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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 Welcomes New Oncologist Onuoha

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist Chisom Onuoha, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Onuoha earned her medical degree from University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Yale University affiliate in Waterbury, Connecticut. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She joins medical oncologists Rohini...



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Hurricane Dorian Update--September 2nd; 9:30am

We have continued to monitor Hurricane Dorian over the weekend. The most current information available predicts the potential for tropical storm force winds in our area is low. We will continue to monitor the storm and will update you if anything changes. At this time, all Archbold facilities across the region will maintain normal operations Tuesday, September 3rd.



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Hurricane Dorian Update-- August 30, 2019-- 1pm

Our leadership team has been monitoring the developments of Hurricane Dorian. At this time, it is too soon to know how we will be impacted in our service area. We have been working diligently to ensure we are prepared for the event, should our facilities be impacted. We will continue planning and meeting over the long weekend, and will update you as soon as new information is ready to share. You can find current information, as it is available, by visiting...



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A Dietitian’s Guide to Understanding Food Labels

The United States Food and Drug Administration requires nutrition labels to be placed on most packaged foods and beverages. The label details the serving size, calories, ingredients and other nutritional information. Often, when people read a food label, they focus on the number of calories listed. But it’s important to understand that not all calories are created equally. “Calories don’t mean everything. It’s important to look at where the calories come from, specifically on...



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Archbold Pinetree Pharmacy Encourages Shingles Vaccine

Archbold Pinetree Pharmacy Encourages Shingles Vaccine The shingles virus is a painful, widespread skin rash caused by the reactivation of the same virus (varicella-zoster virus) known to cause chicken pox. Symptoms include burning pain, numbness, itching and blisters. It’s estimated that one in three people will contract the virus in their lifetime. Those at highest risk include anyone who has previously had chicken pox, and people over the age of 50. “After developing chicken...



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Posada

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed nurse practitioner Michael Posada, FNP-C, to the medical staff. Posada earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Armstrong Atlantic State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from South University in Savannah. He is joining Timothy Daniel, MD, and Craig Yokley, MD, at Vascular Interventional of Thomasville Associates.



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MCH Wins Network Hospital of the Quarter

MCH Wins Network Hospital of the Quarter Mitchell County Hospital has been named Archbold’s Network Hospital of the Quarter for having the highest patient satisfaction scores of any Archbold hospital in the region. MCH won this award back-to-back for the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2018. “Our MCH team is committed to providing our patients the best care possible, and they continue to exceed the expectations of patients,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and...



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GGH Wins Emergency Department of the Quarter

GGH Wins Emergency Department of the Quarter Grady General Hospital was recently awarded Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department of the Quarter award for the 4th quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The award is presented quarterly to the emergency department in Archbold’s four-hospital system that has the highest patient satisfaction scores.



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Archbold Encourages Men's Health Awareness

Archbold Encourages Men's Health Awareness Men’s Health Week is recognized each year in June during the week leading up to Father's Day. The purpose of the week is heighten awareness of preventable health problems commonly diagnosed in men, and to encourage men to see a doctor for routine screenings that can help detect diseases early. “Men are at an increased risk of multiple disease processes that can affect their quality of life and shorten their life expectancy if not...



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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 on April 16 at a luncheon. Pictured sitting from left to right: Nan Anders, 20 years; Sharon Bradshaw, 35 years; Grit Webb, 25 years; Pam Porter, 35 years. Pictured standing from left to right: Joan Alford, 25 years; Tammy Davis, 25 years; Pam Cornwell, 25 years; Vanessa Garland, 20 years; Traci Newsome, 30 years; Carolyn Lightfoot, 25 years; Ben Morris, 25 years;...



Hospice of Southwest Georgia Remembrance Services Postponed

Hospice of Southwest Georgia's remembrance services scheduled for Davis Park in Cairo (May 2nd) and Paradise Park in Thomasville (May 3) have been postponed due to predictions of inclement weather. For more information, please call Linda Conti at Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 229-584-5505.