As one of the area’s premier providers of medical and surgical services, we are continuously expanding and improving our facilities and areas of practice. Many of our staff members have achieved breakthroughs in their fields and have received honors and awards.
Tue, July 28, 2015
With August being back-to-school month, parents are making sure immunizations are up-to-date for their children, and they're vigilant about scheduling athletic physicals. According to Dr. Sana Muneer, a physician at West Georgia Primary Care in Hogansville, many parents tend to overlook a vital step in making sure their children are healthy: the annual health exam, also known as a well-child exam or yearly physical.
Mon, July 27, 2015
West Georgia Health's Speech Pathology Department will offer free children's speech and hearing screenings Monday through Thursday, Aug. 3-6. Appointments are required for the free screenings and can be made by calling (706) 845-3862. Each appointment will last 5 to 10 minutes per child.
Tue, July 21, 2015
Jerry Fulks, president and CEO of West Georgia Health, has been named the recipient of the Georgia Hospital Association's 2015 Chairman's Award. The GHA has honored Fulks for his effective leadership of the 276-bed hospital, which has served its community for almost 80 years.
Tue, June 30, 2015
West Georgia Health has dedicated a new plaque just outside the South Tower Entrance to honor the late Leila Higgins Hunter, who led the charge to organize what is now the WGH Auxiliary.
Fri, June 26, 2015
WGH has partnered with District 4 Public Health as it challenges Troup County residents to a "FitBit Challenge" during the month of July. The person who logs the most steps during the month will win a prize package valued at about $300
Wed, June 24, 2015
West Georgia Worx's Candace Wortham, DNP, APRN, recently qualified as a certified medical examiner under the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NCRME) as part of West Georgia Health's Occupational Medicine program.
Tue, June 23, 2015
West Georgia Health has been recognized as one of three hospitals in the country to earn Premier Inc.’s QUEST Award for High-Value Healthcare for providing outstanding patient care.
Mon, June 22, 2015
Everyone is invited to learn more about West Georgia Health’s proposed partnership with WellStar at a community presentation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, at the Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic Auditorium.
Thu, June 11, 2015
Tracy Gynther, West Georgia Health's current Director of Nursing, has been promoted to Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer.
Wed, June 10, 2015
Eighteen area students have been chosen to receive the George E. Sims Nursing Scholarship as they begin to earn their college nursing degrees this fall at LaGrange College, West Georgia Technical College and Columbus State University.