Press Releases


September 01, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus is launching its ninth year of support for Medical Explorer Post #2322. The 2015-2016 program will begin with an information session for both students and parents on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 6-8 p.m., in the Health System’s Cafeteria Conference Room, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys, Ga.
August 31, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
August 28, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System will host its annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camden County Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive in Kingsland.
August 27, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. Board of Directors announced yesterday its appointment of Michael D. Scherneck as the new permanent president and chief executive officer (CEO).
August 25, 2015
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, announces the opening of an additional office in St. Marys to serve Camden County residents.
August 25, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus is launching its ninth year of support for Medical Explorer Post #466. The 2015-2016 program will begin with an information session on Thursday, Sept. 3, 6-8 p.m., in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Drive, Brunswick.
August 24, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System team members Paul Trumbull, P.T., MBA, director, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Services, and Wendy Alberson, P.T., manager, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, were presented with the Patriot Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve on Monday, June 29.
August 18, 2015
Experts agree breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for babies to develop, grow, and stay healthy. Yet some new mothers need a little extra help understanding the benefits of breastfeeding and learning how to nurse their baby effectively.
August 18, 2015
How is your balance? Why is it important to have good balance? Are there ways to improve balance? Having good balance indicates you are able to control and maintain your body's position, whether you are moving or are stationary.
August 17, 2015
Abraham Cheong, M.D., of Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Hematology & Oncology, has received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Southeast Georgia Health System.
August 14, 2015
What is osteoporosis? How do you reduce your risk for osteoporosis? How do you reduce your risk for fractures? According to the National Institutes of Health, osteoporosis causes 1.5 million bone fractures every year.
August 14, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick and Senior Care Center-St. Marys successfully completed their annual Georgia Department of Community Health Long-Term Care surveys in July.
August 12, 2015
After 14 years of service, Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, has announced his decision to resign as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Southeast Georgia Health System.
August 10, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus has been recognized as a Georgia Top 10 Best Value Hospital by Verras Healthcare International, LLC.
August 07, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation invites the community to participate in the ARTrageous Bras fundraiser by decorating a bra to benefit the Health System cancer care programs.
July 30, 2015
Effective August 3, 2015, valet parking at Southeast Georgia Health System will only be available at the Outpatient Care Center entrance on Starling Street.
July 29, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus has been rated high performing in Hip Replacement in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care. The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions and only about 10 percent of the hospitals receive ratings as high performers.
July 28, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries are pleased to host the Adorn $6 Fashion Accessories sale. This event will feature a wide selection of fashion rings, watches, pashminas, reading glasses, sunglasses, wallets, tote bags and more.
July 28, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
July 27, 2015
What is body composition? How do you measure it? Can you change your body composition? On Tuesday, Aug. 4, Becky Knor, M.S., ATC, PES, certified athletic trainer with Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine, will host “Sports Smart,” a question and answer session focusing on “Body Composition.”
July 23, 2015
Board certified surgeon T. Wayne Rentz, M.D., of Southeast Georgia Physicians Associates-Brunswick General Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, was recently named the Associate Dean for the Southeast Georgia Regional Campus of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.
July 15, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System underwent rigorous, on-site concurrent surveys of the Brunswick Campus, on Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12, and the Camden Campus on Monday, March 9 through Tuesday, March 10, 2015.
July 03, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
June 25, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries recently announced Peggy Tuten as the Brunswick Campus Volunteer of the Quarter and Glenda Battle as the Camden Campus Volunteer of the Quarter during their respective quarterly Auxiliary luncheons.
June 25, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries recently announced $1,000 scholarship awards to six graduating seniors who have served as Volunteens at the Health System.
June 17, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care.
June 17, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries will host “Books Are Fun” book fairs at the Brunswick and Camden campuses in July.
June 12, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the naming of Kayleigh Crews and Gerald Dent as Stars of the Quarter.
May 29, 2015
Seventy percent of all Americans take one medication per day, and more than half take at least two. While medicines help us get well, improperly used, they can also make us sick.
May 28, 2015
The courage and determination of cancer survivors is an inspiration to all. On Saturday, June 6, Southeast Georgia Health System Cancer Care Center invites cancer survivors to join them to celebrate life in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day®.
May 26, 2015
With the onset of its new fiscal year on May 1, 2015, the Glynn Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority completed its restructuring under which it leases its assets and property to the not-for-profit corporation Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. pursuant to a lease agreement.
May 26, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System recently added Tru-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot 5-inch germ killing UV disinfection robot, to its already strict checklist of disinfection routines aimed at protecting patients from serious hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
May 22, 2015
What is a family cancer syndrome? What tests are used to check for the syndromes? Who should have genetic testing? According to the American Cancer Society, certain inherited DNA mutations can intensely increase the risk for developing certain cancers and are responsible for many of the cancers that run in some families.
May 22, 2015
This week, Southeast Georgia Health System graduated its second Leadership College class, a 12-month program designed to provide health care leadership training and skills for team members with high potential for advancement.
May 21, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
May 20, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System will host its annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Brunswick High School, 3885 Altama Avenue.
