Max Updike, registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center on 3 West, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for April.
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and South Georgia Medical Center encourages residents to examine their foot care routine and implement strategies to keep their feet healthy.
This April, during the federally sanctioned National Donate Life Month, LifeLink of Georgia and South Georgia Medical Center honor the spirit of those individuals who make transplants possible—organ, tissue, and eye donors.
Rite Bite Diabetes Cooking School will be held on April 18 and 25 from 6-7:30pm at the Lakeland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
The public is invited to a free screening and discussion of the PBS program “Being Mortal.”
SGMC's Pearlman Cancer Center was featured in the April edition of Georgia Trend magazine. Click "more" to view the online version.
Forty-eight employees of South Georgia Medical Center’s Mobile Healthcare Services were recently presented Life Saver award medals by the Southwest Georgia Region 8 EMS Council, accounting for 116 life saves.
South Georgia Medical Center and the Partnership Health Center have collaborated to increase primary care access. With SGMC’s support, the Partnership Health Center has moved from its original location on Woodrow Wilson Drive to the Ralph Council Medical Building at 520 Griffin Avenue (Statenville Hwy) in Valdosta.
Approximately 1.1 million people in Georgia, or 14.2 percent of the adult population, have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Each year, an estimated 60,000 people in Georgia are diagnosed with diabetes, and the SGMC Diabetes Management Center seeks to help those diagnosed live a healthier lifestyle.
The Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center recently received the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award.
South Georgia Medical Center presented a $2,000 check to Second Harvest of South Georgia on Thursday, March 9 to aid relief efforts from the recent tornadoes impacting South Georgia.
Heath A. Evans, FACHE, has been named South Georgia Medical Center’s interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
On Friday, March 17, the American Cancer Society and SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center (PCC) invite cancer survivors and their caregiver to experience the annual Survivors Dinner at Cross Pointe Church in Valdosta from 6-7:30 pm.
South Georgia Medical Center is among the first hospitals in South Georgia to offer the Boston Scientific S-ICD® System, the world's first and only commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD) for the treatment of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
Tanya Terry, registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for February.
Laura Love, Director of Community Relations and Interim Director of Marketing at South Georgia Medical Center, was named the 2017 Most Valuable Employee by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. The award, presented by TeamTemps Personnel Staffing, recognizes an individual who possesses impressive job knowledge and extraordinary work ethics, while demonstrating commendable effort in the workplace.
This Feb. 22, South Georgia Medical Center is proud to participate in National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. More than 5 million Americans have heart valve disease (HVD); which can cause heart attacks, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, and other heart disease—significantly impacting quality of life and even leading to death.
The Georgia Power Foundation awarded $10,000 to South Georgia Medical Center’s Foundation last week to benefit Hospice of South Georgia and Langdale Hospice House.
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County Georgia honored a group of individuals as Hospital Heroes at its February Board of Directors meeting for their team approach to excellent care of a stroke patient.
Valwood School students, from kindergarteners to 5th graders, will showcase their artistic talents in “Recovering the Masters,” beginning Feb. 27 at the SGMC Outpatient Plaza.