Archbold's New North Tower Scheduled to be Complete in Less Than a Year

Archbold's New North Tower Scheduled to be Complete in Less Than a Year Friday, July 29, 2011 Archbold’s new North Tower—Thomasville’s largest single construction project, and Archbold’s largest capital investment in patient care and safety in 85 years— is scheduled to be complete in less than a year. The North Tower is a modern replacement for key hospital services that currently reside in the older sections of the original hospital and west wing.     



Archbold Lecture on Lap-Band surgery to be Held at The Camellia Room

Archbold Lecture on Lap-Band surgery to be Held at The Camellia Room Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Archbold Offers Lecture on Bariatric Weight Loss Program, including Lap-Band surgery Do you suffer from health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea, acid reflux or infertility? Has your doctor informed you that losing weight would improve these conditions and your overall health? The new Archbold Bariatric Weight Loss Program offers the...



Archbold Continues to Modify Patient Registration

Archbold Continues to Modify Patient Registration Monday, July 11, 2011 Over the next 12 to 18 months, Archbold Memorial Hospital will modify several aspects of patient registration across all campuses.  Primarily, the modifications will focus on increasing price transparency, implementing collection of patient financial responsibility at the point of service and assistance with payment planning. Taking lessons from top-performing hospitals, Archbold chose to adopt practices that drive...



Archbold Offers Lecture on Bariatric Weight Loss Program, including Lap-Band surgery

Archbold Offers Lecture on Bariatric Weight Loss Program, including Lap-Band surgery Friday, July 8, 2011 Do you suffer from health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea or infertility? Has your doctor informed you that losing weight would improve these conditions and your overall health? The new Archbold Bariatric Weight Loss Program offers the most comprehensive range of weight loss services available in the region. This unique...



Archbold Sleep Center and Hospice of Southwest Georgia Host Open House

Archbold Sleep Center and Hospice of Southwest Georgia Host Open House Thursday, June 30, 2011 Archbold Medical Center is celebrating the relocation of the Thomasville office of Hospice of Southwest Georgia and Archbold’s Sleep Center to 114 Mimosa Drive. An Open House will take place inside Hospice of Southwest Georgia and Archbold’s Sleep Center on Sunday, July 10, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and the community is invited to attend.   Hospice of...



Archbold Offers Support for Lung Disease

Archbold Offers Support for Lung Disease Monday, June 20, 2011 Announcing Thomasville Better Breathers Club According to the American Lung Association over 35 million adults nationwide have chronic lung disease such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, or pulmonary fibrosis lung cancer. Lung disease may be managed with medications and other treatment, but learning to live with lung disease may be difficult. Thomasville’s Better Breathers Club, a new partnership between...



Archbold Hosts Visitors from China's Wenzou Medical College

Archbold Hosts Visitors from China's Wenzou Medical College Officials from Wenzhou Medical College, a public university in China with 19 affiliate public hospitals, recently visited Thomas University, a formal partner of Wenzhou Medical College in the academic area of nursing, and toured Archbold Memorial Hospital. Accompanying the guests was Dr. Ann Landis, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Thomas University. James L. Story, MD, Archbold Memorial Hospital president...



Bariatric Weight Loss Program Begins at Archbold

Weight Loss Surgery Begins at Archbold Comprehensive Bariatric Weight Loss Programunique to region Tuesday, May 31, 2011 One-third of adults in the United States are considered obese.Nearly 70 percent are overweight.In fact, America’s persistent weight problem has become the country’s leading cause of preventable death. Recently surpassing smoking as the number one health risk factor in the country, obesity is now confirmed by health professionals nationwide as an epidemic.Archbold...



Brooks County Hospital Local Impact Over $25 Million

Brooks County Hospital Local Impact Over $25 Million Thursday, May 5, 2011 The obvious benefit of a hospital like Brooks County Hospital in a community is the care that it provides the emergency room visit in the middle of the night; advanced imaging services; access to specialty care. But then you stop to think about how many people work at the hospital (Brooks County Hospital is one of the largest employers in Brooks County); or work at physician offices in town; or work at companies...



Mitchell County Hospital Local Impact Nearly $55 Million

Mitchell County Hospital Local Impact Nearly $55 Million Thursday, May 5, 2011 The obvious benefit of a hospital like Mitchell County Hospital in a community is the care that it provides the emergency room visit in the middle of the night; advanced imaging services; the convenience of specialty care and primary care at one clinic.But then you stop to think about how many people work at the hospital (Mitchell County Hospital is one of the largest employers in Mitchell County); or work at...



Grady General Hospital Local Impact Nearly $40 Million

Grady General Hospital Local Impact Nearly $40 Million Thursday, May 5, 2011 The obvious benefit of a hospital like Grady General in a community is the care that it provides the emergency room visit in the middle of the night; the birth of a baby; the surgery for a family member.But then you stop to think about how many people work at the hospital (Grady General is one of the largest employers in Grady County); or work at physician offices in town; or work at companies that do business with...



FSU College of Medicine Continues Archbold Partnership

FSU College of Medicine Continues Archbold Partnership In 2005, Archbold and the Florida State University College of Medicine formed a clinical education partnership to provide FSU medical students third and fourth-year clinical training under the supervision of Archbold physicians. On April 25, 2011, representatives from the Florida State University College of Medicine, along with current medical students, met with physicians and administrators of Archbold Medical Center to discuss how the...