Colquitt Regional Speech Pathology Department Offers New Procedure

Colquitt Regional Speech Pathology Department Offers New Procedure New Equipment to Aid those with Swallowing and Voice Disorders Moultrie, GA -Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s Speech-Language Pathology & Learning Center Department recently added new state-of-the-art equipment that will evaluate and treat swallowing and voice disorders.         The Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation for Swallowing (FEES) is a procedure that allows providers to assess areas surrounding the voice box (larynx)...



90-year-old woman uses voice to bring holiday cheer

90-year-old woman uses voice to bring holiday cheer A 90-year-old Moultrie Woman uses her singing talent to help others get into the Christmas Spirit. Her annual performance is a holiday tradition in town. Nelle Collier has spent most of her life making other people smile. She says it's important to use the gifts God gives you to help others. People in Moultrie say the Christmas Season hasn't begun until you hear 90-year-old Nelle Collier sing "sweet Little Jesus Boy." It's a tradition at...



Colquitt Regional showcases major expansion

Colquitt Regional showcases major expansion Colquitt Regional Medical Center showcases a major expansion. Hospital officials cut the ribbon to their new emergency center today. Visitors toured the facility that is now equipped with a 24-bed emergency room, six operating rooms, a 10-bed intensive care unit, 20 private rooms in day surgery and advanced robotic technology. The $30 million project was funded over two years. "We just recruited ten new doctors to our community from surgeons,...



Colquitt Regional celebrates expansion

Colquitt Regional Celebrates Expansion MOULTRIE — Colquitt Regional Medical Center celebrated completion of a $30 million expansion Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss and other dignitaries as well as a few hundred Colquitt County residents. During tours that followed the ceremony, many compliments could be heard. “It’s gorgeous,” one woman said while passing through the new Intensive Care Unit.   Not all departments have moved into their new areas,...



Colquitt Regional receives 'A' for patient safety

Colquitt Regional receives 'A' for patient safety Colquitt Regional Medical Center was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The hospital announced the recognition to its staff Thursday morning. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog. The...



Dr Aho featured on Health Care Today

Dr Aho featured on Health Care Today October may be behind us but the fight to beat breast cancer continues. Recently, one of our newest surgeons, Dr. Amber Aho, was featured on a WALB Healthcare Today segment as part of the Stand Up to Cancer broadcast. Take a few moments and check out the video!



Hospital to offer after-hours mammography screenings

Hospital to offer after-hours mammography screenings Colquitt Regional Medical Center will offer after-hours mammography screenings on Wednesday, Oct. 29, staying open until 7 p.m., on a walk-in basis. This will allow women who aren’t able to take time off of work, to have an opportunity to be screened. Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer in women in the United States. However, the survival rate for breast cancer patients is 90 percent with early mammography detection....



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Colquitt Regional makes medical records more accessible to patients

Colquitt Regional makes medical records more accessible to patients MOULTRIE — Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently unveiled its “Patient Portal” — a free and secure online health information tool that lets patients obtain their healthcare information. Once enrolled, patients may access their personal electronic medical record at any time and from anywhere through the Colquitt Regional Medical Center website, a hospital spokeswoman said. “Patient Portal provides patients with access to...



Colquitt Volunteer Featured on WALB

Colquitt Volunteer Featured on WALB One of our hospital volunteers was recently featured on our local news station! Click here for the full story and video  



Colquitt Regional unveils emergency room renovations

Colquitt Regional unveils emergency room renovations The first half of a renovation project at an area hospital's emergency center is now complete. The improved department at Colquitt Regional Medical Center features new trauma rooms, X-ray stretchers and an advanced cardiac monitoring system. When renovations are finished the department will expand from 15 beds to 25.“We have 10 more rooms to build in the phase two which will all be private. Two of those rooms will actually be secure...



Anita Johnson Spotlight

Anita Johnson Spotlight MOULTRIE – Last year the physicians and maternal infant staff delivered 528 babies at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Of that 63 percent of the mothers are breastfeeding their babies. Colquitt Regional Medical Center employs an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant to assist mothers and their newborns in breastfeeding. Anita Johnston is a registered nurse and has been an employee at the hospital for 15 years. She is the hospitals only certified...