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News from Meadows Health

03/18 - Special Edition of Health Talk Thursday, March 19 at 8:05 am

Join us Thursday morning on air as a panel of local experts discuss how Meadows is preparing for COVID - 19 and ways to protect yourself.


03/09 - Tracey Kennedy Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Director of Radiology Tracey Kennedy was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Monday, March 9.


03/09 - Jill Bailey Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Health Urology Certified Medical Assistant Jill Bailey was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Thursday, March 5.


03/09 - Nick Jones Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Information Services Technical Analyst Nick Jones was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Thursday, March 5.


03/03 - Sue Meeks Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Utilization Management Family Case Manager Sue Meeks was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Friday, Feb. 28.


03/02 - Matt Corbitt Receives February DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Matt Corbitt, Meadows Regional Medical Center RN and Patient Care Services Nursing Supervisor received the February DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses Wednesday, Feb. 26.


02/27 - Kayln Merritt Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Patient Access Outpatient Registrar Kayln Merritt was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Thursday, Feb. 20. 


02/22 - Meadows Health is searching for new talent!

Joining meadows Health just got more rewarding with a sign on bonus up to $10,000. Click here to find out how you can qualify! 


02/19 - Be Good to Your Kidneys

The kidneys are bean-shaped organs that help the body filter fluids and waste out of blood and produce urine – essential functions for maintaining overall health. That’s why it’s so important to keep kidneys healthy, such as by managing chronic health conditions, making healthy lifestyle choices and working with a doctor to monitor risk factors.


02/14 - Michele Mimbs Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Director of Cardiopulmonary Michele Mimbs was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Friday, Feb. 14.


02/05 - Williams and Smith Earn Meadows Moment Awards

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center presented Meadows Moment Awards to Peds/Med/Surg Techs Jannie Williams and Tamara Smith on Monday, Feb. 3.


02/03 - Felicia Johnson Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center PCU Nurse Technician Felicia Johnson was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Monday, Feb. 3.


01/30 - Meadows Health Imaging Center awarded $50,000 from Georgia’s Breast Cancer License Tag Fund

VIDALIA – Thanks to Georgia residents who purchased Breast Cancer License Tags, Meadows Health Imaging Center in Vidalia was awarded a grant of $50,000 to provide breast health education, prevention screening, diagnostic testing, and treatment to underserved women and some men from a 30-county region of Southeast Georgia.


01/29 - Show Your Heart Some Love

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women – and often it has no symptoms. The most common type is coronary artery disease (CAD), in which plaque builds up in the arteries, restricting blood flow. Untreated, CAD can lead to a heart attack or other catastrophic event. If you think you may be at risk for heart disease or a cardiac event, schedule a heart health check-up with a cardiologist today.

While some heart disease risk factors, such as age and family history of the condition, are out of your control, choices you make every day can make a real difference in promoting heart health.


01/28 - Meadows Health Auxiliary Presents Check to Meadows Imaging Center

VIDALIA - On Thursday, Jan. 23, Wanda McCranie, Meadows Auxiliary President, presented a donation of $50,000 to Meadows Health for a new mammography machine that will be placed at the Meadows Imaging Center. 


01/27 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Wins Statewide Patient Safety Award

ATLANTA – The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented its prestigious Patient Safety and Quality Award to Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia for its project that focused on reducing post-operative respiratory failure to a rate of 0 (zero) by using collaborative methods involving the physician offices, key stakeholders, hospital units, and their information service team. 


01/24 - Emergency Services Staff Receives Meadows Moment and Daisy Awards

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Emergency Services Nurse Technician, Alonza Middleton, and Emergency Services RN, Brenda Sutherland, received awards Friday, Jan. 10. Middleton received the Meadows Moment Award, and Sutherland received the January Daisy Award.


01/24 - Special Edition of Health Talk Thursday, March 19 at 8:05 am

Join us Thursday morning on air as a panel of local experts discuss how Meadows is preparing for COVID - 19 and ways to protect yourself.


01/22 - James A. Nixon, FACHE, Meadows Chief Operating Officer, Graduates from Leadership GHA

(ATLANTA) --- Meadows Regional Medical Center Chief Operating Officer James A. Nixon, FACHE, graduated from the Leadership GHA Class of 2019-20, a prestigious health care leadership program of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), on Friday, January 10, 2019. Nixon was one of only 19 hospital employees from around the state accepted into the most recent class.


01/06 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center welcomes the first born baby of the decade, Ja'meria Elisa Brown.


