Posts in June, 2016

  • Health System Auxiliaries Recognize Volunteers of the Quarter

    Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries recently announced Chris Harris as the Brunswick Campus Volunteer of the Quarter and Ellyn Koehler as the Camden Campus Volunteer of the Quarter during their respective quarterly luncheons. A member of the Auxiliary since 2007, a Brunswick resident Chris Harris volunteers in the Emergency Care Center (ECC) each week and throughout the year at fundraising ...
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  • Health System Team Member Receives Premier Credential

    Brendon Winstead, FACHE, manager of Laboratory Services at Southeast Georgia Health System recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “We are extremely proud of Brendon for earning this esteemed credential,” says Marjorie A. Mathieu, MBA, RPh, FACHE, vice president, Southeast ...
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  • Research Offers Hope for Damaged Knee Cartilage

    Imagine using your own cells to repair damaged knee cartilage. That is the goal of research being done by J. Melvin Deese, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System. Deese is one of the few surgeons selected to investigate the NOVOCART® 3D cellular implant system. He was chosen as ...
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  • Do I have to go to Physical Therapy?

    If you ask any of my patients, my friends and especially my wife and kids, they will all tell you I am a talker. I love to go through a diagnosis with a patient and make a game plan of how to attack the problem. So for me it becomes quite awkward, that pregnant pause in the conversation when I say, “So let’s get you in some therapy,” and all of a sudden I hear crickets. My ...
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  • Don't Wait On Wound Care

    When it comes to wound care, patience isn’t always a virtue. “One of the biggest challenges in healing wounds is people waiting too long to seek treatment,” says Meredith Reilly, director of the Southeast Georgia Health System Wound Care Center. The Health System operates the Center in conjunction with Healogics, the nation’s largest wound care provider. According to a ...
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  • Knowing Your Meds Can Save Your Life

    Health & Wellness Fair to include Brown Bag Medication Review Seventy percent of all Americans take one medication per day, and more than half take at least two. While medicines help us get well, improperly used, they can also make us sick. Experts report that the likelihood of medication errors occurring decreases substantially when patients are well informed about their medications. ...
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  • Camden Advisory Committee Welcomes Juliette "Judy" Smith-Burris as its Newest Member

    Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Juliette “Judy” Smith-Burris to the Camden Campus Advisory Committee. She replaces Steve E. Rawl, Sr. who recently retired from the Committee after serving for more than twenty years. Smith-Burris has worked as an equal employment opportunity (EEO) specialist with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center ...
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