Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Ann Scott their 2020 Employee of the Year. Ann works in respiratory care and has been a part of the Archbold system for 25 years. “Ann is the type of employee that makes our hospital great,” said Crystal Wells, Administrator at Grady General Hospital. “She jumped in head first to take care of our most critical patients during the pandemic. She’s a great patient advocate, and will always speak up when it comes to providing high...



Grady General Hospital Named Large Business of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital was named Large Business of the Year at the Grady County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Saturday, January 30. “It’s an honor to be named Grady County’s Large Business of the Year,” said Crystal Wells, administrator at Grady General Hospital. “I am so proud of our team and what we have accomplished during this challenging year. We have a responsibility to ensure that all of our patients receive high-quality care when they enter our...



Grady General Holding Childbirth Education Class

Expecting parents can experience a range of emotions and more during pregnancy. And whether you’re a first-time mom or an experienced parent, you know there are many new challenges ahead. One way to ease anxiety about childbirth is to learn more about it. Archbold’s Grady General Hospital is hosting a childbirth education class on Saturday, March 7, from 9am to 2pm. Topics that will be covered during the class include: labor, delivery, comfort measures, epidurals and pain...



GGH Wins Network Hospital of the Quarter

Grady General Hospital has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Network Hospital of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2019. GGH had the highest patient satisfaction scores out of the four Archbold system hospitals for the quarter. “We are very proud of our team at GGH and their commitment to providing every patient with excellent care,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. “Their commitment to excellence is clearly evident in their patient...



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...



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...



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...



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...



GGH Impacts Regional Economy

Hospitals are the largest contributor to the overall health of residents within a community. But they also contribute greatly to the overall economic health of the communities they serve, too. The Georgia Hospital Association recently released its 2017 Economic Impact Report, which quantifies the impact of the Archbold health system in the region. Using the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis methodology, Archbold Medical Center’s regional economic impact was over $641 million in revenue...



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.



Grady General Recognizes Men’s Health Month

June of each year is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Month. It's intent is to 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. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), men die five years sooner than women. While no single factor is the cause, heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes consistently are atop the list. “Pay attention to...



Grady General Wins Statewide Awards

The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented two of its prestigious quality and patient safety awards to Archbold’s Grady General Hospital. The project titled “Driving CAUTI to Zero” reduced the incidence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) at Grady General and won first place in the Hospitals with Less Than 100 Beds category. To achieve a CAUTI rate of zero infections, Grady’s team utilized data prepared by the National Healthcare Safety...