12/27 - New Year’s Health Resolutions

While any time of year is a great time to commit – or recommit – to making healthy lifestyle choices, the most popular time for resolving to break bad habits and establish good ones is the start of a brand new year. If you’re among the many people making new year’s health resolutions this new year, we’ve got some tips that may help make them stick.


12/27 - Meadows Chief Operating Officer Receives 21st Century Leaders “30 for 30” Alumni Award

VIDALIA - Meadows Regional Medical Center’s Chief Operating Officer James A. Nixon, FACHE, is one of 30 outstanding alumni to receive 21st Century Leaders “30 for 30” Alumni Award. He is one of 17 Georgia honorees, who now represent organizations ranging from LinkedIn to NASA, which will be recognized at an awards reception on January 16, 2020 at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta.


12/23 - Pat McCallum Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center CT Supervisor Pat McCallum, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Friday, Dec. 20.


12/03 - Meadows Regional Medical Center First in Georgia to Offer GE’s 3D-Guided Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

VIDALIA — Meadows Regional Medical Center has announced that is the first facility in Georgia to offer GE’s 3D stereotactic biopsy technology that will both increase the capacity for early cancer detection and provide patients with access to enhanced breast imaging services closer to home.


11/26 - Lori Durden Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center Lead Office Assistant Lori Durden, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Thursday, Nov. 21.


11/20 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Recognizes Clinical Ladder Award Recipients

VIDALIA – On Thursday, Nov. 14, Meadows Regional Medical Center nursing staff held a special Clinical Ladder Awards Ceremony to recognize and promote registered nurses and clinical staff for their level of achievement. Meadows Regional Medical Center Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Jeffrey Harden, presented each recipient with a certificate and check based on their level of completion within the program. 


11/20 - Bone Up on Bone Health

Osteoporosis is often a concern we often associate with aging. But it’s never too soon to start taking steps to keep your bones healthy and strong. Lifestyle choices you make at any stage in life – such as eating a well-balanced diet, getting regular exercise and not smoking – can go a long way toward protecting your bone health. And there are steps you can take to help prevent falls if you’re prone to fractures. 


11/15 - Cancer Center Staff Receives Meadows Moment and Daisy Awards

VIDALIA –Meadows Regional Medical Center Lab Phlebotomist Sheila Gupton and The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center RN Candace Martinez received awards Monday, Nov. 11. Gupton received the Meadows Moment Award, and Martinez received the November Daisy Award.


11/08 - Amanda Montford Receives October DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Amanda Montford, Meadows Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN received the October DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses Tuesday, Oct. 29.


11/05 - Support for Caregivers

Are you caring for a loved one who is aging, disabled or has complex medical needs? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans provide care for loved ones who are unable to fully support themselves.

While the specifics of caregiving vary depending on the situation, the goals are usually the same – to support the person so that they can continue living in a home environment. This may include helping to manage chronic conditions, support with household tasks and errands, and basic companionship.


10/30 - Dr. Alan Kent Named 2019 CEO of the Year

Dr. Alan Kent of Meadows Regional Medical Center was named 2019 CEO of the Year by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals (the Alliance) at its 36th Annual Conference, held on Oct. 16-18, 2019.
 


10/29 - Know the Facts About Diabetes

Diabetes affects more than 30 million adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and as many as 1 in 4 of those don’t know they have the condition.

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to process food properly. Untreated, it can lead to severe complications such as heart disease, vision loss, kidney disease and more. That’s why it’s so important to know your diabetes risk and talk with a doctor about your blood sugar levels and how frequently you should get them checked.


10/10 - John McLeod Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – John McLeod, Meadows Fitness Center Staff Support, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Wednesday, Oct. 9.


10/09 - Breastfeeding Benefits for You and Your Baby

You’ve probably already heard that breastfeeding has lots of benefits for babies, but did you know it offers benefits for moms, too? In addition to providing just the right amount of nutrients for growing babies and boosting your little one’s immune system, it can also lower a mother’s risk for type 2 diabetes and even certain types of cancer.


10/08 - Dustin Kersey Receives September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Dustin Kersey, Meadows Regional Medical Center ICU RN received the September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses Friday, Oct. 4.


10/04 - Stephen Sharpe Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Stephen Sharpe, Meadows Regional Medical Center Peds/Med/Surg Nurse Technician, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Friday, Oct. 4.


10/01 - Tina Wright Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Meadows Health Cardiology, also known as Cardiology Associates of Vidalia, Office Assistant Tina Wright, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award Thursday, Sept. 26.


09/16 - Kamesha Johnson Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Kamesha Johnson, Meadows Regional Medical Center Certified Lab Phlebotomist, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Friday, Sept. 6.


