Tag Archives: Memorial Hospital

NEWS: Hospital Board Looking for New CEO, FBI Seeking Bank Robber, Mitchell County Teachers Unhappy and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Following an executive session of the Memorial Hospital and Manor Authority to discuss personnel at its meeting Tuesday evening, the Authority returned to open session and a motion was made by Rusty Davis, seconded by Donald Barber, not to renew CEO Billy Walker’s contract that expires April 30.… Read More »

City of Bainbridge and Decatur County Agree to Secure Hospital’s Debt

At a called, joint meeting on Thursday night, the Bainbridge City Council, Decatur County Board of Commissioners and Memorial Hospital Authority entered into a memorandum of understanding that should help ease the hospital’s financial burdens. The MOU is an agreement between the three parties that says a 15 year bond (underwritten and secured by the City and County) will… Read More »

Breaking: City of Bainbridge, Memorial Hospital and Decatur County Commissioners Announce Called Joint Meeting Thursday

On Tuesday, the City of Bainbridge, Decatur County Board of Commissioners and Memorial Hospital Authority announced a special called, joint meeting of the boards this Thursday night. Among the agenda items is a proposed Memorandum of Understanding to be considered.  A memorandum of understanding is defined as “A document that expresses mutual accord on an issue between two… Read More »

Bainbridge mayor discusses taxes, hospital, recreation and more on Jesus and Jammin’ radio show

In related news, Bainbridge Mayor Edward Reynolds wwas a guest on the Jesus and Jammin’ morning show on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Mayor Reynolds talked with J & J co-host Kevin Dowdy about Decatur County commissioners’ proposed millage rate increase, as well as funding of the Memorial Hospital Authority and the new Recreation Authority that will begin operating in… Read More »

Have an extra hundred dollars? You’ll need it when the tax bill arrives

View image | gettyimages.com Decatur County officials plan to publish several documents related to the upcoming millage rate increase, that is a result of the Service Delivery agreement between county commissioners and the Bainbridge City Council. The first is a “Notice of Property Tax Increase,” which will list how the millage rate levied by Decatur County has changed… Read More »

Decatur County commissioners to hold public hearing and vote on 2015-2016 budget

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners will hold two meetings on the morning of Tuesday, August 11 at the Decatur County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton Street. **NOTE: There will be a meet & greet reception in the conference room of the County Administration Building after the Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 to welcome Alan back as… Read More »

Derby Night to benefit Memorial Hospital to be held on Saturday night

The annual Derby Night to benefit the Memorial Hospital Foundation will be held Saturday, May 2nd at Southwind Plantation in Decatur County at 7 p.m. Co-organizer Cheryl Waddell Morrow says: “Don’t miss out on the fun! Live Band, Great Food, Miss Georgia, Maggie Bridges, Derby Hat Contest, Prizes, drawing for diamond pendant necklace, live and Silent auctions items..… Read More »

Memorial Hospital earns 4-star rating

Memorial Hospital and Manor Achieves 4 Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services On April 20, 2015, Memorial Hospital and Manor received a report containing their overall patient satisfaction star rating. A rating was given to every Medicare/Medicaid participating hospital in the United States. Stars were given from 1-5, with a one being the lowest… Read More »

Bainbridge, Decatur County leaders comment on service delivery agreement that could raise taxes (+ Videos)

In March 2015, The City of Bainbridge and Decatur County governments reached an agreement on service delivery after two days of court-ordered mediation at the County Courthouse. The agreement was ratified by the Bainbridge City Council by a 6-0 unanimous vote. In a separate agreement was ratified by the Decatur County Board of Commissioners by a 5-1 vote.… Read More »

Southland MD Partners with Memorial Hospital and Manor on hospitalist program

BAINBRIDGE, GA. — Southland MD, a regional leader in hospitalist services, today announced a new affiliation with Memorial Hospital and Manor facilities located in Bainbridge, Georgia. Under the agreement, Southland will provide leading edge hospital medicine to the patients of Memorial Hospital and Manor. “We’re thrilled to partner with Memorial Hospital and Manor as it works to proactively… Read More »

BSC students get a glimpse of the newest healthcare technology

This past week, Bainbridge State healthcare students received a glimpse of the newest healthcare being offered in Decatur County.BSC Associate Professor of Business & Medical Administrative Technology, Tatyana Pashnyak is ensuring her students are well-prepared for successful careers in healthcare technology. She invited Bainbridge Memorial Hospital & Manor representatives Lee Harris and Angel Sykes to share their experiences… Read More »

Decatur Co. School Nurses Receive Training on Telehealth Equipment

On Friday, February 6, 2015, the School Nurses from the Decatur County Board of Education Schools received training for the telehealth equipment. The training was conducted by Loren Nix from the Georgia Partnership for Telehealth. The session was very informative, and covered all of the basic instructions on how to operate the equipment. School Nurses from all of the Decatur… Read More »

Jones-Wheat and West Bainbridge elementary students can sign up for telehealth clinics

Memorial Health Care is ready to begin enrollment for the Decatur County Telehealth program. The Telehealth program is for children that attend Jones Wheat or West Bainbridge Elementary in Decatur County.  If any parents are interested in enrolling their children to participate in the Decatur County Telehealth program, they should attend one of the sessions shown on the… Read More »

Memorial Hospital receives certificate for educating staff, patients about appropriate use of antibiotics

News Release While attending the Georgia Hospital Association Patient Safety Summit, January 7-8, 2015, Dr. Linda Jones accepted a certificate of recognition on behalf of the Memorial Hospital and Manor Antibiotic Stewardship Team, presented by The Georgia Healthcare Associated Infections Advisory Committee. In addition to receiving the certificate of recognition, Memorial Hospital and Manor is listed on the… Read More »

City of Bainbidge employees aim to get healthy

Memorial Hospital held a health fair for the employees of the City of Bainbridge and their spouses on November 12 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Bainbridge City Hall.  Everyone that participated received free laboratory screenings, pulmonary function testing, blood pressure monitoring, vision screening, health education information, and instructions about our patient portal. Bainbridge YMCA provided body mass… Read More »