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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...



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New Cervical Cancer Screening Tool at Center for Women's Health

Colquitt Regional is announcing the launch of an important new clinically-proven cervical imaging system that gives physicians more objective information when screening for cervical cancer. The Center for Women’s Health at Colquitt Regional is one of the first 100 medical practices in the nation and the first facility south of Macon with this state-of-the-art technology. Each year more than 12,000 U.S. women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and over 4,000 will die, and...



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Colquitt Regional Awarded Total Hip & Total Knee Replacement Certification from the Joint Commission

MOULTRIE - Colquitt Regional announced today that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certifications. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Colquitt Regional underwent a rigorous on-site review in October. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national disease-specific care standards as well as with...



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Shivers Recieves GHA Hospital Hero Award

Moultrie – Alex Shivers, LMSW is a social worker with Colquitt Regional Hospice and he was presented the Hospital Hero Award by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) on November 11, 2016. Shivers was one of 10 recipient’s at the association’s Annual Meeting held in Savannah, Georgia. “These winners represent some of the finest health care professionals in the entire state of Georgia,” said GHA President and CEO Earl Rogers. Shivers has worked with Colquitt Regional...



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Med School Signs Agreement with Intent to Establish a SW Georgia Location

By signing a Memorandum of Agreement, representatives from Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Georgia, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, agreed to develop a feasibility plan and present it for approval to the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) to develop an additional location in South Georgia. “The positive impact this endeavor to establish a location in South Georgia will have on physician recruitment...



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Colquitt Regional Installs New CT Scanner

Innovative CT scanner delivers high image quality and low radiation dose for patients Colquitt Regional recently purchased a new, state-of-the-art Somatom Perspective 128-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner. This September the Diagnostic Imaging Department began using the new technology. The 128-slice CT scanner refers to the number of detectors that are present on the unit, thereby creating more detailed images in a shorter amount of time. This also offers the ability to...



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Bailey Faison Receives Trustee Scholarship

Moultrie - Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently honored Ms. Bailey Faison, daughter of Julie and Joey Faison, with the 2016 Trustee Scholarship. This year’s award was given in honor of Dr. C. Mathew Paine. This $5,000 award is presented annually to a student pursuing a degree in healthcare with strong academic skills and a commitment to helping others. “This scholarship was created to support local students and has a long history of exceptional recipients,” said...



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Dr. Ronald Trescot Retires

Moultrie, GA- Colquitt Regional Medical Center celebrated the retirement of Dr. Ronald Trescot, OB/Gyn with a reception earlier this year. Hospital Authority members, Colquitt Regional employees, community leaders and friends gathered to honor Dr. Trescot for his years of medical service to our community and surrounding areas. After receiving his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, he completed his training and residency at Walter Reed...



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Colquitt Regional Launches Walking Challenge Colquitt to the Coast gets employees walking

Moultrie – Colquitt Regional recently launched a virtual walking challenge that has many employees of the hospital and physicians’ offices and Colquitt County employees on the move! As part of the program all participants received a fitness tracker (similar to a Fitbit) that tracks the steps taken each day. For CEO Jim Matney this is fun way to get employees active. “Healthcare is our business and we want our employees to make positive changes to their lifestyles which will...



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Vereen Center Honors First Class of Athletic Training Fellows

The Vereen Rehabilitation Center’s Sports Medicine program celebrated a milestone this summer. The first class of Athletic Training Fellows were honored with a reception held at Ashburn Hill Plantation. The program recruited certified athletic trainers interested in continuing their education while gaining real world experience at the same time. Once selected, the students enrolled in a master’s degree program at the University of North Georgia and became an integral part of...



Donation eases kids’ fears, pain

Donation Eases Kids Fears, Pain Moultrie Police Department Patrol Officer Selica Daniels, third from left, and Cpl. Rocky Hancock, right, delivered teddy bears to children on Friday at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. They also left bears for other children who come into the hospital during the holidays.   In this room the officers delivered bears to Taniyah Walker, being held by mother Tamisha Bailey, and to Sariyah Walker and Janyla Walker.   Read the full story here



Construction continues to erect steel for the new OR’s, ICU & Outpatient areas

Despite freezing temps, construction continues to erect steel for the new OR’s, ICU & Outpatient areas.  Masonry is now being installed on the Emergency Department expansion area as is the underground piping in the west parking lots for the building utilities (steam, water, power, etc.).  We are preparing to hang sheetrock in the ED expansion and next week we will be installing  spray fireproofing on the tower steel.  Exciting things are happening at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.  Also,...