MCH HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

On Wednesday, October 30, Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills at the health system’s facilities throughout the...



ARCHBOLD HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

On Tuesday, October 29, Archbold Memorial Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills to remind staff how to respond to internal emergencies or...



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Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center Announces New Provider Woolum

Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center recently announced the addition of nurse practitioner Tiffany Woolum, NP-C, to the medical oncology provider staff. Woolum worked as an infusion and clinical trials nurse at the Center for nine years before pursuing her master’s degree to become a nurse practitioner. Woolum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Valdosta State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Walden University. Woolum joins clinical...



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Archbold Earns Top Awards

Archbold Memorial Hospital was recently awarded three Target Awards at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations annual conference. Archbold was awarded top honors in two of three categories among hospitals statewide for entries in community relations, patient/customer relations and fundraising. Entries were judged by a panel from The New England Society of Healthcare Communications, and were scored individually based on originality,...



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YMCA Members Successful with Live Better Fit

Making the decision to lose weight is a big step in wanting to live a healthier lifestyle. Finding the initial motivation to start a weight loss journey can be hard. It is a delicate balance between commitment, support, proper nutrition and exercise. However, having the right plan in place can make it easier and effective. In June, Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health of the citizens of...



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Live Better 5K Pink Run and Elite Challenge Saturday

Live Better 5K Pink Run and Elite Challenge Saturday This Saturday (September 28), Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, will hold the fourth annual Live Better 5K Pink Run and Elite Challenge to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The run will help promote the link between obesity and cancer, as well early detection of breast cancer and overall healthy living. If You Go · Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 · Location: Lewis Hall...



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Archbold Home Health Encourages Fall Prevention

Falls are the number one cause of injury among people over the age of 65. Falls can lead to serious complications and lasting side effects, so it’s important to take steps to minimize the risk. While preventable hazards at home can often be to blame for causing one to fall, weakness, poor vision and movement problems related to a recent injury or chronic disease can also be put you at high risk for falling. “Research shows that many falls are preventable,” said Jessica Chancey,...



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Archbold Memorial Hospital Named Hospital of the Quarter

Archbold Memorial Hospital Named Hospital of the Quarter Archbold Memorial Hospital has been named Network Hospital of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019. AMH had the highest patient satisfaction scores out of the four Archbold system hospitals for the quarter. “The staff at Archbold works hard to ensure that our patients have a great experience and that is reflected in their high patient satisfaction scores,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO....



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Mitchell Convalescent Center Nursing Home of the Quarter

Mitchell Convalescent Center has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Nursing Home of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019. The award is presented to the Archbold nursing home that has the highest scores among Archbold’s three nursing homes, meeting or exceeding goals on resident satisfaction surveys and quality measures. “The staff always strive to provide the best quality care to our residents,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. “We are...



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Archbold Welcomes New Oncologist Onuoha

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist Chisom Onuoha, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Onuoha earned her medical degree from University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Yale University affiliate in Waterbury, Connecticut. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She joins medical oncologists Rohini...



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Hurricane Dorian Update--September 2nd; 9:30am

We have continued to monitor Hurricane Dorian over the weekend. The most current information available predicts the potential for tropical storm force winds in our area is low. We will continue to monitor the storm and will update you if anything changes. At this time, all Archbold facilities across the region will maintain normal operations Tuesday, September 3rd.



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Hurricane Dorian Update-- August 30, 2019-- 1pm

Our leadership team has been monitoring the developments of Hurricane Dorian. At this time, it is too soon to know how we will be impacted in our service area. We have been working diligently to ensure we are prepared for the event, should our facilities be impacted. We will continue planning and meeting over the long weekend, and will update you as soon as new information is ready to share. You can find current information, as it is available, by visiting...