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,...



Colquitt Regional Awards Students for Success in Fast ForWord 2

Colquitt Regional Awards Students for Success in Fast ForWord MOULTRIE – For the second year Colquitt Regional Medical Center administration and staff awarded elementary students who excelled in the educational program Fast ForWord during the 2014 school year. Fast ForWord is a web-based educational software that serves as a resource for struggling readers and is backed with over 30 years of brain research. The program speeds up the learning process for students of different ages and...



Vaccinate your child early – Beat the back-to-school rush

Vaccinate your child early – Beat the back-to-school rush ALBANY— Southwest Health District encourages parents and guardians to take advantage of flexible summer schedules to get state-required vaccinations for their children now – and avoid the hassle and time-consuming delays that sometimes occur when the back-to-school rush begins. “The State of Georgia has specific immunization requirements for children entering schools and daycare facilities,” said Rebecca Snow, District Immunization...



Dr. Trillo to Begin Practice in Moultrie

Dr. Trillo Begins Practice in Moultrie Dr. Cesar Trillo has joined the Colquitt Regional Medical Medical Staff to practicing pulmonology.  Dr. Trillo’s practice is located at 7 Hospital Park. Dr. Trillo received his medical degree from Saint Mary’s Catholic University in Arequipa, Peru and completed a three-year residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Medical Center in Miami, Fl, a two-year Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, and a two-year Fellowship at Stanford...



Leaves of Love 2

    Leaves of Love is the name of the first annual children's grief camp sponsored by Hospice of Colquitt Regional.  It was held at the Norman Park Baptist Assembly in Norman Park, Ga on a bright, sunny Saturday in October.  The sun was shining and we had a wonderful day with 30 beautiful children.  Our Hospice organization staffed the camp along with other professionals and volunteers from the community.  The camp was a great success according to those that attended and the families.  We...



Locating Technology Enhances Patient Care at CRMC

Amanda West, LPN, enters a patient room on 4th Floor. The light by the door indicates that the patient has pressed the nurse call button and needs assistance. When the nurse enters the patient’s room and attends to the patients needs, the light is reset.  If you’ve spent time at Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently, you may have noticed hospital staff wearing small white badges labeled “Versus” clipped to their lapels. What you might not know is these badges are part of a high-tech...



Locating Technology Enhances Patient Care at CRMC 2

Amanda West, LPN, enters a patient room on 4th Floor. The light by the door indicates that the patient has pressed the nurse call button and needs assistance. When the nurse enters the patient’s room and attends to the patients needs, the light is reset.  If you’ve spent time at Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently, you may have noticed hospital staff wearing small white badges labeled “Versus” clipped to their lapels. What you might not know is these badges are part of a high-tech...



Holloway-Cox Named Colquitt Regional Medical Center Nurse of the Year 2

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 on Tuesday. 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...



Senator Praises CRMC 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...



Colquitt Regional Launches Medical Residency Program

Program aims to increase Family Medicine Physicians in South Georgia Moultrie, Georgia---Colquitt Regional has launched Georgia South, a new Family Medicine Residency Program, in an effort to encourage young doctors to train and practice in South Georgia. The hospital received national accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association, and will begin recruiting for its first class of three residents that will start July 1, 2016. This program is only the 2nd residency program in...



2016 United Way Campaign Colquitt Regional Medical Center

2016 United Way Campaign Colquitt Regional Medical Center Click Here to Donate Now