Posts in August, 2015

  • Medical Explorer Program Offers Teens View of Health Care Career Opportunities

    August 31, 2015 – The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden campuses are launching their ninth year of support for Medical Explorer Post. The program is operated in partnership with the Coastal Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America and provides high school students with a unique opportunity to explore health care careers. The program is invaluable for young people who ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. Board of Directors Appoints Michael D. Scherneck as President and Chief Executive Officer

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia: August 27, 2015 – Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. Board of Directors announced yesterday its appointment of Michael D. Scherneck as the new permanent president and chief executive officer (CEO). “We are fortunate to be able to name Michael Scherneck as the president and CEO given his demonstrated track record of success within the Health System,” ...
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  • Health System Auxiliaries Announce $5 Jewelry Sale

    Feb. 26, 2015– The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host a $5 jewelry sale featuring a wide selection of fashion rings, necklaces, handbags, scarves, accessories and much, much more. The jewelry sale will take place on the Camden Campus on Monday, April 6, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Tuesday, April 7, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., in the Cafeteria ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology Opens Office in St. Marys

    August 25, 2015 -- Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, announces the opening of an additional office in St. Marys to serve Camden County residents. Matthew D. Katz, M.D. and Rudolf G. Nunnemann, M.D., Ph.D. now offer appointments at their new location at the Health System’s Camden Campus medical pavilion building. The ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System to Offer Community Health and Wellness Fair

    Aug 25, 2015 – Southeast Georgia Health System will host its annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camden County Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive in Kingsland. The health fair will include many different educational opportunities and health screenings for the entire family, as well as community vendors and children’s ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Initiative Promotes Breastfeeding and Mother-Baby Bonds

    August 18, 2015–Experts agree breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for babies to develop, grow, and stay healthy. Yet some new mothers need a little extra help understanding the benefits of breastfeeding and learning how to nurse their baby effectively. Southeast Georgia Health System is proud to be part of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative led by the World Health Organization ...
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  • "Balance Assessments and Blood Pressure Screenings" Topic for Free "Sports Smart" Series

    August 18, 2015 – How is your balance? Why is it important to have good balance? Are there ways to improve balance? Having good balance indicates you are able to control and maintain your body's position, whether you are moving or are stationary. Good balance is essential to help you get around, remain independent, and perform daily activities. On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Dan Welch, ATC, ...
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  • Patriot Award Presented to Health System Team Members

    August 18, 2015 – Southeast Georgia Health System team members Paul Trumbull, P.T., MBA, director, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Services, and Wendy Alberson, P.T., manager, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, were presented with the Patriot Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve on Monday, June 29. Trumbull and Alberson were nominated for the award by Erica Jackson, ...
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  • Health System Senior Care Centers Achieve Deficiency-Free Surveys

    August 17, 2015 –Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick and Senior Care Center-St. Marys successfully completed their annual Georgia Department of Community Health Long-Term Care surveys in July. The inspections found each facility to be deficiency-free. “This is an amazing achievement,” said Patrick D. Ebri, Ph.D., FACHE, vice president, Human Resources. ...
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  • Abraham Cheong, M.D. Appointed to Commission on Cancer Position

    August 17, 2015 – Abraham Cheong, M.D., of Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Hematology & Oncology, has received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Southeast Georgia Health System. Cancer Liaison Physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). A board certified ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Announces Resignation of President & CEO Gary R. Colberg, FACHE

    August 11, 2015 – After 14 years of service, Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, has announced his decision to resign as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Southeast Georgia Health System. “It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to tender my resignation,” said Colberg. “As I reflect on my tenure at Southeast Georgia Health System, I believe that the entire management ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Recognized as Top 10 Best Value Hospital

    August 7, 2015—Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus has been recognized as a Georgia Top 10 Best Value Hospital by Verras Healthcare International, LLC. The Best Value Hospital recognition was determined using the Verras’ patented Medical Value Index (MVI), a data tool developed by William C. Mohlenbrock MD, FACS, founder and chief medical officer, to identify best value ...
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  • ARTrageous Bras Inspire Creativity and Raise Awareness

    August 4, 2015— The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation invites the community to participate in the ARTrageous Bras fundraiser by decorating a bra to benefit the Health System cancer care programs. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the ARTrageous Braswill be on display during the month of October on the Brunswick and Camden campuses. The public is invited to visit the ...
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