Posts from 2012

  • Lunch and Learn For Your Health Presents "Osteoporosis"

    Southeast Georgia Health System continues to partner with the Golden Isles YMCA and Chick-Fil-A to offer a free Lunch and Learn series for the community. The final lecture for 2012 will be “Osteoporosis,” presented by Erick Bournigal, M.D., board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Rheumatology, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 12 to 1 ...
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  • Health System Team Member Named Quality Improvement Membership Chair

    RUNSWICK, Georgia: Dec. 20, 2011–Sherry L. Sweek, RHIA, CPHQ, CPMSM, director, Quality Improvement, for Southeast Georgia Health System was recently elected as the membership chair for the Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality. She was also appointed to serve on the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Best Practice Steering Committee. Sweek joined the Health System in 2010 and brought ...
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  • Immediate Care Centers Announce Holiday Hours

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Dec. 16, 2011 – If you or a loved one need care for a minor illness or injury this holiday season, Southeast Georgia Health System will have you covered. On Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, the Health System’s Glynn Immediate Care Center, located at 3400 Parkwood Drive at Glynn Avenue, will be open from noon until 5:30 p.m. On Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25, St. ...
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  • Pet Therapy Dog "Teeney" Retires After 12 Years of Service

    After serving 12 years as a pet therapy volunteer at Southeast Georgia Health System, Teeney Bernard will retire at the end of 2012. One of the Health System’s original pet therapy volunteers, Teeney spent his time at the hospital visiting patients and staff members, lifting spirits and generating lots of smiles. Teeney, a 14-year-old Tibetan spaniel, was presented with a certificate for his ...
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  • Health System Welcomes New Directors

    Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Paul Trumbull, P.T., director of Rehabilitation Services, Brunswick Campus and Enzo Centofanti, director, Cancer Care Centers, Brunswick and Camden campuses. Trumbull brings with him more than 15 years of leadership experience in the field of rehabilitation services. As director, he is responsible for rehabilitation services on the Brunswick ...
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  • Santa Visits Senior Care Center-St. Marys

    Santa and Mrs. Claus made a surprise visit during the Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-St. Marys Festival of Lights on Thursday, Nov. 29, much to the delight of residents Herbert Howell and Grace McIntrye (seated). During the annual celebration to officially usher in the holiday season, residents and their families and friends sang carols, enjoyed refreshments, and visited with ...
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  • Santa Visits Senior Care Center-Brunswick

    Santa and Mrs. Claus made a surprise visit during the Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick Festival of Lights on Thursday, Nov. 29, much to the delight of residents Michael Evanick and Catherine Amos. During the annual celebration to officially usher in the holiday season, residents and their families and friends sang carols, enjoyed refreshments, and visited with Santa ...
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  • Health System Hosts 'World Diabetes Day' Screenings

    Diabetes is a major health issue with rates continuing to rise each year, and Georgia is part of what has been called the United States 'diabetes belt'. In recognition of World Diabetes Day, Southeast Georgia Health System will host a diabetes health lecture on Tues., November 13, and free diabetes screenings on Wed., November 14. The free events will focus attention on the causes, risk ...
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  • Senior Care Center Celebrates Veterans Day

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick honored their resident veterans with a picnic and special program on Mon., November 5. During the event, Mayor Bryan Thompson presented certificates of appreciation to the veterans. The veterans then proceeded to parade through the Center so staff and residents could cheer on their heroes.
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System, Wolfson Children's Hospital, Sign Affiliation Agreement to Expand Pediatric Subspecialty Services in South Georgia

    Oct. 31, 2012--6,000-Square-Foot Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center Will Be Located in Medical Plaza on Southeast Georgia Health System Campus. Southeast Georgia Health System, headquartered in Brunswick, Georgia, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, announced today that they have signed a multiyear affiliation agreement to expand pediatric subspecialty medical ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System One of Nine in State Chosen for the Georgia Baby-Friendly Hospital 5-Star Incentive Project to Promote Breastfeeding

    The Southeast Georgia Health System is one of nine hospitals in the state to be selected for the Georgia Baby-Friendly Hospital 5-Star Incentive Project, a pilot program designed to support and recognize hospitals as they move toward the national Baby-Friendly® designation for breastfeeding. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a program of the World Health Organization and UNICEF that ...
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  • Joint Replacement Registry Affiliation Helps Southeast Georgia Health System Ensure Best Possible Patient Experience

    In its continuing mission to provide the best patient care possible, Southeast Georgia Health System announced recently that it has become a member of the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), an independent, not-for-profit database designed to store comprehensive data about joint replacement procedures. “More than a million hip and knee replacements are performed each year in the ...
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  • Health System Breast Patient Navigator Achieves National Designation

