Colquitt Regional Medical Center Sending $8,000 To Haiti

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Sending $8,000 To Haiti Colquitt Regional Medical Center collected $8,000 which is being sent to aide the victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The contributions given by hundreds of hospital employees, physicians and volunteers were matched by Colquitt Regional, and those contributions, along with a $1,000 donation from the Moultrie Lions Club, are being donated through USAID/Haiti. Initially, Colquitt Regional’s plan was to send medical supplies...



Berl Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Champion

Dr. Berl Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Champion Dr. Seth Berl, an internal medicine physician who has served the community for more than 25 years, has been named a Colquitt Regional Champion, an honor given to Colquitt Regional Medical Center employees, physicians or volunteers who have made extraordinary contributions to the hospital and the community. Dr. Berl, who is the 12th person to receive the honor since the Champion program’s inception in 2001, was presented the award at a...



Senator Praises Colquitt Regional Medical Center on Senate Floor

Senator Praises Colquitt Regional Medical Center on Senate Floor U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss presented to Colquitt Regional Medical Center a framed copy of a page from the Congressional Record of comments he made on the floor of the U.S. Senate in recognition of the hospital’s 70th anniversary. The framed statement, which was presented Tuesday to Brooks Sheldon, chairman of the Colquitt County Hospital Authority, and Jim Lowry, president and CEO of Colquitt Regional, traced the history of the...



Welcome Ndubuisi Apu Ndukwe, M.D

'My Friends Call Me Dr. ND' Dr. Ndukwe is joining the Colquitt Regional Primary Care Clinic and is now taking appointments for new patients. Dr. ND completed his residency in family medicine from the Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Program in Albany. Dr. ND is fluent in English and Ibo.  He enjoys playing the guitar, watching movies and spending time with his wife and daughter. For a family practitioner, call Colquitt Regional Primary Care Clinic and ask for Dr. ND.                       ...



2009 Employee of the Year

Colquitt Regional Medical Center 2009 Employee of the Year Colquitt Regional Medical Center honored its dedicated employees for their years of service to the hospital and community at the 69th Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet, hosted by Colquitt Regional Medical Center President Jim Lowry and Colquitt County Hospital Authority Chairman Brooks Sheldon, recognized Colquitt Regional Medical Center employees and medical staff members. Kesia Pettis received the top honor of Colquitt Regional...



Dr. Adcock Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award

Dr. Adcock Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award December 16, 2009 ATLANTA – Colquitt Regional Medical Center Medical Director D.W. Adcock, M.D., was awarded the prestigious Georgia Hospital Heroes Award at the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) annual Hospital Heroes Awards luncheon Dec. 14 in Atlanta. Dr. Adcock, who was one of only 10 individuals statewide to receive the award, was recognized for his leadership, clinical expertise, and generosity to the Moultrie community. In the...



Physician Workforce Board Elects Officers

Physician Workforce Board Elects Officers Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, a Macon neurosurgeon, has been elected chairman of the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce, the state agency responsible for advising the governor and General Assembly on physician workforce and medical education issues.  Jim Lowry, president and CEO of Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, was elected vice chairman and Dr. Gil Klemann, an Albany obstetrician and gynecologist, was elected to succeed Lowry as...



Love Light 2009

2009 Love Light Celebration On Thursday, Dec. 10, the switch will be pulled to light the Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation’s Love Light Tree and honor or remember hundreds of loved ones who are represented by the lights on the tree. The ceremony, which is held in the Love Light Garden adjacent to the front entry of Colquitt Regional Medical Center, begins at 6 p.m. and a musical program by local students and the recognition of those who have been honored by donations to the Love Light...



New IV Pumps

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Replaces IV Units  Colquitt Regional Medical Center replaced all of its IV pumps on Wednesday with new state-of-the-art units that are designed to prevent medication errors and promote the hospital’s best practices guidelines.  The new units, called Guardrails Suite MX, are designed to give the health care worker flexibility in its usage. Rather than one integrated unit, the new devices have a control panel, called the “brain,” to which users can connect up...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Under Goes Evaluation in Disaster Scenario

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Undergoes Evaluation in Disaster Scenario Colquitt Regional Medical Center held a mock disaster evaluating staff’s response and preparation for emergency situations.  The scenario presented notice that a chemical spill occurred at a local plant and employees were exposed and ill.  Seven mock victims arrived at the hospital acting ill and contaminated with a hazardous chemical.    Upon notice of the accident, Colquitt Regional Medical Center activated its...



Colquitt Regional Medical Center Teams with Air Evac Lifeteam

Colquitt Regional Medical Center Teams with Air Evac Lifeteam In an effort to make every second count Colquitt Regional Medical Center has teamed with Air Evac Lifeteam, based in Cordele, to give the people of Colquitt County the best care possible.  Early activation is the key to a successful emergency medical flight. When it is suspected that the air ambulance may be needed, the team is activated and is en route to either Colquitt Regional Medical Center or the site the an emergency even...



Best of the Best

The Moultrie Observer recently held a contest for community members to nominate the "best of the best" in Moultrie. We are proud to announce Colquitt Regional Medical Center won seven medals including: Gold Medals Best Gift Shop - Pink Pearl Best Nurse/Healthcare Provider - Karen Hart Best Physician - Dr. C. Gary Lodge   Silver Medals Best Buffet - Colquitt Regional Medical Center Cafeteria Best Healthy Eating - Colquitt Regional Medical Center Cafeteria Best Nurse/Healthcare Provider -...