Posts in 2018

  • Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Mammograms in January

    December 28, 2018 – 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 early 2018, 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 ...
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  • Health System Welcomes Lauren Goss Whitley, M.D., To Glynn Family Medicine Center

    Dec. 19, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome board-certified family medicine physician Lauren Goss Whitley, M.D. , to Glynn Family Medicine Center and the Brunswick Campus medical staff. Whitley earned her medical degree at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, and she completed her residency at Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, ...
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  • Hey Doc, can I ask you a few questions?

    “Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.” ~Idowu Koyenikan, “Be prepared.” ~Boy Scout Motto Every time I get to this time of the year, I always wish for another month, even a half month, between November and December. We could name it “Its-coming-soon-ember,” or “You-better-hustle-now-uary.” December is always a rushed month ...
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  • Information Systems' Team Continues Tradition of "First 48 Hours" Donation to Foster Hope

    Dec. 18, 2018 – Each year, in lieu of exchanging holiday gifts with one another, the Southeast Georgia Health System Information Systems (IS) department chooses a local organization or charity to support. This year they chose to continue the tradition with a donation of 55 “First 48 Hours” bags to Foster Hope, an organization aimed at equipping Glynn County foster children with ...
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  • Key Club Donates Teddy Bears to Health System Pediatric Patients

    Dec. 18, 2018 – Brunswick High School’s Key Club exemplified its mission of a student-led organization by offering members an opportunity to collect and donate teddy bears to Southeast Georgia Health System for pediatric patients. On Friday, Dec. 7, representatives from the Key Club presented several boxes of bears to Anna Fowler, M.S., CCLS, Certified Child Life Specialist, Southeast ...
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  • Health System Announces Leadership Promotion

    December 11, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the promotion of Christy D. Jordan, vice president, general counsel/government relations, to chief operating officer and general counsel. In addition to retaining responsibilities as general counsel for the Health System’s management team and boards, Jordan will provide leadership in the implementation of the ...
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  • NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING of the Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority and the Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. Board of Directors

    December 13, 2018 - The Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority will hold a called meeting on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 beginning at 12 noon in the Executive board room of the Southeast Georgia Health System’s Brunswick Campus to ratify the FY 2019 Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments and approve the nominations for the unexpired term of Joanne Matukaitis, County Appointee, who ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Achieves Own the Bone Star Performer Recognition For Fifth Year

    November, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System has been recognized as a 2019 Own the Bone Star Performer for achieving an exceptional compliance rate on 10 prevention measures in the American Orthopaedic Association’s® Own the Bone Program. This is the fifth consecutive year the Health System has achieved this status. Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic ...
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  • Health System Hosts Palliative Care Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House

    Nov. 23, 2018 – On Thursday, Nov. 1, Southeast Georgia Health System, in conjunction with the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for its new Palliative Care Center office. In addition to tours, the event offered an opportunity for attendees to meet the Palliative Care Center’s physician and staff, as well as learn about the services ...
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  • Auxiliaries Host Poinsettia & Peppermint Divinity Sale

    Nov. 21, 2018– Just in time for the holiday season, the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host poinsettia and peppermint divinity sales November 27 through mid-December. A poinsettia and an 11oz. holiday gift box of peppermint divinity can be purchased for $20. If purchased separately, poinsettias are $6 each and the peppermint divinity is $16. Both ...
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  • Flatlander's Guide to Falling Down a Mountain: Seven Exercises to Prepare for Ski Season

    “Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking trees down with your face.” ~Dave Barry Old Jumper : “Der Englaender wird sterben.” Subtitle : “The Englishman will die.” ~Eddie the Eagle Okay, I think I have everything for my ski trip next month. Let’s go through the list to see if I forgot anything. First, the usual suspects: boots, socks, gloves, skivvies, ...
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  • Health System Auxiliaries Host Popular $5 Jewelry and Accessory Sales

    Nov. 13, 2018–Mark your calendars for the ever-popular Southeast Georgia Health System $5 Jewelry and Accessory Sale fundraiser! Hosted in partnership with the Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries and Masquerade Fundraising. Everything sold at this event is at the incredible price of $5, and the room will be full of new merchandise! Items include jewelry, watches, scarves, ...
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  • Senior Care Center-Brunswick Honors Veterans