    Southeast Georgia Health System is proud to announce Donna Perkins, R.N., CBPN-IC, breast patient navigator for the Breast Care Center, recently received the prestigious designation of Certified Breast Patient Navigator from the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC). “Donna is committed to providing exceptional patient care in a compassionate manner,” says DelRia Baisden, vice ...
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  • Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary Names Linda McInerney Volunteer of the Quarter

    Linda McInerney was named Volunteer of the Quarter at the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary’s recent quarterly luncheon at the Laurel Island Links Clubhouse in Kingsland. A Health System volunteer since March 2009, she currently volunteers at the Guest Services Desk each Monday and also serves as treasurer for the Camden Auxiliary. Linda resides in Camden with her ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Stars In Their Own Pink Glove Dance Video to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

    More than 200 team members at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden campuses are starring in their own Pink Glove Dance video to promote breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video was submitted to a national competition to determine the best Pink Glove Dance video of 2012. The Southeast Georgia Health System video will be posted on www.pinkglovedance.com on Oct. 12. ...
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  • Health System Brunswick Auxiliary Names Ed Storch Volunteer of the Quarter

    Ed Storch was named the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary’s latest Volunteer of the Quarter during the group’s quarterly luncheon held in September on the Brunswick Campus. A member of the Auxiliary since 2006, Ed currently volunteers in the Cancer Care Center, and his wife, Jan, volunteers in the Health System’s Orthopaedic & Spine Center. Residents ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Patients Safe in Meningitis Scare

    Southeast Georgia Health System would like to calm any local concerns regarding the national reports about patients who may have received a steroid injection linked to an outbreak of a form of meningitis. Southeast Georgia Health System does not purchase steroid injections from the pharmaceutical company in question. Patients of the Health System and its related clinics and offices are safe. ...
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  • Improving Treatment Times for Heart Attack PatientsHealth System Purchases Communication System For Local EMS Providers

    On Monday, Aug. 20, Southeast Georgia Health System presented area EMS providers with CAREpoint workstations, a communication system that will save precious minutes in the treatment of heart attack patients and allow the Health System to activate a Code STEMI (heart attack) prior to the arrival of the patient, thereby reducing the time before treatment and minimizing damage to cardiac muscle. The ...
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  • Knowing Your Meds Can Save Your LifeHealth System Offers Free Brown Bag Medication Review

    any people don’t keep track of their medications as well as they should; so, if they become ill or need a medical/surgical procedure performed, they’re not in a good position to advise their physicians on what drugs they are taking. This can have severe, negative consequences. To help combat this problem, Southeast Georgia Health System invites the community to attend a Brown Bag ...
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  • Mother and Daughter Make Mammogram Screening a Family Affair

    Annual mammogram screenings may be important for the early detection of breast cancer, but some women still put off having one for a variety of reasons. That’s what 52-year-old Brunswick resident Cindy Supernaw did for years until her mother, 75-year-old Cynthia Shuman, also of Brunswick, came up with an idea. “Why don’t we do it together?” Cindy grew up in Brunswick, moved ...
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  • Health System Opens New Cardiac Cath Lab to Help Local Doctors

    Heart patients at Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus are experiencing safer, higher quality care with the opening of a new state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab, featuring a digital cardiovascular and interventional X-ray imaging system that helps physicians clearly see the blood vessels and anatomy of the heart, as well as blood vessels throughout the entire body. According ...
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  • New Physician Joins Internal Medicine Practice

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: March 21, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome internal medicine physician Sinnathurai Vasantha-Kumar, M.D., who goes by S. Vasantha-Kumar, M.D., to Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Internal Medicine, a strategic affiliate of the Health System. Kumar earned his medical degree from the University of Sri Lanka before receiving his Medical ...
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  • Glee Lambert Named Brunswick Campus Star of the Quarter

    Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that Glee Lambert, guest service representative, Senior Care Center-Brunswick, was recently named the Star of the Quarter. Each quarter, Health System team members nominate a fellow team member that he or she feels goes above and beyond expectations in meeting the Health System’s Service Excellence standards. “Glee is the thread ...
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  • Cynthia Horne Named Camden Campus Star of the Quarter

    Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that team member Cynthia Horne, R.N., Emergency Care Center-Camden, has been named the latest Camden Campus Star of the Quarter. Each quarter, Health System team members nominate fellow team members for their above and beyond performance that exceeds the Health System’s Service Excellence standards. “Cindy is the kind of nurse that ...
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  • Senior Care Center Hosts Own Version of Olympic Games

    A unique version of the Olympic Games took place last Friday, July 27, at Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick. Following the traditional passing of the torch and opening ceremony, Senior Care Center residents from the Brunswick and St. Marys campuses competed in balloon volleyball, indoor bowling, wheelchair races, shuffleboard and lawn dart games. A closing ceremony ...
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