Archbold Northside Center Opens Center for Change Outpatient Clinic

Archbold Northside Center for Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Care has opened a new Center for Change Outpatient Clinic in Thomasville. The psychiatric clinic aims to provide patients therapy services that do not require a prolonged stay at the facility. A dedicated team of mental health professionals will assess and provide an individual treatment plan to help patients cope with stressors and manage their mental health. Conditions treated include depression, bipolar disorder, dementia...



Nurse Practitioner Celebrates 50 Years with Archbold

"I couldn't have done it alone," said JT Thompson, MSN, FNP-C, CNS/PMH. Thompson credits his long-standing career at Archbold to the extraordinary administration and staff. "My coworkers and colleagues have helped shape me into the person I am today. I have learned so much from them throughout the decades. My passion for mental health and this community has also served a big role in my career, and I am so thankful to be able to serve the patients of South Georgia for as long as I...



Archbold’s Howell Now Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Jessica “Kristy” Howell, RN, is now a certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) through the Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (CBDCE). Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to take the certification exam. Achieving certification status demonstrates to people with diabetes and employers that the health professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge, thereby promoting quality of care for people with...



Archbold approves $9 million in wage increases for employees

Archbold is pleased to announce the Archbold Medical Center Board of Directors has approved a $9 million investment in their employees through a new staff recruitment and retention plan for the hospital system. “We are living in unprecedented times,” said Archbold President and CEO Darcy Craven. “The COVID pandemic continues to strain our community, we are experiencing labor shortages in almost every area of the organization, and most recently, rising inflation is hurting our staff...



Archbold's Brooks County Hospital Encourages Vaccination

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the US as well as Brooks County. Recently, the Georgia Department of Public Health identified Brooks County as a "high transmission county." With millions still unvaccinated across the United States and a highly contagious delta variant spreading rapidly, community members must take the steps necessary to protect yourself, your family, and the community. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, highly effective, and readily available in and around Brooks County....



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Webb

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Eric Webb, MD, to the medical staff. Webb earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He completed his medical degree at Florida State University’s College of Medicine, where he spent the final two years living in Thomasville and learning from the Archbold staff. Webb completed his residency in urology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He joins Timothy Grayson, MD and Jason...



Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Ann Scott their 2020 Employee of the Year. Ann works in respiratory care and has been a part of the Archbold system for 25 years. “Ann is the type of employee that makes our hospital great,” said Crystal Wells, Administrator at Grady General Hospital. “She jumped in head first to take care of our most critical patients during the pandemic. She’s a great patient advocate, and will always speak up when it comes to providing high...



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year Archbold Medical Center and Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named their 2020 Employees of the Year. Mark Bigley was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2020 Employee of the Year. “Mark was instrumental during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in making sure that our employees had the proper supplies to protect themselves when treating patients,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Clinical Services. “He...



PPNH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Sandy Johnson their 2020 Employee of the Year. Johnson is an Assistant Nurse Manager at PPNH. “Sandy is a valued employee who never hesitates to help when needed, and does a great job improving the quality of life for our residents,” said Angie Milner, Administrator at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. “She is a fantastic representative of PPNH and we’re so glad we could honor her with this award.”



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Joy Miller and Latasha Jackson the 2020 Employees of the Year, respectively. Miller is the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Coordinator at MCH. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Joy worked around the clock researching and planning to keep our employees and patients safe and up to date on all procedures,” said Carla Beasley, Administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. “She is an outstanding...



BCH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital recently named Kortney Thomas their 2020 Employee of the Year. Kortney is the Assistant Director of Nursing at BCH. “Kortney continually goes above and beyond for patients and our staff,” said June Furney, Administrator at Brooks County Hospital. “She is a valued employee and we’re so proud to recognize her as our Employee of the Year.”



Archbold Continues Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Until April 30

Archbold will continue to offer walk-in COVID-19 first vaccines at Archbold Memorial Hospital until April 30 and walk-in second vaccines until May 21. The walk-in clinic is open Monday and Wednesday, 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-1pm and is located in the Williams Auditorium at Archbold Memorial Hospital. “The vaccine is safe and effective and is our best chance at resuming our normal lives. We have had a great response from our community to our vaccine clinics. To date, we have administered...