Archbold saves lives with high-level trauma care

Golden Hour Archbold saves lives with high-level trauma care In emergency medicine, the “Golden Hour” is the time period immediately following a traumatic injury. It’s the period when there’s the highest likelihood that prompt medical treatment will prevent a death. Archbold Memorial Hospital general surgeon Greg Patterson, MD, the hospital’s trauma medical director, still remembers a young man at a hospital where he worked years ago in Augusta who Patterson says would...



Glenn-Mor Names Vickers Administrator

Glenn-Mor Names Vickers Administrator Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently announced Cynthia Vickers as administrator for the Thomasville long-term care facility. Vickers began her nursing career as a registered nurse at Archbold in 1980 where she worked in Labor and Delivery and ICU, and served as assistant head nurse. She later served as director of nursing at Heritage Inn Nursing Home in Whigham and in administrative roles including nursing home administrator at Bainbridge...



Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People

Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People For busy people, it may be tempting to try something exotic and short-term for fast weight loss. But it wouldn't be healthy, and any weight you lost would probably be quickly regained. A long-term program of sensible eating and exercise is still the best method. It's not new, and it may not be the fad of the moment. For most people, however, it works. “A healthy eating plan for weight loss combines fewer calories...



Archbold and Glenn-Mor name Employees of the Year

Archbold and Glenn-Mor Name Employees of the Year Archbold recently named Shonkisha Jones the Archbold Memorial Hospital 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. And Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named Tamarra Childs the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Shonkisha began working at Archbold in 2001 as a certified nursing assistant. She recently earned a degree in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), and she currently works as an LPN on the fifth floor at Archbold...



PPNH Names Russ Employee of the Year

PPNH Names Russ Employee of the Year Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Dusty Russ the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Russ began working at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home in 2014 as an administrative assistant. She was promoted to personnel coordinator in February 2017, a position she still holds today. “Dusty is the perfect example of what we look for in a PPNH employee,” said Renee Humphries, director of nursing at PPNH. “She is always friendly to our...



BCH Names Alexander Employee of the Year

BCH Names Alexander Employee of the Year Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital recently named Carolyn Alexander the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Alexander has worked at Brooks County Hospital for five years as an Environmental Services Aide, a position she still holds today. “Carolyn is always willing to help where she is needed,” said June Furney, director of nursing. “She is a team player and always puts the patient’s needs at the forefront of her responsibilities. We are...



GGH Names Hudson Employee of the Year

GGH Names Hudson Employee of the Year Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Henry Hudson the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Hudson has worked as a Floor Tech at Grady General for four years. “Henry is a great asset to our hospital,” said Crystal Ramm, GGH administrator. “He’s always willing to go above and beyond what is asked of him. We’re very honored to have Henry represent us as Employee of the Year for Grady General Hospital.”



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Pamela Dailey and Robert Taylor the 2016-2017 Employees of the Year respectively. Dailey is a 22-year employee of Mitchell County Hospital. She currently works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Archbold’s Camilla Pediatric Center. “We’re happy to recognize Pamela as our MCH Employee of the Year,” said Jamie Womack, MCH and MCC administrator....



Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased

Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased (Quitman) Since the first day of 2017, Georgia taxpayers have had the opportunity to receive a Georgia income tax credit for up to 70% of the amounts they contribute to their favorite rural hospitals, including Brooks County Hospital. During this year’s session of the Georgia General Assembly, lawmakers made the rural hospital organization expense tax credit even better. And on May 8, Governor Nathan Deal signed an amendment to State Bill 180 allowing...



Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased

Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased Since the first day of 2017, Georgia taxpayers have had the opportunity to receive a Georgia income tax credit for up to 70% of the amounts they contribute to their favorite rural hospitals, including Mitchell County Hospital. During this year’s session of the Georgia General Assembly, lawmakers made the rural hospital organization expense tax credit even better. And on May 8, Governor Nathan Deal signed an amendment to State Bill 180 allowing...



Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased

Rural Hospital Tax Credit Increased (Cairo) Since the first day of 2017, Georgia taxpayers have had the opportunity to receive a Georgia income tax credit for up to 70% of the amounts they contribute to their favorite rural hospitals, including Grady General Hospital. During this year’s session of the Georgia General Assembly, lawmakers made the rural hospital organization expense tax credit even better. And on May 8, Governor Nathan Deal signed an amendment to State Bill 180 allowing...



Archbold Announces Promotions

Archbold Announces Promotions Archbold Medical Center recently announced the promotions of Jim Carter, Mark Lowe, and Chris Newman. Jim Carter was promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. The addition of Senior Vice President to Mr. Carter’s title more accurately reflects his role in the organization, which is broader in scope and responsibility than the traditional hospital Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Carter has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, and...