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Colquitt Regional to Participate in Tax Credit Program in 2021

MOULTRIE, Ga. – After another successful year in 2020, Colquitt Regional has received notification of its eligibility to participate in the Rural Hospital Tax Credit program for 2021. This program, facilitated by Georgia HEART, was created by the Georgia General Assembly in response to the significant challenged and cuts in healthcare reimbursements experienced by rural hospitals. It is in effect through December 2021. Colquitt Regional first participated in this program in 2018....



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Johnson  Receives Harrison Humanitarian Award

Dr. Tamara Johnson was recently named the 2020 recipient of the Walter E. Harrison, Jr., MD, Humanitarian Award. Johnson was presented the award at the 26th Annual Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation Love Light ceremony held in the Kate Jeter Serenity Garden. This award, named in honor of beloved physician Dr. Walter E. Harrison, Jr., is presented annually to an individual health care worker who demonstrates a commitment to compassionate health care service and community outreach. These...



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Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Moultrie, GA – The Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation recently welcomed three new members to its board of directors. The newest members include Tim Powers, Market President of Ameris Bank, Lisa Zeanah, owner of Platinum Home Goods, and Ross Dekle, Region President of Southwest Georgia Bank, a division of The First, ANBA. “We are excited to welcome these three talented individuals to the board,” said Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation Chairman John Mark Mobley. “Not only...



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Chancy Drugs Donates $20,000 to Colquitt Regional

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Chancy Drugs recently presented Colquitt Regional Medical Center with a $20,000 donation. The contribution, which was made through the pharmacy company's participation in the 2019 Georgia Heart Tax Credit program, will help fund the purchase of capital equipment for Colquitt Regional’s new radiation oncology center. The donation will also help cover the cost of uncompensated patient care, as well as the hospital’s plans for a new education and training center for...



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Colquitt Regional Cuts Ribbon on Hufstetler Heart Center

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional recently held a ribbon cutting for the new Hufstetler Heart Center. The Hufstetler Heart Center, formerly known as the Colquitt Regional Cardiology department, is located on the first floor of the hospital and is named after Steve and Teresa Hufstetler, who made a generous contribution through the Georgia HEART Tax Credit program. Georgia HEART is a program that allows taxpayers to redirect their state income tax dollars to rural hospitals throughout...



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Colquitt Regional Volunteers Donate Socks to Local Schools

MOULTRIE, Ga. – The Colquitt Regional Volunteer Auxiliary recently made a donation to two local elementary schools that will benefit children in need. The volunteers purchased 1,880 pairs of socks to distribute to children at Cox Elementary School and Stringfellow Elementary School. The intention behind this donation is to allow children to have “Happy Feet” during the cold, damp winter months. When Volunteer Auxiliary project chairman Carolyn Christie reached out to Cox and...



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Southwest Georgia Bank Donates $100,000 to Colquitt Regional

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Southwest Georgia Bank recently presented Colquitt Regional Medical Center with a $100,000 check through participation in the Georgia HEART Tax Credit program. This financial support will significantly aid in funding resources for capital equipment needed in the current expansion of the Edwards Cancer Center with radiation oncology treatments, uncompensated patient care, and with the hospital’s plans for a new education and training center for clinical and medical...



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Colquitt Regional Presents 2019 Healthcare Scholarships

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional recently awarded the recipients of its healthcare scholarships at the third annual Scholarship Luncheon hosted by Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation. Since 1982, the Hospital Authority Board of Trustees has provided an annual scholarship to a citizen of Colquitt County pursuing a career in healthcare. This scholarship is also given in honor of an individual who has made a lasting impact on the medical field. Hospital Trustee Chairman Maureen...



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Canfor Donates $20,000 to Colquitt Regional

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Canfor Southern Pine presented Colquitt Regional Medical Center with a $20,000 check through participation in the Georgia HEART Tax Credit program. This financial support will significantly aid in funding future resources for a new education and training center, one of the hospital’s upcoming projects. This facility will offer simulation labs, classrooms and educational resources for clinical and medical staff along with physicians in the residency program. “We...



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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...



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2016 Love Light Honorees

Love Light is an annual recognition of those we honor and/or remember. Love Light donations made to Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation benefit our Children’s fund. These funds are used to provide equipment needed to care for our infant and pediatric patients, along with our 2017 efforts to rebuild and expand a new Oncology Center at Colquitt Regional. Colquitt Regional Medical Center greatly appreciates the kindness everyone has shown with their contributions to these programs. A...