09/09 - Local Boys and Girls Club Students Graduate from Starfish Swim Academy

VIDALIA – Local students from the Boys and Girls Club of Toombs County graduated from the Starfish Swim Academy at Meadows Fitness Center on Friday, August 30.


08/23 - Living Your Best Life After a Cardiac Event or Pulmonary Diagnosis

If you’ve had a heart attack, heart surgery or other cardiac event, or if you’ve been diagnosed with a lung condition, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may feel apprehensive and anxious about what comes next. Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, or rehab, can make a real difference in helping you take charge of your health and improve your quality of life.


08/23 - Kasey Rentz Receives August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Jessica Covington, The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center RN, received the August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses Tuesday, August 20.


08/15 - Meadows Health Donates $15,000 for Afterschool Programs

VIDALIA — Meadows Health recently donated $15,000 to Toombs County Family Connection in support of community afterschool programs. The donation, divided between Vidalia City Board of Education and Toombs County Board of Education, will be used for program staffing, bus drivers, background checks, and supplies.


07/29 - Jessica Covington Receives July DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Jessica Covington, Meadows Regional Medical Center PCU RN, received the July DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Wednesday, July 17.


07/29 - Alliance Home Medical Named as Finalist for HME Excellence Award

VIDALIA - Alliance Home Medical, a division of Meadows Health, has been named a finalist for this year’s HME (Home Medical Equipment) Excellence Award.


07/29 - Back to School Smarts: Avoiding backpack overload

“I know parents worry about homework overload when kids go back to school,” says Meadows Health occupational therapist Lynn Day , “but as someone who works with mobility issues and injuries, I’m more worried about backpack overload.”


06/26 - Summer Safety: Avoiding Injuries from Fireworks

July Fourth is a popular time for fireworks, so it may not surprise you that 7 out of 10 fireworks accidents happen around this summer holiday.


06/17 - Make Women’s Health a Priority This Summer

Summertime is here! For many of us, that means cookouts and relaxing by the pool, planning vacations, or even just enjoying a welcome break from the hustle-and-bustle of the school year. It’s also an important time for women, who so frequently put the needs of others ahead of their own, to make their health a priority.


06/14 - Meadows receives Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving achievement award

Vidalia, GA, 2019 — Meadows Regional Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.


06/10 - Meadows Health Wants You to Be Safe This Summer

Did you know preventable injuries are the No. 1 cause of death among children in the United States? That’s why Meadows Health wants to make sure you and your loved ones stay safe all summer long. 


06/05 - Community Health Works Selects Meadows Health for a $10,000 funding award

Macon, GA – May 29, 2019 - Community Health Works (CHW) along with Meadows Health, combine their efforts and funding to expand cancer screening programs.


06/04 - Meadows Health Wants You to Be Safe This Summer

Did you know summer is widely considered to be the trauma season among health professionals? In fact, more than 145 million visits to the emergency room were recorded in 2016, according to a recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control.


06/04 - Alicia Baker-Waring Receives May DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Alicia Baker-Waring, Meadows Regional Medical Center PCU RN, received the May DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Tuesday, May 28.


05/15 - Meadows Health Generates Over $275 Million for State and Local Economy

ATLANTA – In 2017, Meadows Health in Vidalia generated $278,530,849 in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association. 


05/09 - Ansley Brantley Receives April DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Ansley Brantley, Meadows Regional Medical Center ICU RN, received the April DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Friday, May 3. 


05/03 - Meadows Advanced Wound Care Recognized with National Awards for Continued Excellence in Wound Care

VIDALIA - Meadows Health Advanced Wound Care was recently recognized with two national awards for continued excellence in wound healing.


04/12 - Meadows Health is seeking input on community health needs

Meadows Health is conducting a health needs assessment and is asking members of the community to visit www.meadowshealth.com by May 3 to participate in a web-based survey. 


03/27 - Varicose Veins Are a Pain. Luckily, the Treatment Isn’t.

You don’t have to put up with the discomfort of varicose veins when there is a virtually painless solution – Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT), conveniently offered with Billy H. Moses, Jr. MD, LLC. Dr. Moses has been performing in-office laser vein procedures for over 10 years.


03/26 - Susan McLendon Recognized for Work with Meadows Health Diabetes Program

VIDALIA - Dr. Susan McLendon DNP, APRN, Meadows Health Community Wellness Department Director, recently published an article in the Public Health Nursing Journal and presented a professional poster at the Global Partnership for Telehealth Conference in Cordele Georgia, March 20-22, 2019.


03/21 - Jackie Miller Receives March DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Jackie Miller, Meadows Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery Nursery RN, received the March DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Wednesday, March 20.


