Posts in April, 2017

  • Health System Auxiliaries Celebrate Volunteers, Name Volunteers of the Year

    April 26, 2017 – Ordinary people, extraordinary impact—volunteers as real life superheroes was the theme of the Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries’ National Volunteer Week celebration, held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center, to honor more than 300 volunteers from the Brunswick and Camden campuses as well as the Senior Care Centers in Brunswick and St. Marys. ...
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  • When to see the doctor: Beau Sasser, M.D. discusses shoulder aches and pains in Health Chat Webinar

    April 25, 2017— Do you have trouble brushing your hair, lifting a coffee pot or pouring yourself a cup because of shoulder pain? Have you stopped playing a favorite sport, such as tennis or golf? Beau Sasser, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, and Medical Director of Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine, presents ...
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  • Health System Receives Grant from Komen Coastal Georgia Affiliate for Seventh Year

    April 21, 2017 – Last month the Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen awarded a $50,000 grant to Southeast Georgia Health System for the Mammograms in Motion project, during its annual Grant Awards Luncheon. Led by the Health System, Mammograms in Motion is a collaboration with area physicians, community health centers and county health departments to provide breast health education ...
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  • Health System Welcomes Chief Medical Officer

    April 21, 2017– Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Robert J. Bernasek, M.D., MBA, as chief medical officer, serving as the primary liaison between the Health System’s medical staff and executive management team. A board-certified internal medicine and hematology physician, he will also oversee clinical operations to ensure the highest quality of care, patient safety ...
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  • WOW Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Mammograms

    April 20, 2017 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle. In March 2017, the Health System’s commitment to fighting breast cancer was recognized with a generous $50,000 grant from Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The grant ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Hospitals Generate More Than $592 Million for Local and State Economy

    April 20, 2017 - In 2015, Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals in Glynn and Camden counties generated more than $591,538,000 in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. The report also found that, during the same time period, Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals ...
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  • Student Athletic Trainer Camp Offers Teens Unique Learning Opportunity

    April 20, 2017 - Do you have a high-school student who loves sports, science and helping people? If so, they might enjoy attending the Student Athletic Trainer Camp, hosted by Southeast Georgia Health System. The Health System’s Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers will provide valuable hands-on training and education for students entering grades 9-12 during the sixth annual Student ...
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  • "Improving Quality of Life With Palliative Care" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn For Your Health Lecture

    April 19, 2017 – When faced with a serious illness or disease, getting the appropriate treatment is critical. Providing support for the stress an illness can cause as well as relief from the symptoms and pain is also essential to improving the quality of life for patients. If you or a loved one is facing a serious illness, you may benefit from palliative care. Palliative care focuses on ...
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  • Health System Auxiliaries Name Volunteers of the Quarter

    April 10, 2017 – Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries announced Volunteers of the Quarter at their respective quarterly luncheons in March. Diane Heinecke of Brunswick was named Volunteer of the Quarter by the Brunswick Campus Auxiliary on March 2, and Sharon Bowen of St. Marys was named Volunteer of the Quarter by the Camden Campus Auxiliary on March 27. Volunteering at the Health ...
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  • Who Needs Sleep?

    My hands are locked up tight in fists. My mind is racing filled with lists. Of things to do and things I’ve done another sleepless night’s begun. -Barenaked Ladies, Who needs sleep Fatigue makes cowards of us all. -Vince Lombardi On the wall in my office are all the certificates and degrees I have earned. I decided to put them up because they have followed me from house to house in the ...
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