Archbold Ranked a Top Georgia Hospital for GI Treatment

Archbold Ranked a Top Georgia Hospital for GI Treatment Monday, December 19, 2011 Georgia Trend Magazine has ranked Archbold Memorial Hospital as a Top 10 Georgia Hospital for gastrointestinal medical treatment in the 2012 Top Georgia Hospitals report published in the December 2011 issue of the magazine. The rankings were compiled by HealthGrades, Inc., a leading healthcare ratings organization.  HealthGrades’ ratings reflected the track record of patient outcomes at hospitals in the form...



Archbold's Pelham Primary Care Clinic Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Archbold's Pelham Primary Care Clinic Hosts Ribbon Cutting Monday, December 5, 2011 The new Pelham Primary Care Clinic recently began seeing patients and is now looking forward to an open house. The clinic is a complete family practice and sees patients of all ages—children, adults and geriatrics—for wellness checks, treatment of chronic diseases and women’s health needs. The Clinic’s newly renovated building offers an attractive and professional environment for patients and staff....



GGH Celebrates Construction of New Imaging Center

GGH Celebrates Construction of New Imaging Center Thursday, December 1, 2011 Grady General Hospital will soon begin construction that includes the expansion of services and technology. The plan features a significant investment in updating and expanding GGH’s Radiology Department. The imaging center will gain square footage to accommodate new technology—digital ultrasound, a fixed-site 1.5 magnet  MRI scanner, a 64-slice CT scanner and a digital mammography unit. Medical imaging is the...



Foundation Hosts Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony

Archbold Foundation Hosts Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony Friday, December 2, 2011 The holidays are a time to honor and remember friends and loved ones. Many people in South Georgia keep this tradition and help others, too, by making contributions to the Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights. This year, gifts will benefit Hospice of Southwest Georgia. Individuals who are honored and family members of those remembered receive a beautiful card letting them know a gift has been given. Gifts are...



Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony

Archbold Foundation Hosts Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony Thursday, November 8, 2012 The holidays are right around the corner, and our community will once again celebrate the spirit of the season with the Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights. For some in South Georgia, it’s a tradition to honor and remember friends and loved ones by making contributions to the Archbold Foundation. Individuals honored and family members of those remembered receive a beautiful card letting them know a gift has...



Archbold Foundation Hosts Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony

Archbold Foundation Hosts Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The holidays are right around the corner, and for the 26thyear, our community will celebrate the spirit of the season with the Archbold Foundation Tree of Lights.  For many in South Georgia, it’s a tradition to honor and remember friends and loved ones by making contributions to the Foundation.  The Tree of Lights tradition began 26 years ago as part of the effort to raise funds for the first Lewis Hall...



Archbold Health Services Celebrates Home Care Month

Archbold Health Services Celebrates Home Care Month Friday, November 25, 2011 Archbold Health Services has joined home care agencies nationwide in observing November as National Home Care and Hospice Month. November marks the beginning of the Holiday Season—a time when patients prefer to be at home with their loved ones. The month-long celebration honors the dedicated home care professionals and volunteers who enable elderly, disabled, chronically ill or acutely ill individuals to...



Harris Named Director of MCH Rehab

Harris Named Director of MCH Rehab Friday, November 11, 2011 Mitchell County Hospital recently announced the appointment of Penny L. Harris, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, to director of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Harris received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Special Education and a Masters of Education Degree in Communication Disorders, both from Valdosta State University. She has 17 years experience working as a speech language pathologist in a clinical setting. Harris has worked with...



Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Hypertension

Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Hypertension Wednesday, November 9, 2011 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one out of three U.S. adults—31.3%—has high blood pressure (hypertension). More than one in five (22.4%) people with high blood pressure don't know that they have it. Hypertension is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure and kidney disease. Every year, the disease causes more than 25,000 new cases of kidney...



Archbold Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

Archbold Auxiliary Awards Scholarships Monday, November 7, 2011 The Archbold Auxiliary recently awarded $30,000 in academic scholarships to area students who have aspirations of a career in healthcare. The scholarships are made possible each year by fundraising efforts, such as Auxiliary Gift Shop sales and memorial donations. The Scholarship Committee of the Auxiliary reviewed 72 applications, from which 39 scholarship recipients were selected. Recipients are required to be residents of...



Wrapping Up Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wrapping Up Breast Cancer Awareness Month A Woman’s Guide to Mammography Monday, October 31, 2011 As October comes to an end, so does a very important time of the year—National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Throughout the month, people across the country have worn pink ribbons, professional athletes have donned pink attire and many “pink” fundraisers and events have taken place to heighten awareness of the disease.Despite a concentrated saturation of “pink”, breast cancer...



Archbold Opens Pelham Primary Care Clinic

Archbold Opens Pelham Primary Care Clinic Friday, October 28, 2011 Patients in the Pelham community will now have access to a convenient new primary care clinic which represents the latest commitment to Mitchell County by the Archbold system.Scheduled to open this week, the Archbold Pelham Primary Care Clinic will make its home at 250 Blanton Street, near the Pelham Parkway Nursing Home.Nurse Practitioner Michelle (Missy) Edwards will work in the practice full-time along with Stephen...