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Questions remain following Phoebe announcement

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet Yesterday, news broke that Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital was laying off an additional 127 positions.  This follows the 33 positions that were recently eliminated by Albany’s only hospital.  In a press release, Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick said the following:

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Walker Named Volunteer of the Year

By   /  November 14, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet   Special to the Journal   Grace Walker was recently named the 2011 Lillian B. Allison Volunteer of the Year during Phoebe’s Volunteer Birthday Celebration and Recognition Dinner. The event, held in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, honored 535 volunteers who had committed 61,008 hours of volunteer service during Phoebe’s 2010-11 Fiscal [...]

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Phoebe Begins New $30M Center

By   /  August 16, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Phoebe Putney Health System broke ground last week on the construction of a $30 million Digestive Diseases Center in Albany. The facility, being built at Meredyth Place, will expand the hospital’s gastroenterology capabilities and is expected to be complete in 14 months.

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Attorney General Approves Lease Agreement between Hospital Authority and Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center

By   /  July 18, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet NEWS RELEASE 7/18/11 FITZGERALD, Ga. – The office of the Georgia Attorney General has given its blessing to the proposed lease agreement between the Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County and Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center, which will make the Fitzgerald hospital a part of Phoebe Putney Health System. The Authority and Dorminy Medical Center [...]

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Phoebe Worth Medical Center To Host ‘Scenes of Worth’

By   /  July 18, 2011  /  Business, Education, Lifestyle and Entertainment, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Phoebe Worth Medical Center and the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce are inviting media and the public to join them for a premier viewing and dedication on Monday, July 18. “Scenes of Worth,” a pictorial view of Worth County as seen through the lens of Doug Wolfe, is part of Phoebe’s Centennial Celebration recognizing [...]

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Meredyth Reopened To Traffic Following Storm Damage

By   /  July 11, 2011  /  Community, Government  /   Comments

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Tweet   By Valerie Benton   Meredyth Drive has been reopened to through traffic after temporary roadwork at Meredyth Drive experienced storm damage this weekend . Meredyth Drive was closed to through traffic until the damage could be repaired on Sunday, according to John Fischer, senior vice president of Facilities and Construction at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Construction crews will be continuing roadwork and if there [...]

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BLESSING OF THE HANDS

By   /  May 18, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet The nursing staff at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital blesses others every day with the work they do. But during Nurses Week, Phoebe’s Spiritual Care Department organized times in the Denson Chapel of the hospital when community clergy and Phoebe pastoral associates could bless the hands of the nurses. “Blessing of the Hands” was offered [...]

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New colon study at Phoebe

By   /  April 28, 2011  /  Health  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff reports   A new colorectal polyp prevention study has opened at The Phoebe Cancer Center for patients who have had surgery for early stage colon cancer. The study, “Statin Polyp Prevention Trial in Patients with Resected Colon Cancer” will be investigating a statin drug in reducing the risk of recurrence of colon cancer [...]

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Joel Wernick talks about Phoebe/Palmyra merger

By   /  April 17, 2011  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Ever since the public announcement was made in December that the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County would purchase Palmyra Medical Center and merge its assets with the Phoebe Putney Health System – thus making Phoebe the sole provider of hospital care in the Albany area – Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick has a spent great [...]

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UGA Pharmacy School expands at Phoebe

By   /  April 14, 2011  /  Education  /   Comments

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Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has added to its multidisciplinary approach to health care by expanding its partnership with the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. UGA will now teach as many as 50 graduate-level pharmacy students in new classroom space on the Phoebe campus in the former Albany Middle School [...]

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