03/21 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Receives $200K from Ameris Bank

VIDALIA — Meadows Regional Medical Center recently received a $200,000 donation from Ameris Bank. The donation is a portion of Ameris Bank’s $800,000 financial support to seven rural Georgia hospitals that qualify for the Georgia HEART Hospital Program.


03/14 - New Recommendations Aim at Improving Colorectal Cancer Occurrences in Young Adults

Some things you would rather avoid in life, but when it comes down to it, you know they are important. Colorectal cancer screening is one of those things. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most common non-skin cancer in America, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths. Over 140,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with CRC in 2018. The good news is that CRC can be caught early and treated with positive outcomes, simply by following a screening regimen.


03/11 - Girl Scouts Donate Cookies to The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center

VIDALIA – On Saturday, March 9, Girl Scout Troop 30396 of Fort Stewart and Troop 30138 of Hinesville donated 454 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to the Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center. 


02/21 - Davante Golden Receives Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Davante Golden, Meadows Regional Medical Center Certified Lab Phlebotomist, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Tuesday, Feb. 19. 


02/19 - For Fast Care, It Helps to Know Where to Go

When illness or injury strikes, you may need to make a quick decision about where to seek medical care – especially if it’s during a time when your regular doctor is unavailable. It can be tempting to go to the emergency room (ER), but depending on the nature of the ailment, you may not get the fastest care there. 

The ER offers life-saving care for true emergencies – those that could be fatal if not treated right away. 


02/19 - Mammograms Made Easy – and More Comfortable!

If you’ve been putting off getting a mammogram because you just haven’t gotten around to making that phone call, or you’re worried the experience might be uncomfortable, we’ve got good news for you. At Meadows Health, we’re using technology to enhance the mammography experience for our patients, from convenient online scheduling to state-of-the-art equipment designed with patient comfort in mind. 

Our goal is to ease the experience so that our patients don’t put off these important screenings. 


02/19 - The Rewards of Rehabilitative Therapy

Being unable to perform day-to-day tasks can feel discouraging. Rehabilitative therapies, such as physical therapy or occupational therapy – can restore hope and quality of life. Reasons patients might need these types of therapies can vary from acute or chronic injuries to recovery from medical procedures. 


02/14 - Emily Harvill Receives February DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Emily Harvill, The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center RN, received the February DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Friday, Feb. 8.


02/07 - 5 New Year’s Tips for a Healthier You

Many people make New Year’s resolutions, but only 10% actually keep them. Whether your goals are too big, you have time restraints, or you don’t want to “go at it alone”, there are ways to finish what you’ve started.


01/25 - Meadows Health Auxiliary Presents Check to Meadows Fitness Center

VIDALIA - On Monday, Jan. 7, Meadows Auxilians held their monthly meeting. During the meeting, President & CEO Alan Kent gave a “State of the Hospital” address and a check was presented to the Fitness Center to fund a new pool heater and an electric chair lift for the pool.


01/16 - Meadows CEO Alan Kent Receives ACHE State of Georgia Senior Executive Award

VIDALIA – Alan Kent, Meadows Health President & CEO, was awarded the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award.


01/04 - Women: Know the Facts About Cervical Cancer

Each year more than 11,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. That’s why for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this January, Meadows Health wants to make sure women know the symptoms and learn what they can do to prevent the disease.


01/03 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2019

VIDALIA - Every year a child has the chance to be recognized as the first born baby of the New Year.


12/26 - Jeremy Dykes Receives Second Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Jeremy Dykes, Meadows Regional Medical Center MRI Technologist, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Friday, Dec. 21. This is the second time Dykes has received the Meadows Moment Award. He also received the award back in October 2017.


12/21 - Hardeman and Lashley Receive December DAISY Awards

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center Emergency Services RNs Cress (Bo) Hardeman, Jr. and Michael Lashley, both received December DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses on Thursday, Dec. 20.


12/19 - Perla Barreda Earns Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Perla Barreda, Meadows Health Patient Access ER Registrar, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Wednesday, Dec. 19.


12/14 - Meadows Health in Now in the Ambetter from Peach State Health Plan Network

Vidalia, GA (December 14, 2018) – Meadows Health, a not-for-profit healthcare system, is dedicated to serving communities in the Southeast Georgia region. 


12/11 - Meadows Health Donates Bleeding Control Kits to Southeastern Technical College

Meadows Regional Medical Center recently donated 50 bleeding control kits to Southeastern Technical College to assist in the response of emergency injury situations.


