Posts in 2019

  • Information Systems Team Continues Tradition of "First 48 Hours" Donation to Hope 1312 Collective

    Dec. 30, 2019 – 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 62 “First 48 Hours” bags to Hope 1312 Collective, previously known as Foster Hope before consolidating with ...
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  • Sensory-friendly Santa Visits Children at Southeast Georgia Health System

    Dec. 27, 2019 – Just a few days before his busiest night of the year, Santa made time to visit with special needs children on the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus. The free sensory-friendly Santa event was designed for children who may not be comfortable in environments with bright lights, loud noises and long lines. “Events such as visits with Santa can be stressful ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Receives Top Performer Award for Diabetes Management Collaborative Initiative

    December 27, 2019 - Vizient Southern States recently presented the First Place Top Performer Award to Southeast Georgia Health System during its Diabetes Management Collaborative of the Year Celebration Meeting. The first-place award was presented to the Health System’s diabetes education and disease management team for their success with diabetes prevention initiatives. According to ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System CEO Participates In Rose Dedication For 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade Float

    December 26, 2019 – When you’re living with a life-threatening health condition and in need of an organ transplant, an organ donor can be a shining light in the darkness. That’s why Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to partner with LifeLink® of Georgia to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. On January 1, 2020, the ...
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  • Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Digital Mammograms

    Dec. 20, 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 digital mammography, travels to rural locations in Brantley, Camden, Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties to offer breast imaging services. ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Celebrates Delivery of Two Sets of Twins on National Twin Day

    Dec. 20, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System patient care teams recently experienced double vision when two sets of twins were born at the Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center on National Twin Day, December 18. Jerry Jr. and Crista Rowe welcomed twin girls, Hensley Brooke, 6 pounds, 18 inches and Morgan Grace, 5 pounds 1 ounce, 18 inches at 12:31 p.m. Erin and Brittni Vaughn ...
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  • Lights of Courage Tree Lighting Ceremony Held at Nunnally House

    Dec. 18, 2019 –Lights of Courage is the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation ’s newest fundraising event. And while it’s not the largest fundraiser, it serves as a time of reflection and remembrance for family and friends during the holiday season. “Often times, working in health care provides us the clarity to witness courage in the midst of enormous discomfort, ...
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  • Bariatric Successes Celebrated During Southeast Georgia Health System Evening of Empowerment

    December 17, 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System recently recognized bariatric surgery patients’ weight loss and health victories during its second annual Evening of Empowerment, a celebration attended by patients who've had bariatric surgery, their guests, and the Bariatric Program team. “Obesity can hold people back from living the life they want, but we’re here to ...
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  • Pediatrician Neil Goodman, M.D and Debbie Zito, PA Relocate to Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics' St. Simons Office

    Dec. 16, 2019 –Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce that pediatrician Neil Goodman, M.D., FAAP, FACPE and Deborah L. Zito, PA-C, IBCLC have relocated to St. Simons Island. As of Tuesday, Dec. 10, they joined their practice with pediatricians Melinda Peterlin, M.D., FAAP and Melissa Wood-Katz, M.D., FAAP at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics. “We are ...
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  • 'Tis the Season to Give Thanks

    Too many people who I run into grimace when I mention the holidays. My lack of blogging is a direct result of the holiday season. In the words of Willy Wonka, “So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it.” Our to-do list is already long, our Christmas list makes it longer and our time frame is finite. So in this time of pressured holiday joviality, jib-jab ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Announces Lomis Appointment to Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. Board

    Dec. 11, 2019 –Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jim) B. Lomis to the Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. board of directors, effective November 2019. He replaces Gary Willis, who recently retired from the Camden Advisory Committee and the Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. board. “We welcome Jim and look forward to his perspective ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Nursing Leadership Plays Secret Santa for Local Families

    Dec. 10, 2019 – Giving presents are a Christmas tradition that many people choose to observe. This year, in lieu of exchanging holiday gifts with one another, the Southeast Georgia Health System nursing leadership team choose to adopt two families from Glynn Community Crisis Center. “After hearing that many families still needed to be sponsored, I brought the idea back to our nursing ...
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  • Summit Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery Collecting Gently Worn Shoes to Help Soles4Souls Fight Global Poverty

    December 4, 2019 – One person’s unwanted shoes can help provide meaningful opportunities that many in developing nations need, which is why Jake J. Porter III, M.D., MPH, Summit Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, has launched a shoe drive to collect pairs of new or gently worn shoes. The shoes will be delivered to Soles4Souls–a non-profit social enterprise that creates ...
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  • Ready, Set, Register! 2020 Bridge Run Registration is Now Open

