Posts in September, 2009

  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminar in Folkston

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 25, 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 will open 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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  • Save Up to Three Lives and Register for Chance to Win Airline Tickets

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 25, 2009 – Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood, but only 5% of eligible donors give. Take advantage of the chance to save up to three lives by giving blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled for Friday, Oct. 2, at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. The drive will be held in the Linda S. ...
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  • Health System Launches New Hospitalist Program

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Aug. 20, 2009 – Southeast Georgia Health System launched a new hospitalist program on Aug. 4 at its Brunswick Campus. The Health System has contracted with PrimeDoc Management Services, Inc., a physician owned company that specializes in the establishment, staffing, and management of turnkey hospitalist programs to establish the service. “Having this service means ...
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  • ADHD Topic of Free Lecture on Sept. 24

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept.21, 2009 – According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 3 to 5% of children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This means that in a typical classroom, at least one child is ADHD. The NIMH estimates that about 2 million children in the United States have ADHD. The behaviors that are common with ADHD interfere with a child's ...
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  • Health System Hosting Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting For Wellness Way Medical Office Complex

    WHAT: Wellness Way Medical Office Complex Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening WHO: The general public, including the media and supporters of Southeast Georgia Health System WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, 5:30-7 p.m. WHERE: Wellness Way Medical Office Complex 7000 Wellness Way, St. Simons Island (Located adjacent to St. Simons Immediate Care Center) WHY: To mark the official opening of the ...
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  • Pediatrician to Present Free 'Back-to-School Bootcamp' Sept. 17

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 11, 2009 – School is back in session and all types of health care issues can arise when students head back to the classroom. To address these concerns, Southeast Georgia Health System is offering “Back-to-School Bootcamp” on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. in the Camden Campus Cafeteria Conference Room, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys. Board certified ...
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  • Health System Announces 6th Annual Baby Fair

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 3, 2009 – The 6th Annual Southeast Georgia Health System Baby Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, right off I-95 exit 38. You won’t want to miss this free day of family fun. Bring the kids for crafts, games, face painting, story time, balloons, giveaways, and the always popular diaper derby. Brenda ...
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  • Osteoporosis Topic of Upcoming Free Lecture on Sept. 10

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 8, 2009 – Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become weak and are more likely to break. In the United States alone, 10 million people have osteoporosis, and millions more have low bone mass (called osteopenia), placing them at risk for osteoporosis and broken bones. One out of every two women and one in four men over age 50 will break a bone during their ...
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  • Senior Care Center-St. Marys Names New Director of Nursing

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 1, 2009 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that Vivian Duncan, RN, has been promoted to the position of director of nursing for the Senior Care Center—St. Marys. Duncan is a native of Hardeeville, SC, and graduated from the Technical College of the Low Country in Beaufort, SC. She has been a registered nurse for 12 years and has worked at ...
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  • Community Care Center Moving to New Location

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 31, 2009 – Cooperative Healthcare Services Inc.’s Community Care Center, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, is moving to a new location. The Center, currently located at 1111 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, will relocate to 11 Gable Court, Brunswick, on Monday, Aug. 3. According to Scott Maslin, practice manager of the Community Care Center, ...
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  • Name Change Announced for Convalescent Center

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 29, 2009—Southeast Georgia Health System’s St. Marys Convalescent Center will soon be getting a new name. As of Aug. 1, the Center will be known as the Senior Care Center-St. Marys. According to President & CEO Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, the name change is indicative of the commitment to the Center as in integral member of the Health System’s group of ...
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  • What Have Your Kidneys Done For You Today? Topic of Free Lecture on Aug. 27

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Aug. 21, 2009 –Your kidneys are a pair of vital organs that perform many functions to keep your blood clean and chemically balanced. Understanding how the kidneys work can help keep you healthy. According to the National Kidney Foundation®, more than 26 million Americans—one in nine adults—have kidney disease. Millions more have an increased risk for ...
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