The loss of a grandparent, parent, sibling or friend may occur at some point in a child’s early years. Losing a loved one is difficult at any age, but is especially hard on a child and or teen. It can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with loss, especially if you are working through your own grief as well. At Camp H.E.A.L., children and teenagers are able to express themselves while also meeting others who are dealing with a similar situation. This fall, Archbold Medical...



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Pelham Parkway Receives Wheelchair Donation from High School Students

Archbold's Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently received three new wheelchairs built and donated by students from Pelham High School. The wheel chair project was a product of the “College Bound” program, a partnership between Southern Regional Technical College and Pelham High School. The program encourages students to spend time learning about different careers and provides the opportunity for students to participate in various activities that enhance their skill set, further their...



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BCH Wins Network Hospital of the Quarter

Brooks County Hospital has been named Archbold’s Network Hospital of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2019 for having the highest patient satisfaction scores of any Archbold hospital in the region. “Our staff at BCH is committed to continually providing patients with high quality care,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. “We are extremely proud of our team and their commitment to serving their community well.”



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UGA Extension Office Named Live Better Partner

UGA Extension Office 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 organization that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. The UGA Extension Office in Thomas County is one of the most recent organizations to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a...



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Thomas County Health Department Named Live Better Partner

Thomas County Health Department 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 organization that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. The Thomas County Health Department is one of the most recent organizations to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a...



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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 to right: Rosa Ward, 30 years; Athalena Benton, 20 years; Sig Smith, 30 years; Roy Parker, 20 years; Lashunda Rauls, 20 years; Jill Jones, 25 years; Crystal Singletary, 20 years; Beth Raffield, 25 years; Robert Dewell, 25 years; Angela Esther, 20 years; Kay Streets, 25 years; Earlene Colvin,...