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Archbold Receives Bariatric Comprehensive Center Accreditation

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Bariatric and Weight Management Program has received Comprehensive Center accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program® (MBSAQIP®). The MBSAQIP is a joint quality program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Archbold program reflects collaboration between the surgeons and staff of Archbold’s South Georgia Surgical Associates and...



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Archbold Welcomes Interventional Radiologist Fred Johnson, MD

Archbold Medical Group recently announced the addition of vascular and interventional radiologist, Fred Johnson, MD, to the team at Vascular Interventional of Thomasville Associates and the medical staff of Archbold Memorial Hospital. Dr. Johnson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Ouachita Baptist University, and his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Services. He completed his residency in radiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical...



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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...



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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...



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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;...



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Archbold Oncology Center Celebrates Survivor Day

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center hosted a celebration for survivors on Tuesday, October 15. Cancer survivors in the Thomasville community were invited to attend the celebration and participate in the Center's yoga, art and massage therapy activities. Attendees also enjoyed smoothies made by an Archbold dietitian and visiting with the hospital's pet therapy team. Participants also had the chance to take pictures in front of the Pink Heals Pink...



MCH HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

On Wednesday, October 30, Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills at the health system’s facilities throughout the...



ARCHBOLD HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

On Tuesday, October 29, Archbold Memorial Hospital will hold an active shooter drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of “Code Silver.” Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. Archbold frequently holds drills to remind staff how to respond to internal emergencies or...



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Archbold Earns Top Awards

Archbold Memorial Hospital was recently awarded three Target Awards at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations annual conference. Archbold was awarded top honors in two of three categories among hospitals statewide for entries in community relations, patient/customer relations and fundraising. Entries were judged by a panel from The New England Society of Healthcare Communications, and were scored individually based on originality,...



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Archbold Welcomes New Oncologist Onuoha

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed medical oncologist Chisom Onuoha, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Onuoha earned her medical degree from University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Yale University affiliate in Waterbury, Connecticut. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She joins medical oncologists Rohini...



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Hurricane Dorian Update--September 2nd; 9:30am

We have continued to monitor Hurricane Dorian over the weekend. The most current information available predicts the potential for tropical storm force winds in our area is low. We will continue to monitor the storm and will update you if anything changes. At this time, all Archbold facilities across the region will maintain normal operations Tuesday, September 3rd.



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Hurricane Dorian Update-- August 30, 2019-- 1pm

Our leadership team has been monitoring the developments of Hurricane Dorian. At this time, it is too soon to know how we will be impacted in our service area. We have been working diligently to ensure we are prepared for the event, should our facilities be impacted. We will continue planning and meeting over the long weekend, and will update you as soon as new information is ready to share. You can find current information, as it is available, by visiting...