Grady General Holding Childbirth Education Class

Expecting parents can experience a range of emotions and more during pregnancy. And whether you’re a first-time mom or an experienced parent, you know there are many new challenges ahead. One way to ease anxiety about childbirth is to learn more about it. Archbold’s Grady General Hospital is hosting a childbirth education class on Saturday, March 7, from 9am to 2pm. Topics that will be covered during the class include: labor, delivery, comfort measures, epidurals and pain...



Archbold Announces New Provider Simpson

Archbold Announces New Provider Simpson Archbold Medical Group recently announced the addition of nurse practitioner Melissa Simpson, NP-C, to the gastroenterology staff of Archbold Gastroenterology Group. Simpson will be seeing patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Simpson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Valdosta State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Kennesaw State University. Simpson joins gastroenterologists Aymen Bukannan, MD; Scott...



Archbold Offering Special CT Coronary Calcium Screening

It’s common to hear that calcium is good for your bones. But, that’s not the case when it comes to your heart. Coronary arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to the heart. When there’s a buildup of plaque, made up of calcium and other substances, it can narrow or close the arteries. These calcifications can form in many places throughout the body, including small and large arteries and heart valves, which can be a sign of heart disease. “Most often, the more calcified plaque...



Archbold Breaks Ground for Advanced Therapy Facility

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new outpatient therapy center. Located on Pinetree Boulevard, the new facility will be home to a full range of physical, occupational and speech therapy services, as well as a growing sports medicine program. The new facility is a replacement building for Archbold’s Outpatient Rehabilitation department, currently located on Hansell Street. Along with the new facility comes a new name—Advanced Therapy and...



GGH Wins Network Hospital of the Quarter

Grady General Hospital has been named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Network Hospital of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2019. GGH had the highest patient satisfaction scores out of the four Archbold system hospitals for the quarter. “We are very proud of our team at GGH and their commitment to providing every patient with excellent care,” said Perry Mustian, Archbold Medical Center President and CEO. “Their commitment to excellence is clearly evident in their patient...



Archbold Auxiliary Accepting 2020 Scholarship Applications

The Archbold Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is seeking applicants for 2020 scholarships. The Archbold Auxiliary scholarships are awarded annually to deserving students enrolled in a medical-related field of study. The three scholarships that are available this year are the Archbold Auxiliary Scholarship, the Elizabeth Wilmot Bull Memorial Scholarship and the Jean Cory Youth Scholarship. The Archbold Auxiliary Scholarship is awarded annually to area students seeking a career in healthcare....



Singletary Oncology Center Reaccredited

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center was recently granted reaccreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) for three years. Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, the CoC is a group of professional organizations dedicated to improving patient outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive, quality care. In order to earn accreditation,...



Archbold Tree of Lights December 5th

The holiday season is upon us, and for many in South Georgia, it’s a tradition to honor and remember friends and loved ones through contributions for the Archbold Foundation’s Tree of Lights. This year, the community will gather on the hospital’s front lawn to celebrate the annual lighting of the hospital tree. The event, which is presented by TC Federal Bank, will take place Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 6pm on Archbold Memorial Hospital’s front lawn located on Gordon Avenue....



Archbold Receives Pharmacy Accreditation

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently received accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for the hospital’s pharmacy residency program. The designation also signifies that the program is recognized as an accredited pharmacy residency program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “This accreditation is important because it demonstrates that our pharmacy operation and clinical pharmacy program meets high standards of quality and...



Archbold Recognized for Promoting Donation Registries

Archbold Memorial Hospital was among a select group of hospitals from across the nation recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ, eye and tissue donor registries in the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign. Archbold conducted awareness and registration campaigns to educate staff, patients, visitors and their communities about the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donors, and increased the number of potential donors on Georgia’s Organ and Tissue Donor...



Archbold Welcomes New Provider Olson

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed anesthesiologist assistant John M. Olson, AA, to the medical staff. Olson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and a Master of Science degree in anesthesia from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He joins South Georgia Anesthesia Associates in Thomasville.



Archbold Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Archbold Employees Recognized for Years of Service The following employees with over 20 years of service were recently recognized for their tenure with the Archbold health system. Pictured from left-right: Justin Coleman, 20 years; Jami Stephenson, 20 years; Andreau Merriweather, 30 years; Tim Green, 25 years; Katie Johnson, 20 years; Becky Poole, 25 years; Articia Dickey, 20 years; Jorge LeFranc, 35 years; Janet Eldridge, 40 years; Marjorie Mosley, 20 years; Faith Dodson, 25 years;...