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...



Archbold Foundation Contributes to Success of Hospital

Archbold Foundation Contributes to Success of Hospital A Tradition of Giving Back Since opening its doors in 1925, Archbold Medical Center has grown to become one of the leading, regional, integrated health systems in southwest Georgia. The health system has a reputation for innovation, with a history of being the “first” hospital in the region to offer advanced patient treatments and procedures. Archbold boasts state-of-the-art medical technology not typically in a town the size...



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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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Grady General Pinks Tangles Salon and Shopp 23

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s radiology staff will be visiting local businesses in Cairo during the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Thursday, October 24, the Grady...



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Grady General Pinks Gateway 16 Plaza

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s radiology staff will be visiting local businesses in Cairo during the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Tuesday, October 22, the Grady...



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Grady General Pinks Center Drugs

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s radiology staff will be visiting local businesses in Cairo during the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Thursday, October 17, the Grady...



Archbold Health Services Recognizes Respiratory Therapy and Pharmacy Week

October 20-26 is recognized nationally as Respiratory Therapy and Pharmacy Week. Pictured above is Kathy Collins, RCP, and Rob Morrel, RCP, respiratory therapists at the Archbold Home Care Store located on Pinetree Boulevard in Thomasville. Kathy and Rob help patients with respiratory illness and sleep apnea select and maintain the proper medical equipment for essential at-home treatment. The Archbold Pinetree Pharmacy staff work at the health system’s retail and...



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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...