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May Daisy Award Honoree

And the May Daisy Award goes to….Melody Butler Med/Surg LPN! Congratulations for a well deserved honor. Melody Butler was nominated by her patient who wrote: Mel “went beyond her duty…she always followed up what was expected of her…she did it with a good attitude…and made you feel that you were the only patient”. Thank you for the quality care you provide our patients.

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National Guard Helping Battle Coronavirus

Governor Brian Kemp has deployed National Guard troops to help battle the Coronavirus Pandemic. Troops are being deployed to assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the state to thoroughly clean them and train staff on employing more aggressive infectious disease control measures.  They arrived at our facility Thursday, April 23rd and completed a thorough disinfecting of our nursing home, Memorial Manor. This helped the Manor maintain it’s zero positive record and provided additional consolation to family members and loved ones of residents that our facility is sanitized. We are proud of our troops and thank them for their service.

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Telehealth Services

Memorial Hospital and Manor is commited to adapting in the best possible way to continue quality care for our patients.

Amelia Medical Plaza and Memorial Pediatrics are offering home based telehealth visits as of today.

1. Patients can call office to set an appointment just like a regular appointment. Depending on the reason for your visit, we will determine whether a telehealth (virtual), phone call, or in-person visit is appropriate.
2. We remain open for in-person office visits.
3. If using telehealth, all you will need is a smart phone. The visit is similar to a “FaceTime” call.
4. These visits are covered by most insurances during COVID-19 pandemic.

Let us know how we can help you and your loved ones!

For more information call:

Memorial Pediatrics – (229) 246-1209

Amelia Medical Plaza – (229) 243-6900

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Daisy Award Winner

Congratulations Daisy Award Winner, Natasha Sanders, Med/Surg LPN.

Natasha was nominated by one of her patients. Some of the kind things he said about Natasha were, ”she went above and beyond”, “Always smiling and upbeat”, “her energy was contagious”, “she was very knowledgeable…documenting every procedure”, “passing everything on to the doctor and oncoming staff”, “eye for detail”, “great cleanliness”, “she would notice things, clean my room, wiping things down”.

 

Great Job Natasha!! We are proud of you!

 

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Thank You FPCB!

As part of the Georgia HEART Hospital Program, First Port City Bank is supplying $131, 207 dollars of financial support to Memorial Hospital and Manor.

First Port City Bank is a strong believer in its communities and in the power of giving back. “We have a great respect for Memorial Hospital and Manor and the changes that are occurring,” said Scott Ewing, President of FPCB. “They work tirelessly to provide quality healthcare to our community and we are pleased to know that our gift will help this organization to thrive. I am also appreciative to our FPCB directors who have participated in this program individually. “

Memorial Hospital and Manor is grateful for the continued support through the Georgia Heart Program, “First Port City Bank leads our contributions from “C” Corporations and we are thankful for their vote of confidence,” says Jim Lambert

The Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit enables Georgia businesses and taxpayers to redirect their Georgia income tax liability to help support these qualified hospitals. Through this rural hospital tax credit program, a “C” Corporation or trust shall be allowed a 100% Georgia income tax credit for contributions to rural hospitals equal to the amount of the contribution, or 75 percent of the corporation’s or trust’s income tax liability, whichever is less.

 

Additionally, the IRS recently issued guidance confirming that for federal income tax purposes, “C” corporations can deduct rural hospital tax credit contributions as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

If you would like more information as to how this program can be beneficial to your business, please contact Lauren Harrell at Memorial Hospital and Manor at 229.243.6115.

 

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We’re ranked #1!!

We are very proud and pleased to announce Georgia Trend has ranked Memorial Hospital and Manor #1 of Georgia Medium Hospitals with 100 to 249 beds. Hospitals in the  rankings included those that participated in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Value Based Purchasing program. A Total Performance Score was used to rank the hospitals using information on clinical process, patient experience, outcome and efficiency.

 

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Career of Loving Care

Family Practice Provider, Kyle Kelley, FNP-C, and Nurse, Jasmine Daniels, LPN, captured the minds and hearts of West Bainbridge Elementary School Kindergarteners at Career Day. Both shared with students their reason for choosing a health care career, demonstrated the instruments they use daily to provide care, and left each student with valuable knowledge and a treat bag!

                   

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Rehab and Respiratory Opportunities Available Now!!

Spread the word….We have some great employment opportunities available for Physical Therapy Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, RNs and LPNs.  Benefits are excellent. Work schedules are accommodating and we have an amazing staff that is committed to every patient, every time.   Apply online, visit Human Resources at 1506 East Evans St. Bainbridge, GA  39819 or Call (229) 243-6161 for inquiries. We would love to have you join our team!