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Archbold Sleep Center Earns ACHC Accreditation

The Archbold Sleep Disorders Center has achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the Sleep Lab and Center Services. To earn the ACHC accreditation, the Archbold Sleep Disorders Center underwent a rigorous survey that demonstrated compliance with national standards and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care. “We care deeply about our patients and the care they receive here at the...



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Grady General Ranked Top Small Hospital in Georgia

Georgia Trend Magazine recently named Archbold's Grady General Hospital a Top Hospital in Georgia again. This year, Grady General has landed the number one spot on the Top Hospital list, and is the highest ranked small hospital (fewer than 100 beds) in the state of Georgia. The information used to compile the rankings was based on publicly reported data acquired from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), which administers the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. The data...



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Archbold’s Collins Volunteer Services Coordinator of the Year

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Director of Volunteer Services, Michelle Collins, has been named the Georgia Hospital Association’s Volunteer Services Coordinator of the Year. Collins was nominated by the members of Archbold’s Auxiliary for her ability to encourage communication and teamwork within the Auxiliary and the hospital, strong support of the Auxiliary and their goals, and her ability to lead and motivate. During Collins’ tenure, she has organized many successful...



Archbold Offering “Clot Busting” Treatment

Your blood has many important jobs. It supplies essential nutrients like sugars and oxygen while also removing waste materials, such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid, from cells. Blood is also critical in regulating acidity levels and body temperature and protecting the body against infection. And though it must flow throughout your body uninterrupted to perform these important functions, your blood must also be able to shut off quickly and clot when you get a cut or injury. Blood...



Archbold Tree of Lights Postponed for December 4th

Archbold Tree of Lights Postponed for December 4th The Archbold Foundation’s annual Tree of Lights event has been postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast. The event, which is presented by TC Federal Bank, will take place Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 6pm on Archbold Memorial Hospital’s main lawn located on Gordon Avenue. The community is invited to gather on the hospital’s front lawn to celebrate the annual lighting of the hospital tree. Guests will enjoy s’mores,...



Support for Life-Limiting Illness: Archbold Recognizes Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time for family gatherings, holiday parties and making memories with loved ones. This month is also recognized as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time to recognize the healthcare providers that take care of patients around the clock, even on weekends and holidays. Hospice and palliative care are similar in some ways—both offer compassionate care to patients facing life-limiting illness and provide essential...



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Archbold Announces Plans for New Inpatient Hospice Center

Archbold Memorial Hospital will be expanding its services and adding an inpatient hospice center to meet the unique needs of patients battling life-limiting, terminal illnesses. The six-bed inpatient hospice center will be housed on the fourth floor in the west wing of the hospital. Inpatient hospice provides around-the-clock service for patients with a terminal illness requiring an advanced level of care that cannot be provided at home or in an assisted living facility. The goal of...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers Diaz, Bruhn, Noble

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed physician assistant Diana Diaz, PA-C, and anesthesiologist assistants Donald Bruhn, AA, and McKayla Noble, AA to the medical staff. Diaz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in science from North Georgia University in Dahlonega. She earned a Master of Science degree in public health from Emory University and a Master of Science degree in clinical medicine from Barry University in Miami. Diaz is fluent in Spanish. She will be seeing patients at...



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Chambless

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently welcomed nurse practitioner, Anna M. Chambless to the medical staff. Chambless earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and a Master of Science degree in nursing from South University in Savannah. She joins Jason NeSmith, MD at Cairo Internal Medicine in Cairo.



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Envision Donates to Archbold Scholarship Fund

Envision Credit Union, formerly Rose City Credit Union, recently donated $2,500 to the Archbold Scholarship Program through the company’s Rose City Foundation. The Archbold Scholarship Program awards nursing and other healthcare related field scholarships each year to current and future Archbold employees, as well as local students, helping cultivate the ambitions of those individuals interested in pursuing healthcare related careers. For more information on the Archbold Scholarship...



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Mitchell Convalescent Center Awarded Nursing Home of the Quarter

Mitchell Convalescent Center has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital's Network Nursing Home of the Quarter. The award is presented to the Archbold nursing home that meets or exceeds their goal on resident satisfaction surveys and quality measures, and has the highest scores among Archbold’s three nursing homes. “The staff at Mitchell Convalescent Center put their residents first and it shows,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. “We are proud of the...



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Mitchell County Hospital Awarded Emergency Department of the Quarter

Mitchell County Hospital has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Network Emergency Department of the Quarter for having the highest emergency department patient satisfaction scores among Archbold’s four hospitals. “Our team at Mitchell County Hospital strives hard to provide the highest quality care and utmost compassion to every patient that walks through their doors,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. MCH staff was presented with a banner to...