What is the difference between minimally invasive laparoscopic/robotic surgery and traditional open surgery? What are the benefits of robotic surgery for a patient with urologic conditions? What are the risks of a robotic surgery?
Southeast Georgia Health System is joining individuals and organizations across the globe in observing March 26 as Purple Day™, a World Day for Epilepsy Awareness, and encouraging their team members and the community to support the initiative by wearing purple.
In 1888, the Brunswick and Seaman’s Hospital, a 40-bed facility located at the corner of First Avenue and Norwich Street at the south end of Brunswick, opened its doors. The creation of that hospital marked the beginning of Southeast Georgia Health System, which today includes two hospitals, two long-term care facilities, three immediate care centers, five family medicine centers, and more than 35 physician practice locations, 300 medical staff members, 350 volunteers and 2,150 team members.
Do you have a high-school student interested in athletic training or considering a career in sports medicine? Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers will provide valuable hands-on training for students entering grades 9-12 during a Student Athletic Trainer Camp June 22-24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Breastfeeding: The Gift for Life continuing education seminar for nursing professionals will take place Friday, April 17, at the Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center on the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. Community members interested in learning more about breastfeeding may also attend the event.
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host a $5 jewelry sale featuring a wide selection of fashion rings, necklaces, handbags, scarves, accessories and much, much more.
Gwen Gratto-Cox was recently named Champion of the Quarter by the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR). Champions are recognized for their outstanding cooperation and professionalism while helping to implement the registry into their institutions. The Southeast Georgia Health System has been an AJRR participant since 2012.
According to the Arthritis Foundation, physical movement is the “arthritis pain reliever.” Yet, arthritis is often one of the reasons people give to avoid physical activity. The Arthritis Exercise Program at Southeast Georgia Health System helps arthritis sufferers get off the sidelines and enjoy a more active lifestyle.
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pulmonary Medicine, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, announces the opening of an additional office in St. Marys to serve Camden County residents.
What is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? Should I worry about heartburn? Can you medically or surgically manage GERD? Indigestion is often a sign of an underlying problem, such as GERD, ulcers, or gallbladder disease, rather than a condition of its own. People of all ages and of both sexes are affected by indigestion.
Did you know that Southeast Georgia Health System is one of the most experienced prostate CyberKnife centers in the country? Did you know that prostate cancer patients can be treated in five outpatient radiation treatments? How does the CyberKnife system differ from other radiosurgery systems?
Bob Smith, 71, a part-time resident of Jekyll Island, stays active in retirement with tennis, yoga, and running half-marathons. This Saturday he will be participating in the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run, in what has become an annual tradition for him.
What are the symptoms of common shoulder problems? Do you have persistent pain? Is surgery the only treatment option? The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and one of the most potentially unstable joints. As a result, it is the site of many common problems.
As the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run approaches, Mike Tigani, director of Marketing at King & Prince® Seafood, continues to recruit participants for his company’s team. “As a company we focus on health & wellness. Our goal is to have the most participants for running or walking and to defend our title for the overall fastest team,” says Tigani.
Did you know that hip and knee problems can occur as the result of wear and tear over a lifetime of activity, or from injury or disease? The most common causes are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis — both of which not only cause pain, but eventually decrease mobility and significantly threaten independent living.
How flexible are you? How far can you reach? Join Dan Welch, ATC, certified athletic trainer with Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine, on Tuesday, Feb. 3, as he hosts “Sports Smart,” a question and answer session focusing on “Flexibility Assessments.”
The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary Gift Shop will host a Sterling Silver and Fashion Jewelry Trunk Show on Monday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys.
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary Gift Shop will host a Designer Fragrance & Skin Care Products Trunk Show on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Thursday, Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Gift Shop, 2415 Parkwood Drive.
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries are partnering with JK Linens to host a Linen Sale, featuring a wide selection of bed sheets, duvet covers, quilt sets, bed-in-bags, towels, rugs, bath accessories, candles, and more.
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries presented donations to the Health System during their recent holiday luncheons. The funds were raised through the Gift Shop and Auxiliary fundraising events held December 2013 through November 2014.
What does it really imply if products are listed as all-natural or gluten-free? Which part of the label should you review first? Are you getting the appropriate amount of beneficial nutrients? Understanding food labels is an essential part of making sure you are getting the safest and healthiest food possible.
Glynn-Brunswick Hospital Authority Secretary Walter C. McNeely, who was honored with the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Distinguished Service Award in November, was presented with the award during a reception at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus on Dec. 15.
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-St. Simons Pediatrics, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, is pleased to welcome Melinda H. Peterlin, M.D., board-certified pediatrician, to the practice.