Posts in June, 2011

  • Health System Announces Winners of Fourth Annual Team Member Art Show

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 28, 2011 – As part of National Hospital Week May 8-14, Southeast Georgia Health System held the Fourth Annual Team Member Art Show in the Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery on the Brunswick Campus. Winners were determined by popular vote in each category. Charlotte Lyda, director of human resources, presented each of them with a ribbon during the awards ceremony held ...
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  • Health System Team Members Complete Management, Leadership Program

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 27, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System team members Deidra (Dede) Smith, manager, Patient Financial Services, Brunswick Campus, and Sharon Zawislak, manager, Human Resources, Camden Campus, recently completed the 2010 Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Certificate in Health Care Management and Leadership Program. Smith joined the Health System in 1997 as a ...
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  • Health System Physicist Completes Doctorate Degree

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 16, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that physicist David McNally recently completed his Doctorate degree in radiation sciences from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He also received the MCV Alumni Association Scholarship Award, given to the top student for academic and scholarly excellence ...
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  • Health System, Altamaha Tech Send Community Donations for Tornado Victims

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 24, 2011 – Members of the Golden Isles and Camden County communities recently came together to donate a large number of supplies that were sent to tornado victims in Alabama. Southeast Georgia Health System provided the drop-off point for the donations. Chad Robbins from Mountain 2 Sea Ministries, Health System team members Susan Bates, Allison Nermoe and Elaine ...
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  • Health System Welcomes New Vice President of Physician Practices

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 24, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Melody Thompson, FACHE, CMPE, as the new vice president of Physician Practices for Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc., a strategic affiliate of the Health System. Thompson earned her Bachelor’s degree in biology from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Va., and a Master’s in ...
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  • Health System Addresses Health-Related Concerns Due to Smoke

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 22, 2011– With smoke from the on-going wildfires in southeast Georgia covering the area, health care providers with Southeast Georgia Health System want to reassure the general public that no health advisory has been issued and there is no reason to be alarmed by current conditions. However, if you are someone with existing breathing problems, you will need to stay ...
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  • Brunswick Auxiliary Installs New Officers, Names Volunteer of the Quarter June 2011

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 22, 2011– The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary installed new Auxiliary officers and named Sara Ratcliffe as the new Volunteer of the Quarter during the group’s quarterly luncheon on Thursday, June 2, in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus. Ratcliffe, has been a volunteer since 1966. She has served at the front ...
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  • Camden Campus Auxiliary Awards Scholarships to 2011 Grads

    ST.MARYS, Georgia: June 6, 2011– The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to Camden County High School seniors Holly Horton, Helen Clark and Toni Blake. All three students have served as volunteens at the Camden Campus. The official presentation was made at the Senior Scholarship and Award Night program held at Camden County High School ...
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  • Health System Welcomes New Team Members to Patient Care Team

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 21, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome two new members to the leadership team: Troy Thurmond, R.N., BSN, director, Surgical Services, and Greg Brown, R.N., house manager, Brunswick Campus. Thurmond is now responsible for the surgical services operations at both campuses. He comes to the Health System from Jacksonville, Florida, where he was ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Honors Nurses, Names 2011 Nurse of the Year

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: May 5, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that April Rhodes, R.N., has been named the Health System’s 2011 Nurse of the Year. Rhodes, an application analyst II in Information Systems and a nurse in the Brunswick Campus Emergency Care Center, was selected from a group of 11 nurses from throughout the Health System who were nominated by ...
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  • Health System Vice President Wins Healthcare Executive Award

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: May 13, 2011–The Georgia-Coastal Plains Region of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), recently presented Marjorie A. Mathieu, RPh, MBA, FACHE, vice president, Southeast Georgia Health System, the Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award. The Coastal Plains Region of ACHE encompasses most of Georgia from the city of Macon east and south. Each year the ...
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  • Health System Vice President Earns Top Health Care Management Credential

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: April 29, 2011 – Carlton A. DeVooght, FACHE, vice president and General Counsel/Government Relations, Southeast Georgia Health System, has recently become a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. "Because health care management ultimately affects the people in our ...
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  • Health System Selects Inaugural 'Star of the Year'

