Posts in May, 2019

  • Digital Mammograms Offered Close to Home With Mobile Health Vehicle

    May 28, 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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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Welcomes Kirkman as New Camden Advisory Committee Member

    May 20, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome Joyce C. Kirkman, R.N., MSN as its newest Camden Advisory Committee member. Kirkman succeeds Mark Kevan, who served on the Advisory Committee since May 2004. With her experience as a critical care nurse and nursing director at several large medical centers, Kirkman brings a unique perspective to her role with the Advisory ...
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  • How Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Your Health Topic of Upcoming Lunch and Learn

    May 17, 2019 – Most people know that being overweight can make you more likely to develop health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. But being overweight can contribute to a variety of other health problems you may not know about, including increased risk for gallstones, osteoarthritis and even some forms of cancer. For people who struggle with losing weight ...
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  • Health System Auxiliary to Host Sterling Silver & Fashion Jewelry Trunk Show

    May 17, 2019 – It’s time to get connected with this summer’s trendiest jewelry! The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary will host a “Your Silver Connection” sterling silver and fashion jewelry trunk show June 11-12, 2019. The event is open to the public and will include a 20 percent discount on all trunk show merchandise and a chance to register ...
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  • Be Safe Around the Watering Hole

    “High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water.” ~Mark Twain Childhood memories are often murky. Do I remember the event? Did someone tell me about that moment? Was I really there, or did I only hear someone else’s story and integrate it into my past? To this day, my mother and I still debate about salmon croquettes. She swears that when I ...
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  • Using My Skills to Contribute to Patient Care

    Jennifer Watkins I enjoy working at Southeast Georgia Health System because the people who work here are amazing. They care about our patients and each other. The direction from our leadership is to do the right thing for our patients, and I feel fortunate to work for a company that focuses on that more than anything else. My drive to help others influenced my decision to choose a career in health ...
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  • Shining Examples of Service

    Our team members celebrating milestone anniversaries this year have given so much of themselves to their patients and to their community. Southeast Georgia Health System is honored to recognize their service and their commitment to excellence in health care.
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  • Playing a Big Role in Patient Care

    Ann Johnson, M.T. I enjoy working at Southeast Georgia Health System because we have a state-of-the-art facility, a great benefits package and compassionate team members. Pretty much “working together” works for me. I have been with the Health System for 38 years. My family influenced my decision to choose a career in health care. Both of my godparents are physicians, and my mother was ...
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  • Finding My Work Family

    Emily Russell, R.N., IBCLC The day in nursing school when I witnessed my first birth was the day I knew that I was home, that I'd found what I wanted to do for my job: I wanted to help women in labor and support them in delivering their babies. I started working for Southeast Georgia Health System in labor and delivery on the Camden Campus as soon as I finished nursing school, and I was so ...
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  • Care and Compassion Come First

    Debra Harrison I started working in admissions many moons ago, then transferred to the sleep lab which consisted of a much smaller group of people. We became very close. One of the gentlemen I worked with had no family. As our friendship grew, I became his emergency contact, and at the end of things, his caregiver. I was there when he passed and was able to lead him to the Lord the day before he ...
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  • Order of the Eastern Star Donates Stuffed Bunnies to Southeast Georgia Health System Pediatric Patients

    May 9, 2019 – A peep chick and a bunny are the best of Easter friends. And a child’s stuffed animal is more than just a toy — it signifies love that can help create lifelong memories. The members of the Order of the Eastern Star District 7 are dedicated women and men who sincerely reflect the spirit of fraternal love and the desire to work together for good. Members of District 7 ...
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  • It's What's in Your Heart

    Vivian L. Allen, APRN-BC Why do I like working at Southeast Georgia Health System? I have been here over 20 years – first as a bedside nurse in MICU, then Maternity and now as a nurse practitioner. There is a sense of family here. My twins were raised here and most know them on sight. It’s not a come and do your job and leave kind of place. Most of the team member enjoy working and ...
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  • Jake J. Porter III, M.D., MPH, Discusses Ankle Injuries in Health Chat Webinar

    May 7, 2019— Dozens of different foot and ankle injuries can occur during athletic activities, but not all ankle injuries are created equally. Jake J. Porter III, M.D., MPH, fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, presents “Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries” for this month’s Health Chat Webinar. Watch Webinar ...
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  • Cancer Staging

    Hello, I’m Dr. Kenyon Meadows, board-certified radiation oncologist with Southeast Georgia Health System Cancer Care Centers. Let’s take a couple of minutes to talk about cancer staging. Staging is the process by which your doctors determine how much cancer you have in your body and exactly where it is located. It almost always involves a biopsy, taking a sample of a suspicious area. ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Wound Care Center Recognized with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

    May 2, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System Wound Care Center physician, clinicians and staff recently gathered to celebrate receiving the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award for a second year in a row. The Wound Care Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for ...
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  • Auxiliary Hosts Masquerade $5 Jewelry & Accessories Fundraiser

    May 2, 2019–The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary will host a Masquerade $5 Jewelry & Accessories fundraiser May 20-21, 2019. Everything is only $5! Items include jewelry, watches, scarves, handbags, purses, wallets and a vast array of other accessories and seasonal items. The two-day sale will take place Monday, May 20, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 21, 7 a.m.-2 ...
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