HOSA Remembers Their Classmates

Remembering Their Classmates       Members of the C.A. Gray Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) chapter presented a Love Light donation to the Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation  in memory of their classmates, Bakari Karah McDougal and Quentin Jarqueis Grimsley, who were slain in October. C.A. Gray HOSA president, Hart Sumner, center, and HOSA advisor Vickie Kirkley along with members of the HOSA chapter presented the check to Gary Boley, director of the Colquitt Regional Medical...



Orthopedic Surgeon Joins D.W. Adcock Clinic

Orthopedic Surgeon Joins D.W. Adcock Clinic Dr. Saurabh Khakharia has joined the Colquitt Regional Medical Staff and has begun his practice in the D.W. Adcock Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Khakharia, who will practice with Dr. Robert Bartosh and Dr. Charles Davis, was most recently a Clinical Fellow at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. After graduating with honors from Pt. J.N.M. Medical School in India, he completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery...



200th Ramp

200th Ramp    Sonny Bridges puts the finishing touches on the 200th ramp he, with assistance from hundreds of volunteers, has built in Colquitt County in the past 10 years. Members of the Colquitt County Hospital Authority and the Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation assisted Bridges in building the 200th ramp. The Colquitt Regional Medical Center Foundation purchases the supplies and tools to build the ramps.  



Elliot Wins State Hospital Hero Award

Moultrie RN Wins State Hospital Hero Award Brian Elliott, RN, director of Colquitt Regional Oncology Services, has been awarded the Georgia Hospital Association’s Hero award for extraordinary care above and beyond the call of duty. Each year, GHA selects 10 Heroes from hospitals throughout the state. Elliott is the second person to be selected from Colquitt Regional. Dr. D.W. Adcock was named a GHA Hero last year. This is the second major healthcare award Elliott has won in recent years. In...



Lowry Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Lowry Wins Lifetime Achievement Award James R. (Jim) Lowry, who is Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s longest-serving CEO, has been awarded the Georgia Hospital Association’s 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, GHA presents its Lifetime Achievement Award to a person who has demonstrated extraordinary service to the Georgia medical community for 30 years or more. Lowry, who came to what was then Vereen Memorial Hospital in 1971 as assistant administrator, was appointed president and...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse Achieves Dual Certification

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse Achieves Dual Certification Beckie Nowland, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, a nurse in Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s emergency department, has become the ER’s first certified pediatric emergency nurse. Nowland, who was a finalist in Colquitt Regional’s Nurse of the Year competition this year, achieved the certification by passing a very difficult exam. Certification is an objective, measurable way of determining a nurse's competency that attests to the...



Huffman Begins Practice

Dr. Huffman Begins Practice in Moultrie Dr. W. James Huffman, III has joined the Colquitt Regional Medical Staff and will begin his internal medicine practice Sept. 1. Dr. Huffman’s practice will be at 9 Hospital Park in the same office with Dr. Seth Berl and Dr. Todd Trebony. Dr. Huffman, a native of Savannah, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his medical degree at Mercer University and completed his residency in internal medicine at Memorial Medical...



Dr. David Adcock Returns to Practice

Big welcome for Doc Dr. David Adcock returns to practice after severe injuries in Ky. John Oxford ,The Moultrie Observer Just over a year ago, Dr. David Adcock was severely injured when he was struck by a vehicle while jogging in Kentucky. On Monday, he returned to his practice, greeted along the way by well-wishers holding signs of encouragement.Adcock, obstetrician and gynecologist, said it was a wonderful feeling to be back after he suffered brain damage from the accident on June 29,...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Graduates FIRST Responder Class

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Graduates FIRST Responder Class Colquitt Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Services has graduated a class of Emergency Medical Responders. This group will serve as the first contact between patients and emergency medical help. The graduates are Jesse Ball, Justin Roberson, Brittney Ennis, Brandy Maples, Andrew Underwood, Mitchell McGlamery, Jackie Fuller, Neali Inmon, Larry Morrell, Jr., Jeff Cooper, Steven Colgan, Jessica Webb and Paul Knajdek. Billy...



Oncologists Joins Colquitt Regional Medical Center Medical Staff

Oncologist Joins Colquitt Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Dr. Michael Alleyne, a board certified oncologist, has joined the Medical Staff at Colquitt Regional Medical Center and has begun his practice with Colquitt Regional Oncology Services. Dr. Alleyne will serve as oncology medical director and Brian Elliott RN will continue as director of the Colquitt Regional oncology department. Dr. Alleyne received his medical degree from the University of West Indies in Barbados and did his...



Lab Accreditation

Lab Accrditation Colquitt Regional Medical Center has been awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent onsite inspection. Laboratory Director Anthony M. Moser, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s lab is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide. The accreditation program, which was begun in the early 1960s, is...



Holloway-Cox Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse of the Year

Holloway-Cox Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse of the Year Kerri Holloway-Cox, RN, a nurse in Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit, was named the hospital’s Nurse of the Year for 2010.. Holloway-Cox, who has been a Colquitt Regional nurse for six years, was selected from six finalists by a panel of judges who based their decision on the criteria submitted without knowing the names of the finalists. To be eligible for the annual award, a nurse must work in direct...