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 17, 2011– James “Mac” McMillan, R.N., was presented with the inaugural Star of the Year Award at Southeast Georgia Health System by Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, president and CEO, at the Celebration of the Stars dinner held Wednesday, June 15, in the Lanier Ballroom of the King & Prince Resort on St. Simons Island. Also in attendance and providing closing ...
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  • Health System Receives Approval from Department of Community Health for Establishment of Orthopaedic & Spine Center of Excellence

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Jan. 3, 2010–The Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Health Planning, has approved Southeast Georgia Health System’s Certificate of Need (CON) application to establish an Orthopaedic & Spine Center of Excellence on the third floor of the St. Simons tower at the Brunswick Campus. The project will begin in January 2011 and is expected to be ...
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  • Health System Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week 2011

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: May 11, 2011 – The Health System honored all of its volunteers at a special National Volunteer Week Luncheon on Wednesday, April 13, at the Jekyll Island Historic District Campus. The theme for the celebration was “Lights, Camera, Volunteers in Action.” Honored were members of the Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries, Volunteens, First Steps Program ...
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  • Health System Donates Supplies to Sea Turtle Center

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: May 26, 2011 – When local gastroenterologist David C. Whitehead, M.D., MPH, performed an endocopsy on a sea turtle at The Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, he discovered the Center’s need for additional medical supplies. After he brought this need to the attention of Southeast Georgia Health System leadership, Kyle Emerson, the Health System’s ...
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  • Team Member Named Director of Operations at Senior Care Center-Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: June 3, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that team member Karen Andrews Daniel has accepted a new position as the director of operations (assistant administrator) of the Senior Care Center-Brunswick, a long-term care facility located adjacent to the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus. Andrews Daniel joined the Health System in ...
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  • Health System Camden Auxiliary Names Volunteer of the Quarter at Luncheon

    ST. MARYS, Georgia: April 1, 2011– Miryam Adame was named Volunteer of the Quarter at the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary’s quarterly luncheon on Monday, March 21, at Laurel Island Links. Adame volunteers twice a week at the Guest Services desk at the Camden Campus. She also volunteers with the Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP), a local women's shelter ...
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  • Share The Love This Valentine's Day With Low-Cost Heart Health Screenings!

    You and your loved ones are invited to participate in Southeast Georgia Health System's Annual Heart Health Day screenings. When: Monday, Feb. 14, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Two locations: Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Drive Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys Screenings include: Lipid Profile (12-hour fasting is necessary) Blood Glucose Testing ...
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  • Nurse Manager Promoted to Camden Campus Assistant Administrator

    ST. MARYS, Georgia: May 2, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that long-time team member Lisa Dickerson, BSN, MBA, has been promoted to the assistant administrator of patient care services position at the Camden Campus in St. Marys. Dickerson joined the Health System in 2000. She is a graduate of Glynn Academy High School and received an Associates degree in nursing ...
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  • Ninth Annual Bridge Run Breaks Participation Record

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Feb. 23, 2011 – A record-breaking 2,192 runners and walkers signed up to participate in the Ninth Annual Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run across the scenic Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, Ga., Saturday, Feb. 19. Participants from as far away as Kenya, Germany and Hawaii, completed the grueling trek across Georgia’s tallest bridge to benefit the Health ...
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  • Health System Welcomes New Infectious Disease Specialist

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Jan. 17, 2010– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome infectious disease specialist Steven Mosher, M.D. Mosher is joining Elizabeth Sudduth, M.D., at the Infectious Disease Care Center, 2500 Starling St., Suite 304, Brunswick. He and Sudduth are the area’s only infectious disease specialists. Mosher earned a bachelor’s degree in biological ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Implants First Revo MRI™ SureScan® Pacing System

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Feb. 21, 2011 – On Friday, February 18, Mark Watkins, M.D., cardiologist with Coastal Cardiology, and Southeast Georgia Health System implanted its first Revo MRI™ SureScan® pacing system, the first MR-Conditional pacing system designed, tested and FDA approved for use in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) environment. This implant procedure is a first of its ...
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  • Mobile Health Unit's July Schedule of Services

    ST, MARYS, Georgia: June 10, 2011– Southeast Georgia Health System’s WOW (Wellness on Wheels) mobile health vehicle provides low-cost and free health screenings, first aid and preventative education to the community at health departments, industries and businesses, health fairs, community events and the YWCA.. Services available on the WOW include screening mammograms, bone density, ...
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