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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 on April 16 at a luncheon. Pictured sitting from left to right: Nan Anders, 20 years; Sharon Bradshaw, 35 years; Grit Webb, 25 years; Pam Porter, 35 years. Pictured standing from left to right: Joan Alford, 25 years; Tammy Davis, 25 years; Pam Cornwell, 25 years; Vanessa Garland, 20 years; Traci Newsome, 30 years; Carolyn Lightfoot, 25 years; Ben Morris, 25 years;...



Hospice of Southwest Georgia Remembrance Services Postponed

Hospice of Southwest Georgia's remembrance services scheduled for Davis Park in Cairo (May 2nd) and Paradise Park in Thomasville (May 3) have been postponed due to predictions of inclement weather. For more information, please call Linda Conti at Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 229-584-5505.



Severe Weather Event Notice--April 18, 2019

A strong storm may impact our area Friday between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. The storm is expected to last 30 minutes to an hour as the front moves through. As of now, all Archbold facilities are expected to maintain normal operating hours tomorrow. All elective inpatient and outpatient procedures for Friday are still scheduled. Our Emergency Department, Urgent Care, all Archbold Medical Group clinics and other outpatient facilities will also be open. Please use caution when traveling. If you feel...



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Archbold Brings Advanced MRI to Thomasville

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently installed new Signa™ Artist magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit in the hospital’s radiology department. Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a test that uses magnets, radio waves and a computer to make detailed images inside bodies. Doctors often use this test to diagnose disease or injury and to see how well bodies have responded to treatment. The strength of the new Signa Artist’s magnet is 1.5 Tesla, which is equivalent to that of the...



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Archbold Hospice Volunteers Give Back

April 7-15 is recognized as National Healthcare Volunteer Week, a time to recognize healthcare volunteers for their selfless service and dedication to making a difference in their local communities. Archbold's Hospice of Southwest Georgia offers a multitude of volunteer opportunities that allow volunteers to interact with hospice patients and their families. Hospice of Southwest Georgia's Flower Angels is one very popular volunteer program. Floral arrangements are donated by local...



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Archbold Hospice Presents at Alzheimer's Support Group

Archbold Health Services’ Hospice of Southwest Georgia held a lunch presentation for the Thomasville Alzheimer's Support Group Thursday, March 7, at the Thomas County Public Library. Attendees learned about medical and support services available for patients and their families through Hospice of Southwest Georgia.



Conyers and Ellis Recognized for Archbold Leadership

Conyers and Ellis Recognized for Archbold Leadership Archbold recently recognized Ms. Imogene Conyers and William Ellis, MD, for their leadership and years of service as trustees of Archbold Memorial Hospital. Ms. Imogene Conyers served as a Trustee of the Archbold Memorial Hospital Board for nine years. Her most recent term ended this month. During her tenure as a trustee, Ms. Conyers held positions as Secretary of the Board, Chair of the Nominating and By-Laws Committee, and she...



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Archbold Home Health Announces Heart Watch Program

Archbold Home Health Announces Heart Watch Program When your heart isn’t working properly, your entire body can feel the impact. And when your heart is failing, it can be very dangerous. Especially if you aren’t aware that it's happening. Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic and progressive condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. While often referred to as “heart failure,” CHF specifically refers to the stage in which fluid builds up around the...



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Archbold's Hospice of Southwest Georgia Encourages "Have the Conversation"

Archbold's Hospice of Southwest Georgia Encourages "Have the Conversation" Most people don't like to think about having a conversation with their loved one about hospice. But just one conversation can really help save a loved one from suffering, and provide much needed support services and relief for caregivers, too. Hospice provides essential medical care, including management of pain and symptoms, for the patient in the comfort of their home. Hospice care is covered by Medicare for...



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Mitchell County Facilities Sweep Archbold Network Awards

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Mitchell County medical facilities have won all three quarterly awards for the third quarter of 2018. Mitchell County Hospital was awarded Network Hospital of the Quarter and Emergency Department of the Quarter. Both the emergency department and the hospital itself had the highest patient satisfaction scores among Archbold’s four hospitals. Mitchell Convalescent Center was named Network Nursing Home of the Quarter. The award is presented to the Archbold...



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Archbold Welcomes New Physician Matta

Daniel Matta, MD, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences with a minor in biomedical physics and a Doctorate of Medicine degree, all from University of South Florida in Tampa. He completed a residency in family medicine at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg, Florida, and a fellowship in hospitalist medicine at Central Maine Medical Center. He will be treating patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital.



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New Technology Helps Archbold Treat Heart Disease

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Loudermilk Heart and Vascular Center recently completed a partial renovation in the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab, as well as installation of new cardiac imaging and treatment technology. Upgrades to the older cath lab included installation of large touchscreen monitors, new measurement tools and safety equipment, as well as updated floor and ceiling aesthetics and new lighting equipment. At the heart of the newly configured lab is the Innova™...