Nurses at Greene County General Hospital are being honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Employees outside of nursing staff are also being honored with the PETAL Award for exceptional service. Connie Bedwell, LPN, who works in the hospital’s Emergency Department, was the DAISY Award Winner. Nurses recognized as DAISY nominees include Sarah Chapman, RN, Jacqi … [Read more...] about Extraordinary Employees Recognized at Greene County General Hospital
Ask an OB-GYN, Series I, Blog 1- What is a pre-pregnancy care checkup? The goal of a pre-pregnancy checkup is to evaluate and discuss issues that may affect your pregnancy before you conceive. This can increase your chances of a normal healthy pregnancy and baby. During this visit, your OB provider will ask about your diet, lifestyle habits, medications, personal and family health history and about past pregnancy issues you may have had. If you are not up to date on your Papanicolaou test, … [Read more...] about Ask an OB-GYN- What is a pre-pregnancy care checkup?
Greene County General Hospital’s believes that healthy people build strong communities. To honor our commitment to our communities, GCGH’s My Clinics offer a range of women’s health and wellness services at the Women’s Health Center, located in the My Linton Clinic. Dr. Douglas Lawson is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist practicing at the My Linton Clinic Women’s Health Center. As an OB-GYN, he supports women’s health with innovative approaches to care. Specializing in … [Read more...] about New Blog Series, Ask an OB-GYN
Greene County General Hospital is thrilled to announce Dr. Frederick Ridge as Chief Medical Officer. The position of Chief Medical Officer was created out of GCGH’s continuous pursuit to provide excellent patient care. As GCGH works to improve quality, patient safety and satisfaction, the position is necessary to ensure our medical policies and procedures are held to the highest standards and best practices. Currently, Dr. Ridge also serves as GCGH’s appointed Chief of Staff. GCGH chose Dr. … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital Announces Chief Medical Officer
Greene County General Hospital is thrilled to announce that a new orthopedics and sports medicine service line and clinic, named TeamOrtho, is coming soon. Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. John Hammerstein, will join the GCGH family in August 2019. He will perform orthopedic surgical services exclusively at Greene County General Hospital as well as practice in the former Ridge Medical Center building located in front of Greene County General Hospital at 1043 North 1000 West Linton, … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital Announces Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Services and Clinic
Greene County General Hospital’s My Clinics have been granted accreditation as Rural Health Clinics through a nationally recognized accreditation organization, The Compliance Team. In addition, the My Clinics have been recognized as Exemplary Providers through the accreditation. All four clinics, My Linton Clinic, My Bloomfield Clinic, My Worthington Clinic and My WestGate Clinic have received the accreditation after an extensive quality assessment conducted by The Compliance Team. The … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital’s My Clinics Accredited as Exemplary Providers and Welcomes New Nurse Practitioners