Colquitt Regional Medical Center Named a Top Rural Hospital

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Named a Top Rural Hospital (Moultrie, GA, December 7, 2017) – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Colquitt Regional Medical Center was named a Top Rural Hospital by the Leapfrog Group for the 2nd time. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by the Leapfrog Group, an...



Colquitt Regional Leading the State with Improved Newborn Safety System

Colquitt Regional Leading the State with Improved Newborn Safety System Moultrie - Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently installed a new and innovative Infant Safety System developed by CertaScan Technologies. The system allows the hospital to capture high-resolution newborn footprints which can be used for precise identification in situations like an abduction, lost baby or natural disaster. The Newborn Safety System — which uses LiveScan Technology — has garnered the...



Johnny Brown Appointed to Hospital Authority

Moultrie – Johnny Brown has been appointed to the Colquitt County Hospital Authority, the governing board of Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Brown is a Moultrie native and the owner of Johnny Brown, III Concrete, and Masonry. Brown is married to Lisa Parks Brown, and they have four children. They are active members of Mother Easter Baptist Church where Brown serves as a Deacon. Brown was appointed by the Colquitt County Board of Commissioners to succeed David Taylor, who completed his...



An Evening for ABAC Pays Dividends for ABAC Student Scholarships

An Evening for ABAC Pays Dividends for ABAC Student Scholarships TIFTON—Fine food and quality entertainment have always been a part of the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College event called An Evening for ABAC. But the patrons and sponsors of the event know their contributions serve a much greater cause when it comes to ABAC student scholarships. “Receiving this scholarship meant the world to me,” Taylor Kight, a freshman nursing major from Moultrie, said. “It helped...



Vereen Center Partners with Albany State

Vereen Center Partners with Albany State Named the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Golden Rams Moultrie – Vereen Rehabilitation Center recently announced a partnership with Albany State University as an addition to its sports medicine program. In August, the Vereen Center began providing athletic training services to student-athletes on the Albany, GA campus. Albany State will be the first collegiate program for the Vereen Center's sports medicine...



Navigational Bronchoscopy Now Available at Colquitt Regional

Navigational Bronchoscopy Now Available at Colquitt Regional Procedure Detects Lung Lesions Earlier MOULTRIE, GA – Colquitt Regional as part of its comprehensive lung health program, now offers a minimally invasive procedure that may aid with earlier diagnosis for patients with lung lesions. An earlier diagnosis increases the survival rate for those with cancer and patients with benign conditions can potentially avoid surgery. Hospital Authority Chairman Richard Bass noted...



Sterling Center Women’s Health Offering Patients Latest in Ultrasound Technology

Sterling Center Women’s Health Offering Patients Latest in Ultrasound Technology Moultrie, GA – One of the most exciting moments during pregnancy is when parents can see ultrasound images of their baby. Patients at the Sterling Center Women’s Health can now experience the latest ultrasound technology during prenatal visits. Recently a new Ultrasound scanner was purchased, and it provides 2D, 3D, and 4D images as well as HD capabilities. “Our patients love the new ultrasound,”...



Georgia South Welcomes New Medical Residents

Moultrie, Georgia — A celebration in honor of three new medical residents was held Tuesday evening in Downtown Moultrie. At the event, Dr. Valerie Sherrer, Dr. Theja Lanka and Dr. Catie Duskin were introduced as the 2nd Class of Georgia South Family Medicine Residents. Sherrer and Lanka are both graduates of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Georgia Campus), and Duskin is a graduate of the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. The residency program, which welcomed its...



Colquitt Regional Presents Healthcare Scholarships

Colquitt Regional Presents Healthcare Scholarships Three Recipients Awarded The Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation recently hosted its first Scholarship Luncheon to award three annual medical scholarships, the Diane and Jim Lowry Scholarship, the Jane and Sam Perry Scholarship and the Hosptial Authority Trustee Scholarship. The Hospital Authority Trustee Scholarship has been given annually since 1982. The Diane & Jim Lowry Scholarship and the Jane and Sam Perry Scholarship...



Colquitt Regional Earns 6th 'A' Hospital Safety Score

Moultrie – The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Colquitt Regional Medical Center was one of 823 hospitals, and one of only 13 in Georgia, to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients. “I am so proud of...



Chronic Care Management Now Avaliable with Colquitt Regional Physicians

Moultrie – Four Colquitt Regional affiliated medical practices are now participating in a Chronic Care Management (CCM) program in partnership with Allscripts. Moultrie Pulmonology, the Kirk Clinic, Colquitt Regional Primary Care and Southern Neurology & Neurosciences are all participating in the program. Under CCM a care team guided by physicians will help patients with chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, high blood pressure, anxiety, high cholesterol, obesity and asthma. “We...



Barbara James, RN Receives Walter E. Harrison Humanitarian Award

Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation named Barbara James, RN as the recipient of the 2016 Walter E. Harrison, Jr. Humanitarian Award. James was presented with the award at a Foundation event last fall. The Walter E. Harrison, Jr. Humanitarian Award was established by the Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation to annually recognize an individual health care worker who demonstrates a commitment to compassionate health care service and community outreach, which was the guiding principle of...