Nursing at Archbold: A Focus on Quality and the Future

Archbold Medical Center has brought high-quality healthcare to the South Georgia and North Florida areas for over 90 years. Known for its state-of-the-art facilities and the variety of services it provides, Archbold also holds a high reputation for employing dedicated and highly-skilled staff. Kellie Odom, RN, MSN, HRM, CLNC, Director of Nursing, and one among the 645 nurses employed at Archbold, uses her 26-year career … Continue reading Nursing at Archbold: A Focus on Quality and the Future

Archbold’s Bariatric Program Sees Results

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 39% of adults in the United States are considered obese and have a body mass index of greater than or equal to 30. In Georgia, 32.5% of adults fall into the obese category. That’s up from 20.6% in the year 2000 and a drastic increase from 10.1% in 1990. Studies show that people with obesity, compared to … Continue reading Archbold’s Bariatric Program Sees Results

Live Better Kicks Off New Program

Compared to Georgia and U.S. averages, obesity rates and prevalence of chronic disease are typically higher in South Georgia counties. In fact, obesity is the common denominator with many disease states prevalent in Thomas County, including heart disease, stroke, COPD, sleep disorders, vascular disease, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, spine problems, and other conditions. It is in our collective best interest to improve the health of Thomas … Continue reading Live Better Kicks Off New Program