GGH Impacts Regional Economy

GGH IMPACTS REGIONAL ECONOMY For years hospitals have done so much more than provide medical care. They are some of the largest contributors to the overall health of communities. Despite rising healthcare costs, decreased reimbursements and growing expenses associated with uncompensated care, Georgia’s hospitals continue to contribute greatly to the state’s healthy economy. The Georgia Hospital Association recently released its 2015 Economic Impact Report, which quantifies the...



MCH Impacts Regional Economy

MCH IMPACTS REGIONAL ECONOMY For years hospitals have done so much more than provide medical care. They are some of the largest contributors to the overall health of communities. Despite rising healthcare costs, decreased reimbursements and growing expenses associated with uncompensated care, Georgia’s hospitals continue to contribute greatly to the state’s healthy economy. The Georgia Hospital Association recently released its 2015 Economic Impact Report, which quantifies the...



BCH Impacts Regional Economy

BCH IMPACTS REGIONAL ECONOMY For years hospitals have done so much more than provide medical care. They are some of the largest contributors to the overall health of communities. Despite rising healthcare costs, decreased reimbursements and growing expenses associated with uncompensated care, Georgia’s hospitals continue to contribute greatly to the state’s healthy economy. The Georgia Hospital Association recently released its 2015 Economic Impact Report, which quantifies the...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed three new providers to the hospital’s medical staff—gastroenterologist Scott Farquhar, MD; family nurse practitioner Sadie Burke, DNP, APRN, FNP-C and physician assistant Edie Willis, PA-C. Sadie Burke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and a Doctorate degree in nursing...



GGH Nurses Complete Fellowship Program 

GGH Nurses Complete Fellowship Program Three Grady General Hospital nurses recently earned credentials for completing a 15-week intensive perinatal fellowship program. The training, offered through the state-designated Perinatal Center in Albany, consisted of education classes and hands-on training specifically related to neonatal and maternal care. The graduates developed clinical and research skills that prepare them to deliver family-engaged perinatal patient care. GGH Perinatal...



PPNH Wins Nursing Home of the Quarter

PPNH Wins Nursing Home of the Quarter Pelham Parkway Nursing Home was recently awarded Archbold’s Network Nursing Home of the Quarter award. The award is presented quarterly 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. Archbold president and CEO Perry Mustian, and Mark Lowe, Archbold’s vice president of planning and marketing, recently presented a...



GGH Focuses on Men's Health Week

GGH Focuses on Men’s Health Week According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death in men are heart disease, cancer, diabetes and suicide. Unfortunately most of these go undetected until they become fatal, often because men avoid regular screenings for these diseases. The week leading up to Father’s Day is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Week. Cairo Internal Medicine physician Jason NeSmith, MD, recommends men take steps now to...



Archbold Focuses on Men's Health Week

Archbold Focuses on Men’s Health Week According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death in men are heart disease, cancer, diabetes and suicide. Unfortunately most of these go undetected until they become fatal, often because men avoid regular screenings for these diseases. The week leading up to Father’s Day is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Week, and it’s a good time to remind men the steps they can take now to prevent many future...



MCH Focuses on National Men's Health Week

MCH Focuses on National Men’s Health Week According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death in men are heart disease, cancer, diabetes and suicide. Unfortunately most of these go undetected until they become fatal, often because men avoid regular screenings for these diseases. The week leading up to Father’s Day is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Week. Medical Group of Mitchell County physician Stephen Rubendall, MD says it’s a...



BCH Focuses on Men's Health Week

BCH Focuses on Men’s Health Week According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death in men are heart disease, cancer, diabetes and suicide. Unfortunately most of these go undetected until they become fatal, often because men avoid regular screenings for these diseases. The week leading up to Father’s Day is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Week. And it’s a good time to remind men the steps they can take now to prevent many future...



Thomas County Federal Named Live Better Partner

Thomas County Federal 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 business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomas County Federal is the most recent Thomasville business to become a Live Better partner. Thomas County Federal, established in 1934, has a rich...



Archbold Now Offering Lactation Services

Archbold Now Offering Lactation Services According to the National Institutes of Health, breastfeeding carries many health benefits for infants. Among the known benefits are nutritionally balanced meals and added protection against many common childhood infections. In addition, breastfed babies are also at a lower risk for developing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Some research also suggests that breastfed babies may be less likely to develop certain allergies, asthma, obesity and...