Archbold Raises Awareness for Suicide with Ride For Awareness

Archbold Raises Awareness for Suicide with Ride For Awareness Monday, September 8, 2014 Every minute of the day a suicide is attempted. Nearly 30,000 Americans lose their life to suicide each year. Suicide is a serious public health concern: it’s the third most common cause of death among youth 15-24 years old and young adults 25-34 years old. September is National Suicide Awareness Month, and mental health professionals at Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Northside Center for Behavioral and...



Archbold Raises Awareness for Suicide

Archbold Raises Awareness for Suicide Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Every minute of the day a suicide is attempted. Nearly 30,000 Americans lose their life to suicide each year. Simply put, suicide is a serious—and often overlooked—public health concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24, and the 10th leading cause of death in the US overall. In 2010, more people in the United States...



Mitchell County Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll

Mitchell County Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll Sunday, August 30, 2012 Mitchell County Hospital (MCH) has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll. MCH is one of 17 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Chairman’s category, the highest on the list. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the...



Grady General Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll

Grady General Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll Sunday, August 30, 2012 Grady General Hospital (GGH) has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll. GGH is one of 26 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Trustee category, one of the highest on the list. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the...



Brooks County Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll

Brooks County Hospital Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll Sunday, August 30, 2012 Brooks County Hospital (BCH) has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll. BCH is one of 18 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Presidential category, one of the highest on the list. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the...



Archbold Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll

Archbold Places on GHA Quality Honor Roll Sunday, August 30, 2012 Archbold Memorial Hospital has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll. Archbold is one of 18 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Presidential category, one of the highest on the list. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the nation’s...



Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Bariatric Surgery

Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Bariatric Surgery Sunday, April 7, 2013 Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, and obesity-related health conditions—including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer—are some of the leading causes of death in our country. A new county health rankings report recently released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranked Thomas County...



Archbold's Economic Impact Exceeds $646 Million

Archbold’s Economic Impact Exceeds $646 Million Saturday, August 25, 2012 A hospital like Archbold is an obvious asset to our region, providing convenient access to a broad spectrum of essential healthcare services—emergency and trauma care, primary care, oncology services, surgery, hospice and homecare and state-of-the-art imaging technology. While valued primarily for these important healing and wellness services, Archbold’s commitment also extends well beyond the hospital’s walls...



Archbold Bariatric Program Sees Results

Archbold Bariatric Program Sees Results Wednesday, August 22, 2012 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States over the last 20 years. And now, more than one-third of US adults are considered obese. Obesity has surpassed smoking as the greatest health risk and is now considered the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Obesity-related health conditions including heart disease, stroke, type 2...



Mary Bailey, FNP, Joins Pelham Primary Care

Mary Bailey, FNP, Joins Pelham Primary Care Monday, August, 20, 2012 Pelham Primary Care is proud to announce that Mary Bailey, family nurse practitioner (FNP), has joined the practice and will see patients on a full-time basis along with Medical Group of Mitchell County physician Stephen Rubendall, MD, who see patients in Pelham part-time.Bailey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Thomas University and a Master of Science degree in nursing with a concentration in family...



Podiatrist Joins Archbold

Podiatrist Joins Archbold Friday, August 10, 2012 Podiatrist Dr. Viet Anh Vu recently joined the medical staff at Archbold and has opened Thomasville Foot and Ankle Center, a podiatry practice where she will treat patients of all ages for disorders of the foot and ankle. Dr. Vu earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health with a minor in business administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She earned a Doctorate degree in podiatric medicine from Temple University...



Dale L. Wing, MD, joins Archbold Primary Care

Dale L. Wing, MD, joins Archbold Primary Care Thursday, August 9, 2012 Family physician Dale L. Wing, MD, joined the medical staff at Archbold Memorial Hospital and will practice family medicine at Archbold Primary Care. He joins Jason Griffin, MD, and Bruce Allen, PA-C, in seeing patients of all ages for chronic diseases, preventive measures, wellness exams and acute conditions requiring hospitalizations. “Family physicians are important because they provide care for most health needs and...