Posts in November, 2009

  • Health System Offering Red Cross Babysitting Class at Brunswick Campus

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 24, 2009 – Area babysitters and would-be babysitters between the ages of 11 and 15 years now have the opportunity to learn what they need to know and what parents want in a responsible babysitter. The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training class is being offered by Southeast Georgia Health System on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Linda S. Pinson ...
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  • Health System's Motorcycle PORKer Run to Benefit Diabetes Programs

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 6, 2009 – Are you ready to hop on a Hog and kiss a pig for diabetes education, research, and treatment? If so, you will want to grab your motorcycle and ride in the 2009 Southeast Georgia Health System PORKer run on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to benefit the American Diabetes Association and the Health System’s Diabetes Programs. Registration begins ...
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  • Cancer Care Center Offers Faster, Less Invasive Breast Cancer Treatment

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 19, 2009 – Some women undergoing lumpectomies for breast cancer at Southeast Georgia Health System’s Cancer Care Center now have another treatment option—accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI). Instead of undergoing 35 daily radiology sessions over seven weeks, women who meet certain criteria can undergo this new technology that takes only five ...
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  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminar in Jesup

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 12, 2009 – If you are experiencing joint pain and limited mobility, you may be among the more than 400,000 people who need joint replacement surgery each year. On Oct. 12, Southeast Georgia Health System opened its new Joint Replacement Center on the Brunswick campus. The comprehensive program includes education, surgery and rehabilitation therapy. To learn more ...
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  • Chronic Kidney Disease Subject of Free Seminar Nov. 12

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 5, 2009 – According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and millions of others are at increased risk. However, early detection can limit the progression of kidney disease toward kidney failure. To provide more information about this prevalent disease, Southeast Georgia Health System is presenting the seminar ...
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  • Living with Diabetes Subject of Free Seminar Nov. 12 in Camden County

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov.5, 2009 – According to the Georgia Department of Human Resources (GDHR), approximately 700,000 adults in Georgia were diagnosed with diabetes in 2007. The GDHR also estimates that for every two Georgians diagnosed with the disease, another person has not been diagnosed. According to Certified Diabetes Educator Evelyn Tatum, RN, type 2 diabetes is also the most ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Recognized As A Community Value Five-Star Hospital

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: October 12, 2009—Southeast Georgia Health System was recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Five-Star Hospital by Cleverley + Associates (C+A). C+A, a leading health care financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released the findings as part of its new publication: State of the Hospital ...
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  • Health System Opening Joint Replacement Center

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 7, 2009 – Beginning Oct. 12, residents of Southeast Georgia with hip and/or knee joint problems will have a comprehensive care center right in their own community. The Joint Replacement Center will open on the sixth floor of the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. The new Center will provide the latest scientific advances, expertise, and experience to successfully ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Named Small Hospital of the Year

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 16, 2009 – The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus was named “Small Hospital of the Year” at the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals’ (GACH) 26th Annual Conference held Oct. 14-16 at the Southern Pines Conference Center at the Callaway Gardens Resort at Pine Mountain, Georgia. The Camden Campus won the honor in the small hospital ...
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