    Nov. 9, 2018 - On Friday, Nov. 9, Southeast Georgia Health System team members partnered with Heartland Hospice to honor residents of the Senior Care Center-Brunswick for their military service. Staff from Heartland Hospice honored the veterans with a certificate of appreciation and a pin. Each veteran received warm applause from fellow residents, team members and volunteers. Family members and ...
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  • WOW Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Mammograms

    November 2, 2018 – 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 2018, 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 ...
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  • Nurse Practitioner Hiller Joins Woodbine Practice

    November 1, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Nicole Hiller, FNP-C to Southeast Georgia Physician Associates Primary Care in Woodbine. Along with Kim Baird, FNP-C, Hiller offers primary care services including wellness care and physicals, minor illness and injury care, immunizations, preventive care, and management of diseases such as asthma, diabetes, gout, and ...
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  • Free Yoga Classes Begin November 6

    October 30, 2018 – Beginning November 6, Southeast Georgia Health System will host free gentle yoga classes every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Kemble Conference Room, 3011 Kemble Avenue, adjacent to the Brunswick Campus. The classes are open to those in cancer treatment or recovery and their caregivers. Classes will be led by local yoga instructors who trained with the Christina Phipps ...
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  • What's the Rush?

    “I’m a Hare, I’m a runner, I’m as fast as I can be. I speed and spurt and whisk along as anyone can see. I burn out peelin’ wheelies. Even radar can’t catch me.” ~Tortoise and the Hare, 5th grade play St. Simons Elementary (1981) My son has one of those Harry Potter wands from Universal Studios. I think we stood in line for at least 24 hour to obtain that ...
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  • Georgia Taxpayers Can Redirect Tax Liabilities To Benefit Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus

    October 25, 2018—The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus will be eligible to receive funds through the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit program in 2019. The Georgia General Assembly enacted the program to encourage taxpayers throughout Georgia to learn more about the challenges rural hospitals face and to provide an incentive for those taxpayers who wish to redirect their Georgia ...
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  • Health System Auxiliaries Host Annual Gift Shop Holiday Open House

    Oct. 25, 2018 – With the holiday season approaching, the Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries are pleased to announce their annual Gift Shop Holiday Open House, offering special sales and promotions, including free gift wrapping, on the Brunswick and Camden campuses. The Holiday Open House will feature a wide selection of gifts with something for everyone, ranging from books, jewelry, ...
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  • "How to Treat and Prevent Chronic Heel Pain" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn For Your Health Lecture

    October 24, 2018 – Are you suffering from chronic heel pain? Do you know that the heel bone, also known as the calcaneus, is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot? Gradually, repetitive stress on the foot may injure muscles, ligaments and/or bones in the heel area, causing pain; however, heel pain can also be a result of another foot condition. On Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12:30-1:30 p.m., ...
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  • Getting Screened for Prostate Cancer Can Save Your Life

    October 24, 2018 –According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. And while it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men, in most cases prostate cancer does not show any symptoms until it is in the advanced stages. That’s why it’s so important to get tested according to the recommended guidelines. For ...
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  • Apollo Mobile Learning Center Visits Southeast Georgia Health System

    Oct. 19, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System understands the importance of ongoing training for its team members in order to keep pace with the evolving field of medicine. On October 1, physicians and operating room team members had the unique opportunity to practice using the OverStitch™ Endoscopic Suturing System thanks to a visit from the Apollo Mobile Learning Center. Erica ...
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  • Auxiliaries Announce Crandall and Burkman Volunteers of the Quarter

    October 18, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries recently announced Patti Crandall as the Brunswick Campus Volunteer of the Quarter and Tyler Burkman as the Camden Campus Volunteer of the Quarter during their respective quarterly luncheons. For the past 18 years, Patti Crandall has volunteered in the Gift Shop. “I’ve watched it grow from a small shop into a shopping ...
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  • Health System's Physician Practices Now Offer Online Appointment Scheduling Option

    October 18, 2018 – Need to schedule an appointment? Good news! Patients of Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Primary Care now have the option to schedule appointments online through the Southeast Georgia Health System patient portal. “We are very happy to offer this additional feature,” says Adam Brown, director, Physician ...
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  • Sorority Donates Books to Southeast Georgia Health System Maternity Care Center

    October 17, 2018 – Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. Every October, in recognition of the sorority’s founding month, the members conduct an annual service project. This year, the sorority purchased and donated 100 brand new books to the Southeast Georgia Health System ...
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