Posts from 2009

  • Cancer Care Center Team Collects Gifts for Senior Care Centers' Residents

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Dec. 29, 2009 – Team members from the Southeast Georgia Health System’s Cancer Care Center Radiation and Medical Oncology departments made the holidays a little brighter for the residents of the Health System’s Senior Care Centers in Brunswick and St. Marys by collecting and wrapping a large number of gifts that were delivered the week before Christmas. ...
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  • Health System Offering Red Cross Babysitting Class at Camden Campus

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 30, 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. 19, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Classroom 1 on the ...
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  • Health System Participating in National GERD Week Nov. 22-28, 2009

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 20, 2009 – GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a condition which develops when the back-flow (reflux) of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Severe health problems can result if it is not treated properly. Chronic heartburn is the most common symptom of GERD. However, acid regurgitation (refluxed material into the mouth) is ...
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  • Health System's Camden Auxiliary Hosting Jewelry Sale Nov. 30 & Dec. 1

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov.18, 2009 – Just in time for holiday shopping, the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary is hosting a jewelry sale. This event will be Monday, Nov. 30, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., and Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room on the Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys. The sale is open to the community, and shoppers ...
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  • Health System's Brunswick Auxiliary Hosting Jewelry Sale Nov. 23 & 24

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 17, 2009 – Just in time for holiday shopping, the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary is hosting a jewelry sale. This event will be Monday, Nov. 23, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., and Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Ave. The sale is open to the community, and shoppers will be able to choose from ...
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  • 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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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Opening New Breast Care Center

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 30, 2009—Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the opening of the new Breast Care Center on its Brunswick Campus on October 12, 2009. Women will now have access to comprehensive breast health services under one roof, in a soothing and comfortable environment. Along with providing the most advanced imaging technology, the new comprehensive Center ...
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  • Health System Limits Visitation During Influenza Season

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 15, 2009 – To help prevent the spread of influenza, including H1N1, Southeast Georgia Health System’s hospitals and Senior Care Centers in Brunswick and St. Marys are enforcing visitor restrictions, including not allowing children under 12 to enter patient care areas. “Most people think hospitals are places to recover from an illness, but we are also in ...
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  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminars in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 18, 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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  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminar In Camden County

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 14, 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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  • Advances in Skin and Wound Care Topic of Free Seminar Oct. 15

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 12, 2009 – At any given time almost six million Americans suffer from problem wounds. These wounds can be caused by everything from complications from diabetes, to pressure sores, to radiation tissue damage, to crush wounds. To inform the public about the latest treatment options available for those suffering from problem wounds and other skin problems, Southeast ...
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  • Health System Welcomes New Director of Wound Care Center

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Oct. 9, 2009 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Karen Cook as the new director of the Wound Care Center. Cook has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and chemistry from the University of North Florida and a Master’s in business administration/health care management from the University of Phoenix, both located in Jacksonville, FL. Most ...
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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Subject of Free Seminar Oct. 8

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 29, 2009 – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Southeast Georgia Health System will present three free seminars on the subject as part of its on-going community lecture series. The first seminar will be “Breast Cancer Awareness,” on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. ...
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  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminar In Brantley County

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 28, 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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  • Health System Offering Free Joint Replacement Educational Seminar in Darien

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 28, 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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  • 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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