11/16 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Recognizes Clinical Ladder Award Recipients

VIDALIA – On Thursday, Nov. 8, Meadows Regional Medical Center nursing staff held a special Clinical Ladder Awards Ceremony to recognize and promote registered nurses for their level of achievement. Meadows Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, Jeffrey Harden, presented each recipient with a certificate and check based on their level of completion within the program.  


11/16 - Meadows Health Donates to Local Boys and Girls Club

VIDALIA – Meadows Health donated approximately $2300 to the Boys and Girls Club of Toombs County to support the youth organization’s health and wellness initiatives. A check presentation was held Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Boys and Girls Club Board Meeting.


11/08 - Meadows Health Again Receives an “A” for Patient Safety in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

VIDALIA, GA – For the second time in a row, Meadows Health announced that it received an “A” in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade released by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.


11/05 - Preventing Type 2 Diabetes – What You Need to Know

For millions of Americans diabetes can be a daily struggle and have dramatic, long-term implications if not managed properly. The good news is people who are at high risk for Type 2 – the most common form of diabetes – can lower that risk by making a few healthy lifestyle changes.


10/26 - Abby Price Receives September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Abby Price, Meadows Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery RN, received the September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Friday, October 26.


10/08 - Tracy Taufmann Earns Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Tracy Taufmann, Meadows Health Business Services Financial Counselor, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Friday, October 5.


10/01 - Women: Arm Yourself with the Facts about Breast Cancer and Early Detection

Did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in American women, outside of skin cancer? And here in Georgia, it is the leading cause of cancer among females and accounts for 30% of all new cancers in women.


09/24 - Shannon Moser Receives August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Shannon Moser, Meadows Regional Medical Center Cath Lab RN, received the August DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Monday, September 24.


09/17 - Women: Know the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

In observance of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this September, Meadows Health wants to make sure women know and recognize the symptoms of this disease, which is often difficult to detect in its earlier stages.


08/30 - Men: Know the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

In observance of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September, Meadows Health wants to make sure men know and recognize the symptoms of prostate disease.


08/22 - Kevin Smith Receives July DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Kevin Smith, Meadows Regional Medical Center Emergency Services RN, received the July DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Monday, August 20.


08/08 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Donates $1,000 to Backpack Buddies Program

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center recently donated $1,000 to the Toombs County Family Connection Backpack Buddies Program. The donation will provide weekend food for 100 students county-wide.


08/08 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Receives $100K from Ameris Bank

VIDALIA — Meadows Regional Medical Center recently received a $100,000 donation from Ameris Bank.


08/02 - Meadows Regional Medical Center Named Second Most Beautiful Hospitals in the US

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center has been named one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States by Soliant Health, an Adecco Group company that is a leading provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals and healthcare providers.


07/31 - 5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents to Help Kids Get a Healthy Start

Have kids starting back to school soon? Here are a few tips to help them get a healthy start and stay healthy year round.


07/12 - Brenda Moody Receives June DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Brenda Moody, Meadows Regional Medical Center Peds/Med/Surg RN, received the June DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Thursday, July 12.


07/03 - Alonza Middleton Earns Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Alonza Middleton, Meadows Regional Medical Center Progressive Care Unit Nurse Technician, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Thursday, June 28.


06/26 - The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center Receives Prone Breast Board Donation

VIDALIA - The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center, a division of Meadow Regional Medical Center, recently received the donation of a Prone Breast Board by Mike & Meridy Cochran. 


06/20 - Meeks and Wiles Earn Double Meadows Moment Awards

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center presented double Meadows Moment Awards to EKG Clinical Coordinator Christy Meeks and Registered Respiratory Therapist David Meeks on Thursday, June 19.


06/13 - Gina Hill Earns Meadows Moment Award for Going Above and Beyond

VIDALIA – Gina Hill, Meadows Regional Medical Center Registrar Class II, was awarded the hospital’s prestigious Meadows Moment Award on Friday, June 8.


06/13 - Mumford and Oliver Earn Double Meadows Moment Awards

VIDALIA – Meadows Regional Medical Center presented double Meadows Moment Awards to Meadows Radiology Tech Apprentices John Mumford and Rayna Oliver on Tuesday, June 5.


06/08 - Meadows Regional Medical Center’s New 3D Mammography Offers Accuracy and Comfort

Meadows Regional Medical Center is excited to announce the installation of the latest technology for mammography: GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina new 3D digital mammography unit. 


06/01 - Joanna Riner Receives April DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

VIDALIA – Joanna Riner, Meadows Regional Medical Center Peds/Med/Surg RN, received the April DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Thursday, May 31.