GGH Wins Emergency Department of the Quarter

GGH Wins Emergency Department of the Quarter Grady General Hospital was recently awarded Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department of the Quarter award for the 4th quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The award is presented quarterly to the emergency department in Archbold’s four-hospital system that has the highest patient satisfaction scores.



Grady General Recognizes Men’s Health Month

June of each year is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Month. It's intent is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems commonly diagnosed in men, and to encourage men to see a doctor for routine screenings that can help detect diseases early. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), men die five years sooner than women. While no single factor is the cause, heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes consistently are atop the list. “Pay attention to...



Grady General Wins Statewide Awards

The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented two of its prestigious quality and patient safety awards to Archbold’s Grady General Hospital. The project titled “Driving CAUTI to Zero” reduced the incidence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) at Grady General and won first place in the Hospitals with Less Than 100 Beds category. To achieve a CAUTI rate of zero infections, Grady’s team utilized data prepared by the National Healthcare Safety...



Grady General Ranked Top Small Hospital in Georgia

Georgia Trend Magazine recently named Archbold's Grady General Hospital a Top Hospital in Georgia again. This year, Grady General has landed the number one spot on the Top Hospital list, and is the highest ranked small hospital (fewer than 100 beds) in the state of Georgia. The information used to compile the rankings was based on publicly reported data acquired from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), which administers the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. The data...



Grady General Pinks First National Bank and United National Bank

Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s Radiology staff will be visiting local businesses throughout the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Friday, October 19, the Grady General Radiology team...



Grady General Pinks Mr. Chick

Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s Radiology staff will be visiting local businesses throughout the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Friday, October 19, the Grady General Radiology team...



Grady General Pinks Home Slice Pizza

Grady General Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Grady General’s Radiology staff will be visiting local businesses throughout the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. On Friday, October 5, the Grady General Radiology team...



Grady General Birthing Center Offers Patient-Centered Care Model

From the very beginning of a new baby’s life, a hospital’s priority is to provide a nurturing and family-focused environment. The Birthing Center at Grady General Hospital is doing just that. “We’re very family oriented,” said Alisha Gainous, Nurse Manager of The Birthing Center. “We have a small staff that is passionate about what they do.” The Birthing Center has large, private birthing suites where mothers stay in the same room from labor to delivery, and through...



3-D Mammography Comes to Grady General

Patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Grady General Hospital now have access to new medical technology that they previously had to travel to benefit from. Hologic Dimension’s 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ made its debut at Grady General in June, helping to improve the ability of doctors to accurately diagnose breast cancer in its earliest stages, when it is most effectively treated. “This technology is something that will benefit our community greatly,” said GGH radiologist Thomas...



Archbold Names Hudson Physician of the Year

Archbold Medical Center recently held their second annual Physicians of the Year banquet on April 18th. Cairo family physician Mark Hudson, DO, was named by his medical staff peers as Grady General Hospital’s Most Engaged Physician. Dr. Hudson joined the Archbold medical staff in 1994. He practices at Quail Ridge Family Practice in Cairo. “Dr. Hudson is worthy of this recognition because he goes above and beyond to put our patients first,” said Crystal Wells, administrator at...



Archbold Names Physicians of the Year

Archbold Medical Center recently held their second annual Physicians of the Year banquet on April 18th. The award winners were nominated and chosen by their medical staff peers. A Physician of the Year was selected for several categories including hospital leadership qualities. Archbold’s system hospital winners won awards for “most engaged.” ·Pulmonologist Johnny Belenchia, MD—Physician of the Year, Stewardship of Resources ·Obstetrician/Gynecologist Melissa Bruhn,...



Grady General Named a Top Hospital in Georgia Again

For the sixth year in a row, Georgia Trend Magazine has named Archbold’s Grady General Hospital a Top Georgia Hospital. GGH was the highest ranked hospital in Southwest Georgia in the small hospital category, a designation for hospitals with fewer than 100 beds. The information used to compile the rankings was based on publicly reported data acquired from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) which administers the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. The data analyzed...