January 2, 2020 – Southeast Georgia Health System’s
Camden Campus has been named one of the 2019 Top Hospitals in the state by Georgia Trend.
This leading business and lifestyle magazine featured the hospital rankings
in the December 2019 issue; the Camden Campus ranked 12th in the small
hospital category (fewer than 100 patient beds).
“Our mission is to provide safe, quality, accessible, and cost-effective
care to meet the health needs of the people and communities we serve,” said
Howard W. Sepp Jr., FACHE, vice president and administrator, Southeast Georgia Health System Camden
Campus. “We appreciate rankings like this one provided by Georgia
Trend because it affirms the hard work and commitment of our team members.”
Located in St. Marys, the Camden Campus is a 40-bed hospital with extensive
quality services in a friendly, warm setting. In addition to an
emergency room with private rooms and HAZMAT decontamination units, services include
cancer care with radiation and medical oncology,
endoscopy, intensive care,
labor and delivery,
orthopaedic surgery and
outpatient rehabilitation (physical,
sleep management and
surgical services. In 2019,
3D mammography was added, and a Wound Care Center is scheduled to open in 2020. The medical
staff includes over 130 community and employed physicians representing
many major medical specialties.
For the 2019 Top Hospitals list, which includes hospitals that provide
a range of services, Georgia Trend evaluated each hospital in Georgia
that participates in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Hospital Value Based Purchasing program. A total performance score based
on information including clinical process, patient experience, outcome
and efficiency (CMS data downloaded on August 3, 2019) was used to rank
hospitals of similar size and mission.