The SGMC Lanier Campus in partnership with Med Assist is hosting a free Medicaid enrollment drive to help area residents apply for Medicaid benefits.
South Georgia Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services will host its annual stroke symposium, an educational lunch and learn, to spotlight stroke prevention and offer support for stroke survivors, caregivers and family members. The event is free to the public and scheduled for Wed., May 8 from 10am to 2pm at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center in Valdosta. Registration is required by calling 229.259.4290
John Green, Registered Nurse at South Georgia Medical Center, received The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for April.
Lindsey Rogers, Senior Marketing Specialist, at Hospice of South Georgia and Langdale Hospice House, was honored as the Hospital Hero at the monthly South Georgia Medical Center Hospital Authority Board meeting.
Betsy Garland, Registered Nurse at Hospice of South Georgia, received The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
South Georgia Medical Center recently received a 4-star overall quality rating from the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The rating can be found on the website, www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare.
According to the American Journal of Medical Quality, a shortage of nurses is projected to spread across the country between 2009 and 2030, with the most intense shortfall in the South and West. South Georgia Medical Center took the opportunity to partner with neighboring colleges and universities last week in an effort to keep area nurses local.
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County recognized Stacy McFarland, Speech and Language Pathologist at the SGMC Lanier Campus as the February Hospital Hero.
South Georgia Medical Center announces the relocation of the general, vascular and thoracic surgery practice of G.P. “Pat” Pennington, MD, PhD, to the SGMC Professional Building, 2409 North Patterson St., Suite 200. The move is effective February 18, 2019.
Kayla Turner, Registered Nurse on 5 West at South Georgia Medical Center, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for January.
The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County presented DeKoya Wallace with January’s Hospital Hero award.
On January 3, SGMC officials presented members of the Safe Kids Lowndes County Coalition with a generous $1000 check that will be used to purchase infant car seats and kid’s booster seats.
South Georgia Medical Center physicians and staff recently participated in its first Honor Walk to recognize an organ donor for giving the gift of life.
South Georgia Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary presents a Christmas stocking and santa hat to Avery Yarbrough, daughter of Derrick and Kayla Yarbrough.
Miracle Whitaker, Registered Nurse on 5 West at South Georgia Medical Center, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for December.