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Archbold Encourages Men's Health Awareness

Archbold Encourages Men's Health Awareness Men’s Health Week is recognized each year in June during the week leading up to Father's Day. The purpose of the week is heighten awareness of preventable health problems commonly diagnosed in men, and to encourage men to see a doctor for routine screenings that can help detect diseases early. “Men are at an increased risk of multiple disease processes that can affect their quality of life and shorten their life expectancy if not...



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Grady General Recognizes Men’s Health Month

June of each year is recognized nationally as Men’s Health Month. It's intent is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems commonly diagnosed in men, and to encourage men to see a doctor for routine screenings that can help detect diseases early. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), men die five years sooner than women. While no single factor is the cause, heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes consistently are atop the list. “Pay attention to...



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Marketing Communications Named Live Better Partner

Marketing Communications Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of citizens in Thomas County, recently formed another local partnership with a business committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Marketing Communications is the most recent organization to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle, Marketing...



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Debra Sellers and Annie McNeil the 2018 Employees of the Year, respectively. Sellers has worked in the Archbold system for 18 years, and has worked at MCH for the last nine years. “Debra is loved by everyone at MCH because of her can-do attitude,” said Carla Beasley, Director of Nursing at Mitchell County Hospital. “Debra is always willing to help anyone who needs her, and we are so proud to...



Grady General Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Shanna Lovin their 2018 Employee of the Year. Shanna has worked as both a respiratory therapist and administrative assistant at Grady General. “Shanna is a wonderful asset to our hospital,” said Crystal Wells, Administrator at Grady General Hospital. “Her work ethic and spirit make it such a joy to work with her. She is a team player and we are grateful that she is a part of the Grady General family.”



Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently recognized Ruby Eason as their 2018 Employee of the Year. Eason has worked at PPNH for 20 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant. “Ruby is a valued employee, who brings so much joy to everyone around her,” said Scott Kroell, Administrator at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. “She never hesitates to help when needed, and does a fantastic job improving the quality of life for our residents. She is a fantastic representative of PPNH and...



Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital recently named Vernon Johnson the 2018 Employee of the Year. Johnson has worked at Brooks County Hospital for 21 years as a Registered Nurse, and is currently Assistant Nurse Manager. “Vernon is a valued employee at Brooks County Hospital,” said June Furney, Assistant Administrator and Director of Nursing at Brooks County Hospital. “He continually goes above and beyond for patients and their families. We’re so proud to recognize Vernon as...



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center and Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named their 2018 Employees of the Year. Erni Tucker was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2018 Employee of the Year. Tucker has been a pharmacist at Archbold for 24 years. “Erni exemplifies all of Archbold’s core values and qualities,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Ancillary Services at Archbold. “She is the best of the best, and we’re so proud to recognize her as our Employee of the...



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Rice

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently welcomed nurse practitioner, Sarah Rice, NP-C, to the medical staff. Rice earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro and a Master of Science degree in nursing from South University in Savannah. She joins Jason NeSmith, MD and Anna Gray, FNP at Cairo Internal Medicine and will be treating patients at Grady General Hospital in Cairo.



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Archbold Welcomes New Provider Smith

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed nurse practitioner, Jessica Smith, FNP-C, to the medical staff. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree, both in nursing, from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. She joins Jason Griffin, MD, Jackson Hatfield, MD, Kimberly Pickens, MD, Dale Wing, MD, Bruce Allen, PA-C and Jordan Williams, NP-C at Archbold Primary Care in Thomasville. The practice provides primary care for adults and is...



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Archbold Employees Recognized for Years of Service

The following employees with over 20 years of service were recently recognized for their tenure with the Archbold health system on April 16 at a luncheon. Pictured sitting from left to right: Nan Anders, 20 years; Sharon Bradshaw, 35 years; Grit Webb, 25 years; Pam Porter, 35 years. Pictured standing from left to right: Joan Alford, 25 years; Tammy Davis, 25 years; Pam Cornwell, 25 years; Vanessa Garland, 20 years; Traci Newsome, 30 years; Carolyn Lightfoot, 25 years; Ben Morris, 25 years;...



Hospice of Southwest Georgia Remembrance Services Postponed

Hospice of Southwest Georgia's remembrance services scheduled for Davis Park in Cairo (May 2nd) and Paradise Park in Thomasville (May 3) have been postponed due to predictions of inclement weather. For more information, please call Linda Conti at Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 229-584-5505.