Archbold Welcomes New General Surgeon

Archbold Medical Center is excited to welcome general surgeon Morgan E Lane, MD, to the medical staff. Lane earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences at the University of Georgia. She earned a medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia and completed a residency in general surgery at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She joins Geoff Deutsch, MD; Ed Hall, MD; Katie Hanisee, MD and Cianna Pender, MD at South Georgia Surgical Associates in...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider Purser

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Brian Purser, AA-C, to the medical staff. Purser earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He then went on to study at Nova Southeastern University, where he earned his Masters in Health Science with a concentration as an Anesthesiologist Assistant. He joins South Georgia Anesthesia Associates in Thomasville as an anesthesiologist assistant.



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Moore

Archbold Memorial Hospital welcomes hospitalist Allison Moore, DO, MPH, to the medical staff. Moore earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Florida State University and then studied at Nova Southeastern University located in Fort Lauderdale, where she earned a Master of Science degree in public health and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Moore completed an internal medicine residency at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Florida. She will be treating patients at...



Archbold's Brooks County Hospital Encourages Vaccination

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the US as well as Brooks County. Recently, the Georgia Department of Public Health identified Brooks County as a "high transmission county." With millions still unvaccinated across the United States and a highly contagious delta variant spreading rapidly, community members must take the steps necessary to protect yourself, your family, and the community. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, highly effective, and readily available in and around Brooks County....



With COVID surge, Archbold further scales back visitor policy and urges vaccination

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases and low vaccination rates across Thomas County, Archbold has made the decision to further scale back visitor policies. While understanding how difficult it is for patients not to see their loved ones, Archbold must take the necessary measures to ensure the safety of our staff, patients, and visitors as COVID-19 hospitalizations across our facilities continue to rise. Effective Friday, July 30, no visitors will be allowed for COVID-19 positive patients. For...



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Webb

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Eric Webb, MD, to the medical staff. Webb earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He completed his medical degree at Florida State University’s College of Medicine, where he spent the final two years living in Thomasville and learning from the Archbold staff. Webb completed his residency in urology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He joins Timothy Grayson, MD and Jason...



Help Archbold Kick COVID by Getting Vaccinated Today

If you have not gotten your COVID-19 vaccine, it’s not too late! As the country begins to emerge on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that vaccinations are working. An Associated Press analysis, with figures provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that nearly every COVID death in May was someone who had not been vaccinated. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also indicates mRNA vaccines, like the COVID-19...



Anytime Fitness Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local gym that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Anytime Fitness, a gym located in Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Anytime Fitness has...



Archbold Offers New Pharmacy Technician Internship Program

Archbold is now offering a new Pharmacy Technician Internship Program designed to train and prepare new pharmacy technicians or to advance the careers of current pharmacy technicians. “The unique thing about our site is that we touch on every type of pharmacy practice. By the end of our nine month program our students will have completed a curriculum specifically designed to prepare them for national certification,” said Archbold’s Director of Pharmacy, Andrea Jarzyniecki....



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...



Archbold’s Northside Provides Dementia Training for Local First Responders

Thomas County Fire Rescue, Thomas County EMS, and Thomasville City Fire Department are now better equipped to respond to patients living with Alzheimer's, thanks to Archbold’s Northside Center for Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Care. Wendy Beatty, Northside Community Education Coordinator, offered hands-on dementia training to local first responders in hopes of better helping their interactions with those patients in our communities. "I think it's important to be knowledgeable about...



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year Archbold Medical Center and Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named their 2020 Employees of the Year. Mark Bigley was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2020 Employee of the Year. “Mark was instrumental during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in making sure that our employees had the proper supplies to protect themselves when treating patients,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Clinical Services. “He...