Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Breaks Ground on New Long Term Care Facility

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital has officially broken ground for its state of the art skilled nursing facility. Monday, May 24, 2021 hospital staff, medical staff, hospital authority, and residents in the community gathered in celebration of the groundbreaking. “Archbold has a long history of investment in Grady County and this is just the next step of really offering the full continuum of care to the residents in this area and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Darcy Craven,...



PPNH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Sandy Johnson their 2020 Employee of the Year. Johnson is an Assistant Nurse Manager at PPNH. “Sandy is a valued employee who never hesitates to help when needed, and does a great job improving the quality of life for our residents,” said Angie Milner, Administrator at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. “She is a fantastic representative of PPNH and we’re so glad we could honor her with this award.”



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Joy Miller and Latasha Jackson the 2020 Employees of the Year, respectively. Miller is the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Coordinator at MCH. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Joy worked around the clock researching and planning to keep our employees and patients safe and up to date on all procedures,” said Carla Beasley, Administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. “She is an outstanding...



The Gift of Time: Glass Family Donates Cuddle Cot to Archbold Memorial Hospital

Kaleigh and Allen Glass know the inexplicable grief that comes with the loss of a child. February 24th, 2021 Kaleigh and Allen came to Archbold Memorial Hospital due to preterm complications. Emerson Rae was delivered by emergency cesarean section but was unable to be resuscitated. "When we lost Emerson, the nurses here at Archbold gave us the greatest gift they could, time with her," said Kaleigh Glass. Archbold was able to borrow a Cuddle Cot from Grady General Hospital to allow...



Archbold Unveils Portrait of Long-Time Physician Dr. Oscar Mims

On Friday, May 21st, Archbold held a small dedication to honor a well-respected and longtime physician in Thomasville, Oscar Mims, MD. A portrait of the 99-year-old physician was unveiled and will hang inside the halls of Archbold Memorial Hospital in his honor. The portrait was commissioned by his family and given to the hospital in appreciation of Dr. Mims’ long and distinguished career. Dr. Oscar Mims joined the medical staff in 1952 and specialized in Internal Medicine. He also...



BCH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital recently named Kortney Thomas their 2020 Employee of the Year. Kortney is the Assistant Director of Nursing at BCH. “Kortney continually goes above and beyond for patients and our staff,” said June Furney, Administrator at Brooks County Hospital. “She is a valued employee and we’re so proud to recognize her as our Employee of the Year.”



Archbold’s Watson Inducted into FSU College of Medicine Hall of Fame

Family medicine physician, Mary Watson, MD, has been inducted into the Florida State University College of Medicine/Programs in Medical Sciences Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize graduates of the College of Medicine and Program in Medical Sciences for their outstanding contributions to the health of all people through patient care, basic research, clinical research and/or health services administration and the demonstration of the high principles of the medical...



Archbold Continues Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Until April 30

Archbold will continue to offer walk-in COVID-19 first vaccines at Archbold Memorial Hospital until April 30 and walk-in second vaccines until May 21. The walk-in clinic is open Monday and Wednesday, 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-1pm and is located in the Williams Auditorium at Archbold Memorial Hospital. “The vaccine is safe and effective and is our best chance at resuming our normal lives. We have had a great response from our community to our vaccine clinics. To date, we have administered...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider James

Archbold Welcomes New Provider James Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Candice M. James, FNP-BC, to the medical staff. James earned a Bachelor's and Master of Science degree in nursing from Chamberlain University in Chicago, Illinois. She will be seeing patients at Patient 1st Health & Wellness Associates in Thomasville.



Archbold Now Offering Groundbreaking Technology in Breast Conserving Surgery

Archbold Memorial Hospital is now offering advanced technology that can be used in the treatment of certain breast cancer patients. The Hologic BioZorb® is a 3D implantable marker that is designed to help improve care for patients eligible for breast conserving surgery. Its unique design enables the surgeon to precisely mark the surgical site of a breast lesion and helps to retain aesthetics of the pre-surgery tissue. “We are very proud to be the first in the South Georgia region...



Archbold Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations for Educators

Teachers and staff across the state of Georgia can now roll up their sleeves to get their COVID-19 vaccine. Last week, Governor Brian Kemp expanded eligibility to include educators and teachers, along with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers, and parents of children with complex medical conditions who are at high risk for COVID-19 complications beginning March 8th. Archbold was able to coordinate efforts with schools in our community to be able to...



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Kumar

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome gastroenterologist Atul Kumar, MD, MBA, to the medical staff. Kumar earned a Bachelor of Medicine degree from the Nalanda Medical College and Hospital in Patna, India, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Yale University affiliated Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Dr. Kumar will be treating patients at...