May 19, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System honored long-time team members during the annual Service Awards Banquet held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Thursday, May 7, with a theme of “A Legacy of Caring.”
May 19, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System presented Mike Lee with the 2014 Star of the Year award during the annual Service Awards Banquet, held on Thursday, May 7, at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
May 08, 2015
What causes the dark circles under my eyes? How can I tell if I need upper eyelid surgery or a brow lift? Are silicone implants safe?
May 04, 2015
What are symptoms of heat exhaustion? How do you know if you are dehydrated? When is it to hot to work or play outside?
May 01, 2015
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, Rosemary Greer participated in the 40th Annual Ms. Georgia Health Care Pageant held at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain, Georgia. A resident of the Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick, Greer traveled to the pageant with Karen Andrews Daniel, LNHA, administrator, and Caticia Barber, activity assistant.
April 24, 2015
What is cholesterol? Why is some cholesterol “good” and some “bad”? What are the risks of having high cholesterol? Taking control of your cholesterol and improving heart health requires understanding the numbers from your cholesterol screening.
April 24, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
April 22, 2015
What is lung cancer? What are the risk factors for lung cancer? Can it be prevented or detected early? What are the new lung cancer screening guidelines?
April 20, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System will offer an educational presentation on the positive aspects of including complementary care, such as Tai Chi and Yoga, in the cancer care experience.
April 17, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System honored its volunteers during a National Volunteer Week Luncheon on Monday, April 13, at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. The theme for the celebration was “Volunteers Go the Extra Mile.”
April 14, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the newly opened Ribbon of Hope, a health care specialty boutique. Located in the Medical Plaza, adjacent to the Health System’s Brunswick Campus, the boutique offers post-surgical specialty products, apparel and gift items for adults and children.
April 06, 2015
The Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has awarded a $60,000 grant to Southeast Georgia Health System for the “Mammograms in Motion” project on March 24, 2015, during its annual Grant Awards Luncheon.
April 06, 2015
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?
April 03, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to partner with Belk at Glynn Place Mall and Wacoal for the WACOAL Bra Fitting Event.
April 03, 2015
Hospitals and medical offices around the nation celebrate National Doctors Day on March 30, a special day conceived by Eudora Brown Almond, wife of physician Charles B. Almond, M.D., of Barrow County, Ga., to say thank you to doctors for their commitment to patients and their communities.
April 03, 2015
What is body composition? How do you measure it? Can you change your body composition?
March 31, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
March 31, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-St. Marys crowned resident Avonell Clark as winner of its annual pageant on Mar. 19, 2015.
March 31, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries recently announced Larry Greene as the Brunswick Campus Volunteer of the Quarter and Barbara Hall as the Camden Campus Volunteer of the Quarter during their respective quarterly Auxiliary luncheons.
March 27, 2015
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?
March 23, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick crowned resident Rosemary Greer as winner of its inaugural nursing home resident pageant on Feb. 10, 2015.
March 19, 2015
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.
March 16, 2015
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.
March 13, 2015
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.
March 05, 2015
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.
March 02, 2015
Despite the uncharacteristically frigid temperature, more than 2,500 registered runners and walkers showed up on Saturday, Feb. 14, to conquer the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run.
March 02, 2015
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, is pleased to welcome Matthew D. Katz, M.D., to the practice.
March 02, 2015
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.
March 02, 2015
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.
March 02, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host Uniform Sales featuring scrubs, slip resistant shoes and much more March 9-11. The sales are open to the public.
February 26, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
February 23, 2015
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.
February 23, 2015
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.
February 19, 2015
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.
February 18, 2015
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?
February 17, 2015
In celebration of Black History Month, Southeast Georgia Health System will host two separate performances on the Camden and Brunswick campuses. Both performances are free and open to the community.
February 12, 2015
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.
February 10, 2015
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.
February 06, 2015
The southbound lanes of the Sidney Lanier Bridge on Highway 17 in Brunswick will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, for the Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the naming of Mike Lee, PC Technician, Information Systems, as Star of the Quarter for the Brunswick Campus.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce 2015-2016 term Brunswick Campus Medical Staff officers and leadership.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the 2015-20106 term Camden Campus Medical Staff officers and leadership.
January 30, 2015
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.
January 30, 2015
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.
January 26, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
January 23, 2015
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.”
January 23, 2015
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.
January 23, 2015
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.
January 21, 2015
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.
January 16, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation is pleased to partner with Care Pax & Co. to offer Got Your Back Pax™ to breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the Cancer Care Center.
January 14, 2015
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.
January 08, 2015
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.
January 07, 2015
As the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run approaches, Erin VanRyn, a resident of West Chester, PA, will aim to be in Brunswick on Feb. 14 for the race.
January 06, 2015
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.
January 05, 2015
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.
January 02, 2015
Glynn County’s first baby of the year was in no hurry to arrive, waiting until Jan. 2 to make his grand entrance.
January 02, 2015
Camden County’s first baby of the year was in no rush to arrive, waiting until Friday, Jan. 2, to make his grand entrance.