Posts in August, 2022

  • Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Digital Mammograms

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Wellness on Wheels (WOW) is custom designed to make breast health care services conveniently accessible for all women in southeast Georgia. It is a completely self-contained mobile health vehicle that features digital mammography and travels to rural locations in Brantley, Camden, Glynn, Long and McIntosh counties to offer breast imaging services. The screening ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Selected to Participate in Groundbreaking Sepsis Study

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus has been chosen as the only site in the southeastern U.S. to participate in the PURIFY-RCT study. The study will evaluate using the Seraph 100 Microbind Affinity Blood Filter to treat patients with bacteria in their bloodstream or who have developed septic shock. The Health System was chosen to participate in the multicenter study because it ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Welcomes Married Doctors to the Southeast Georgia Physician Associates Team

    Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome obstetrician and gynecologist (OB/GYN) Trace Deighan, MD, and his wife, general surgeon Diana Peterman, MD, to the Southeast Georgia Physician Associates team. In 2015, Deighan and Peterman met in Augusta at the Medical College of Georgia. The two began spending time together during their medical school rotations in Savannah and at the Health ...
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  • Is Your Family Up to Date on Vaccinations?

    No two days or patients are ever alike when you’re a primary care physician. John M. Blumer, M.D. , board-certified in family medicine, sees this in his practice at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Primary Care in Brunswick. Some of his patients follow recommended immunization guidelines for themselves and their children. Others procrastinate; some remain unvaccinated. To recognize ...
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  • ARTrageous Bras Inspire Creativity and Raise Awareness

    The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation invites the community to participate in ARTrageous Bras, an annual fundraiser that inspires creativity, increases breast cancer awareness and raises funds to provide uninsured patients with breast cancer screenings and cancer care Registrations and sponsorship opportunities for ARTrageous are available now on the Foundation’s website at ...
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  • Community Health & Wellness Fair Offers Free Health Screenings and Information

    The health care professionals at Southeast Georgia Health System believe it is never too late to learn how to achieve a healthier lifestyle--and their free Community Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 17, is the place to start. In addition to free and low-cost health screenings, Health System providers and community health care professionals will be on site to provide information on ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Goes "Transparent" With Physician Star Ratings & Reviews

    August 15, 2022 – Southeast Georgia Health System measures the quality of patients’ hospital visits and physician practice experiences through nationally standardized surveys. In an effort to give the community unbiased insight into patient experiences, the Health System is now displaying patient survey responses as star ratings and anonymous reviews on its Find a Provider directory ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System's Better Breathers Club August Meeting Focuses on Smoking Cessation

    Southeast Georgia Health System, in partnership with the American Lung Association of Georgia, will host its monthly Better Breathers Club meeting on Thursday, Aug. 18, 4-5 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Health System’s Cardiac Rehabilitation education room and will focus on smoking cessation. The Better Breathers Club is a support group for patients with chronic lung conditions, ...
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  • A Knock out of the Park with Reverse Shoulder Replacement

    For decades, retired nurse Lynn Rhyne enthusiastically delivered on the demands of providing excellent patient care. The seventy-two-year-old has enjoyed a satisfying career in nursing that spans 50 years. Throughout her career, she spent 27 years being a nurse educator, including her current role as a continuing education consultant for the Georgia Nurses Association. Despite practicing proper ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Hosts Camden Blood Drive

    Southeast Georgia Health System is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at the Health System’s Camden Campus located at 2000 Dan Proctor Drive. The drive will be held in the mobile unit from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. All donors will receive a $20 eGift Card and an Oneblood gift. Additionally, a wellness check-up will be provided that includes blood pressure, cholesterol and iron count ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Volunteer Services Hosts Popular $5 Jewelry and Accessory Sales

    Back by popular demand, the Southeast Georgia Health System $5 Jewelry and Accessory Sale fundraiser is a great opportunity to purchase gifts for teachers, friends and family or to simply treat yourself while supporting a great cause. The $5 Sale is hosted in partnership with the Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Volunteer Services and Masquerade Fundraising. Everything sold at this event ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Offers New Innovative Technology for Heart Disease

    Cardiologists at Southeast Georgia Health System recently began offering a new treatment option for patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease. The innovative technology is a novel application of lithotripsy, an approach that uses sonic pressure waves, also known as shockwave energy. “Sonic pressure waves have been used for decades to safely break up kidney stones and, in 2021, ...
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