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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...



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Archbold Welcomes New Physician LeFranc Matta

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently welcomed OBGYN physician Noemi LeFranc Matta, MD, to the medical staff. LeFranc Matta earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with minors in both chemistry and business, from The Florida State University. She earned a medical degree from The Florida State University College of Medicine and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, Florida. LeFranc Matta will be treating patients at Cairo...



Archbold Welcomes New Physicians Lee Loy, Marler

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed nephrologist Justin Lee Loy, MD, and cardiologist Adam Marler, MD, to the medical staff. Lee Loy earned Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees as well as a medical degree from University of West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad. He completed a residency in internal medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where he was chief resident. He completed a fellowship in nephrology at University of Florida...



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Calling All Survivors—Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for 2019 Pink Affair

Calling All Survivors—Singletary Oncology Center Seeking Models for 2019 Pink Affair Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among women other than skin cancer. It’s the second-leading cause of cancer death, and about one in eight women will develop the disease in their lifetime. The disease consistently remains one of the most common cancers treated at Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center. On October 24, 2019, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center...



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Pelham Parkway Nursing Home of the Quarter

Pelham Parkway Nursing Home has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Nursing Home of the Quarter. The award is presented quarterly to the Archbold nursing home that meets or exceeds their goals on resident satisfaction surveys and quality measures as well as the highest scores among Archbold’s three nursing homes. Pelham Parkway had the highest scores among Archbold’s nursing homes for the first quarter of 2019. “High quality resident care is the cornerstone of Pelham...