Posts in April, 2019

  • Southeast Georgia Health System Hospitals Generate More Than $639 Million For Local and State Economy

    April 30, 2019 – In 2017, Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals in Glynn and Camden counties generated more than $639,491,000 in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. Southeast Georgia Health System had direct expenditures of more than $273,438,000 in ...
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  • Digital Mammograms Offered Close to Home With Mobile Health Vehicle

    April 25, 2019 – Time, transportation and expense are no longer obstacles to obtaining comprehensive breast care. The Southeast Georgia Health System custom designed Wellness on Wheels (WOW) , a completely self-contained mobile health vehicle that features the same advanced digital mammography equipment found at the Health System’s Breast Care Center, travels to rural locations in ...
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  • "Donate Life: Get the Facts about Organ Donation" Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn For Your Health Lecture

    April 22, 2019 – Every day, lives are saved and enhanced by someone’s decision to give the gift of life, sight and health. One organ and tissue donor can save up to eight lives and help more than 75 people. Choosing to be an organ and tissue donor is an important decision; however, anyone, regardless of age or medical history, can register to be a donor. April is Donate Life Month and ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Announces Sports Pre-Participation Evaluation Date for Student Athletes

    April 22, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System will hold a sports pre-participation evaluation clinic for rising 6th-12th grade student athletes for the upcoming academic year, on Tuesday, April 30, 4 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Brunswick High School Cafeteria, 3885 Altama Ave. Sports pre-participation evaluations will be completed by Southeast Georgia Health System physicians, nurse ...
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  • Juanelle Mann Places Fourth in Ms. Georgia Health Care Association Pageant

    April 18, 2019 – Juanelle Mann, reigning Miss Senior Care Center-St. Marys 2019, competed in the 2019 Ms. Georgia Health Care Association Pageant on April 6, 2019. The event was held at Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Of the 18 semi-finalists who competed, Mann earned fourth runner up. Prior to the on-stage portion of the pageant, each contestant was interviewed privately by a ...
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  • Health System Auxiliary Hosts Popular $5 Jewelry & Accessories Sale

    April 17, 2019–The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary will host its popular Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale fundraiser April 29-May 1, 2019. Just in time for Mother’s Day, this is also a great opportunity to purchase gifts for friends and family or to simply treat yourself! Everything sold at this event is at the incredible price of $5. The room will be full of new ...
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  • PET Scans

    Hello, I’m Dr. Kenyon Meadows, board-certified radiation oncologist with Southeast Georgia Health System Cancer Care Centers. When a patient first visits me, prior to scheduling treatment, one of the most useful tests I routinely order is called a PET scan. A PET scan is a type of diagnostic imaging study where a patient is injected with sugar that has low levels of radioactive activity ...
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  • Pet Therapy Volunteers Help Heal Patients' Mind, Body and Spirit

    April 10, 2019 - Sometimes a wagging tail is just what the doctor ordered. Just watch Buster, a chocolate lab, as he makes the rounds at the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus. Or ask James “Buddy” McGhin, Buster’s owner, who says, “I remember walking into a patient’s room with Buster. Suddenly, this patient who wasn’t cooperating with nurses began ...
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  • Volunteers Are An Essential Piece of the Puzzle

    April 10, 2019 – Puzzle pieces are a mix of shapes and sizes, but when placed together, the pieces fit beautifully to form a whole picture. The same is true with patient care. Many individuals, with a variety of skills, knowledge and talents, work together to provide patients with the highest quality of health care, comfort and hospitality. On Monday, April 8, 2019, Southeast Georgia Health ...
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  • Innovative LINX Procedure Helps Improve Quality of Life For GERD Sufferers

    April 5, 2019 – Imagine getting rid of your acid reflux, protecting your health and improving your quality of life in just one hour. That’s the premise behind LINX® Reflux Management System, a laparoscopic procedure that eliminates the symptoms caused by Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). In December 2018, board-certified surgeons Vincent K. Arlauskas, M.D. and J. William ...
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  • Athletic Trainer Camp Offered to High School Students Interested in Sports Medicine Careers

    April 5, 2019 - High school students who love sports and medicine, and want to learn about career opportunities that involve both, are encouraged to attend the Student Athletic Trainer Camp hosted by Southeast Georgia Health System this summer. During the three-day comprehensive camp, the Health System’s Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers introduce students entering grades 9-12 to ...
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  • Now What Am I Gonna Do With All This Extra Time?

    “I’m in a hurry to get things done. Oh, I rush and rush until life’s no fun. All I gotta do is live and die, but I’m in a hurry and don’t know why.” ~ Alabama “Gov-mint do take a bite, don’t she.” ~Payroll Employee in Raising Arizona I’m halfway through Lent, and I can honestly say I’ve been a good boy. I haven’t stared at a ...
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  • Coastal Community Health and Southeast Georgia Health System Collaborate To Enhance Access To Healthcare Services For Uninsured Patients

    April 3, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System has always provided health care services for all people, regardless of their ability to pay. As such, in alignment with its mission, in 2011 the Health System assumed responsibility for Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP). CMAP was originally formed in 1999 by Henri C. Woodman, county commissioner and local philanthropist, when there was no ...
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  • Donate Life: Southeast Georgia Health System Encourages Community to Register to Save Lives

    April. 1, 2019 – Did you know that one organ and tissue donor can save or enhance the lives of up to 75 people? More than 113,000 people in the United States await the gift of life through organ donation, and over 5,200 of those people are our friends and neighbors in Georgia. April is Donate Life Month, the month long celebration that commemorates those who have received or continue to wait ...
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