    December 3, 2020—Registration for the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation 2020 Bridge Run has opened! If you love pushing your physical fitness to new heights, you will not want to miss this challenging annual winter tradition, which benefits the Health System cancer and cardiac care programs. Unique among bridge runs, the event takes place entirely on the 7,780-foot long Sidney ...
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  • Family in the Pharmacy

    Laura Limburg, Pharm D, BCPS, clinical coordinator, Pharmacy What influenced your decision to choose a career in health care? I started out in engineering but didn’t love it, then I took biochemistry and immunology courses which I really liked. I grew up with a close friend whose dad was a pharmacist, and every time I was sick, my mom would show me the bacteria or virus making me ill! So I ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Volunteer Services Host Sterling Silver Jewelry Sale

    Dec. 2, 2019–Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Volunteer Services will host a Sterling Silver Trunk Show on December 18-20, 2019. Engravable sterling silver jewelry will be featured, with on-site engraving available. Items include pendants, bracelets, necklaces, crystal pendants, medical identification bracelets and much more. There is no cost to attend and the ...
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  • da Vinci Bariatric Surgery Becomes Starting Point For Patient's Lifesaving Journey

    Nov. 26, 2019—Brenda Thompson has experienced her share of health problems, including cancer and knee pain. One of her greatest challenges, however, was maintaining a healthy weight. “I’d been overweight all my life. I’d lose a couple pounds and gain back five. Nothing seemed to work,” she recalls. She isn’t alone in her struggle; more than 93 million U.S. ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Announces Lights of Courage Tree-Lighting Ceremony

    Nov. 21, 2019 – The holiday season is a time of tradition, hope and joy, usually celebrated with family and friends. Inevitably, holidays also turn our thoughts to loved ones who are no longer with us but whose memory burns brightly in our hearts. To help families and friends cope with the holiday season, Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation will hold its inaugural Lights of Courage ...
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  • Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Digital Mammograms

    Nov. 20, 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 digital mammography, travels to rural locations in Brantley, Camden, Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties to offer breast imaging services. ...
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  • Sensory Santa Is Coming To Town

    Nov. 19, 2019 - A typical visit with Santa is often accompanied with bright lights, loud noises and long waits in a crowded store or mall. For children with sensory sensitivities, including those on the autism spectrum, the experience can be anything but jolly. This year, Southeast Georgia Health System is offering children with special needs an opportunity to visit with Santa in an environment ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Now Provides Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exams and Softer Mammograms

    Nov. 15, 2019—The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that early detection of breast cancer greatly increases a woman’s chances for survival, and the best opportunity to discover cancer early is to have an annual mammogram. Southeast Georgia Health System is committed to providing the communities it serves with the highest possible standard of care using advanced technology. In ...
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  • Health System Couple Embrace Better Health After Bariatric Surgery

    Nov. 18, 2019—Most couples find it hard enough to schedule date night let alone life-changing surgery. However, when you’re as passionate about your health as Kingsland, Georgia, couple Mandi and Stephen Taylor, you make finding time a priority. For several years, the Taylors had struggled with their weight and associated health issues: pre-diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and high ...
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  • Surrounded By Good People and Living in Paradise

    Mitchell Sandifer, R.N., BSN, house manager What influenced your decision to choose nursing as a career? I originally wanted to be a fireman. I completed the standard Firefighter I and II courses and attained the training of a first responder before I was of age for certification. After high school graduation, my mother convinced me to consider nursing, with the promise of support for future fire ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Department of Pathlology Chief Patrick Godbey, M.D., Elected as 36th President of the College of American Pathologists

    Nov. 11, 2019 – Patrick Godbey, M.D., FCAP, laboratory director and Chief, Department of Pathology-Brunswick Campus, Southeast Georgia Health System, was recently elected as the 36th president of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Godbey was sworn into office at a ceremony during the annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, CAP ’18 – The Pathologists’ Meeting™. He ...
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  • Leap For The Kids To Make Life Better for Our Community's Hospitalized Children

    Nov. 12, 2019 – AJ Donohue would be proud. His name is now connected with a fundraising campaign to renovate the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus pediatric inpatient unit. In partnership with the Health System Foundation, the AJ Donohue Foundation is launching the “Leap For The Kids” fundraising campaign and will match every dollar donated, up to $100,000. If you ...
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