Archbold to Offer Lecture on Treatment Options for Sinus Problems

Archbold to Offer Lecture on Treatment Options for Sinus Problems Saturday, August 27, 2011 Sinusitis affects 37 million people each year, making it one of the most common health problems in the country. Sinusitis, also called rhinosinusitis, occurs when the lining of the sinuses—air spaces behind the bones of the upper face, between the eyes and behind the forehead, nose and cheeks— become inflamed, swollen and infected. Symptoms such as facial pain, difficulty breathing, headaches...



Archbold Increases Frequency of Oncology Services in Mitchell County

Archbold Increases Frequency of Oncology Services in Mitchell County Thursday, August 25, 2011 The Archbold-Mitchell Specialty Clinic is proud to announce an increase in the frequency and types of oncology services offered. On August 12, Ayman Al-Hakim, M.D., of Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center began seeing patients at the Archbold-Mitchell Specialty Clinic every Friday. “Archbold now offers oncology services such as clinic appointments, injections and chemotherapy...



Mitchell County Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll

Mitchell County Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll. Mitchell County Hospital is one of 24 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...



Brooks County Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll

Brooks County Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Brooks County Hospital in Quitman has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll. Brooks County Hospital is one of nine hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Honor Roll category. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the nation’s Medicare...



Archbold Memorial Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll

Archbold Memorial Hospital Places on Quality Honor Roll Friday, August 8, 2014 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 26 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Trustee category, the second-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 to Host Health Talk on Gallbladder Disease

Grady General to Host Health Talk on Gallbladder Disease Thursday, August 11, 2011 Steady pain in the right upper abdomen.Pain in the back—between the shoulder blades.Nausea and vomiting.All of these symptoms may be signs of inflammation in the gallbladder or hardened bile called gallstones, located in the gallbladder. About 20 million people have gallbladder “attacks” every year. Women are twice as likely as men to develop gallstones, and even being moderately overweight increases...



Archbold to Hold Health Talk on Heart Health at Plantation Manor

Archbold to Hold Health Talk on Heart Health at Plantation Manor Friday, August 19, 2011 According to the American Heart Association cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Americans. This is particularly true for those over 60, where cardiovascular disease is present 70 percent of the time. As part of Archbold Memorial Hospital’s continuing Health Talk free community lecture series, Clay Sizemore, M.D., Archbold interventional cardiologist, will present a free...



Archbold Pioneering Treatment for Lung Cancer

Archbold Pioneering Treatment for Lung Cancer Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Physicians at Archbold Memorial Hospital are being recognized as the first in the state and second worldwide to revolutionize surgical treatment for lung cancer using mesh brachytherapy and the daVinci Robot. Archbold general and thoracic surgeon Edward Hall, MD, and radiation oncologist Steven Johnson, MD, of Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center recently performed Georgia’s first implant of Cesium-131 mesh...



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...