Posts in February, 2016

  • "Demystifying Colon Cancer" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn For Your Health Lecture

    What is colon cancer? What are the risk factors that increase the probability of colon cancer? What are the screening options for colon cancer? According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. You can take steps to reduce your risk of colon cancer by making changes in your everyday ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Receives Statewide Patient Safety Award for Infection Reduction

    The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented its prestigious Quality and Patient Safety Award to Southeast Georgia Health System for its project that reduced catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). The project, titled “Why the Foley? Targeting Urinary Catheter Utilization and Maintenance in the Journey to Decrease Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Offering Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for Total Hip Replacement

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus is the first hospital in the Southeast Georgia region to offer Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, the latest innovation in total hip replacement surgery. Denny A. Carter, M.D. became the first orthopaedic surgeon on the Brunswick Campus to use the highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system when performing a total hip ...
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  • Continuing Education Breastfeeding Seminar

    Southeast Georgia Health System will host a continuing education seminar for nursing professionals, “Breastfeeding: The Gift for Life”, on Friday, April 22, 2016. The event takes place 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at the Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center on the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. The all-day conference fee is $75 and includes conference materials and lunch. ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System - Camden Campus Wins Statewide Patient Safety Award for Improved Emergency Department Patient Care

    The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented its prestigious Quality and Patient Safety Award to the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus for its project that reduced emergency department wait times. The project, titled “From 0-75: Racing to Decrease Emergency Department Throughput,” was awarded third place in the Hospitals with Less than 100 Beds category. ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System to Celebrate Black History Month With A Musical Revue to Unsung Heroes in Spirituals, Jazz and Blues

    In celebration of Black History Month, Southeast Georgia Health System will host two performances by A Project for Cultural Affairs featuring Frazier Music Entertainment, a group comprised of professional artists schooled in African art forms. The Tribute to Greatness, A Musical Revue to Unsung Heroes in Spirituals, Jazz and Blues performances are free and open to the community. The first ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Supports National Wear Red Day

    In recent years, significant progress has been made in increasing awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Unfortunately, many women still fail to make the connection between heart disease risk factors and their personal risk of developing the disease. To help increase awareness of this health risk, the Southeast Georgia Health System Cardiopulmonary ...
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