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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Phillips

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Katie Phillips, MSN, CNM, APRN, to the medical staff. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the State University of New York at Delhi in Delhi, New York, and a Master of Science degree in nurse midwifery from Frontier Nursing University in Versailles, Kentucky. She will be seeing patients at Primary Care of Southwest Georgia Midwifery Center.



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Archbold Medical Center mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic sets out to expand access

Archbold Medical Center staff provided COVID-19 vaccines to a group of very appreciative community members at the Boston polling site building Friday afternoon. Archbold has been operating a vaccine clinic within the hospital for several weeks, and has provided 6650 doses so far. The Boston event was a test-run of a concept where Archbold will partner with various groups within its service area who can help reach those at high risk and may not be able to come to the hospital itself for a...



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Archbold Receives $20,000 donation through Georgia HEART Program

Archbold recently received a $20,000 donation made by Rainey Finance Company. The donation was made through Georgia HEART which administers the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program. Donations made through Georgia HEART help rural and critical access hospitals increase funding and provide care to thousands of Georgians. Archbold President and CEO, Darcy Craven, and Archbold Foundation President, Vann Middleton, were present as the check was presented by Mike McPherson with Rainey Finance...



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Archbold Welcomes New Physician Geiger

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Matthew Geiger, MD, to the medical staff. Geiger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical technology from Arizona State University in Tempe, and a medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten. Geiger completed his residency at Baton Rouge General Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He will be treating patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital in the emergency department.



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Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights Taking Donations

The tradition to honor and remember friends, loved ones through the Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights continues in spite of the event being cancelled in Archbold’s continued effort to keep our communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Every donation helps fund the critical services and programs Hospice of Southwest Georgia offers to patients and families in our communities. “I think especially during this current time, the COVID-19 pandemic, there are so many families...



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Christian Healthcare Ministries Now Accepted at Archbold

Christian Healthcare Ministries Now Accepted at Archbold Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM), a federally certified exemption to the individual mandate under the United States Affordable Care Act, is now accepted at Archbold Medical Center. CHM is an eligible option for individuals and families under the national healthcare law. Archbold Memorial Hospital, Brooks County Hospital, Grady General Hospital and Mitchell County Hospital, as well as Archbold Medical Group practices will now...



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Vaughn

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Storm Vaughn, AA-C, to the medical staff. Vaughn earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Medical Science degree in anesthesiology from Emory University. He joins South Georgia Anesthesia Associates in Thomasville as an anesthesiologist assistant.



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Old Towne Nutrition 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 nutrition club that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Old Towne Nutrition, a new nutrition club located in Downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better...



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Archbold Cardiologist one of 78 in world to Earn Cardio-Oncology Certification

Archbold cardiologist Kashyap Choksi, MD, PhD, FASNC becomes one of only 78 physicians in the world to earn Cardio-Oncology certification. Cardiologists with a Cardio-Oncology certification are trained to evaluate and treat patients who have heart disease or who are at risk for heart disease before, during, and after cancer treatment. “This is such a unique opportunity to treat patients who are undergoing oncological treatments and have a lot of cardiovascular risk factors that may...



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Newly Renovated Interventional Radiology Suite at Archbold

Archbold Memorial Hospital is now utilizing a newly renovated interventional radiology suite, bringing new advancements to physicians and patients. The $1.3 million dollar project recently became operational after a year in the making. “Technology and medical technology is always advancing so it’s important for us to stay on the leading edge of it, especially when it comes to advancements in cancer care and nephrology,” said Archbold Vice President of Ancillary Services, Chris...



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Ambetter “In-Network” at Archbold on Federal Exchange Plan

Patients in Archbold Medical Center’s service area with insurance coverage under plans created for the Affordable Care Act may have recently received a notice from Archbold regarding their Health Insurance Exchange plan from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Georgia, and the insurance provider’s decision to remove all Archbold hospital and physician providers from their list of in-network providers. The changes affect the Anthem Pathway, Anthem Pathway X, Anthem Enhanced Pathway...



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Smoothie Pop Cafe 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 smoothie shop that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Smoothie Pop Café, a smoothie shop located off Jackson St. in Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better...