Faces of Healthcare: Laura Ragland

Meet Laura Ragland, who manages our Nuclear Medicine Department in Baxley. She’s a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist as well as a certified Vascular Sonographer and Echocardiographer. Some of the most requested tests in her department include whole body bone scans, 3-phase bone scans, HIDA scans, nuclear cardiac stress tests, lung VQ scans, thyroid uptake/scans and… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare gives weekly update

10/13/2020 Appling Healthcare reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among residents at the Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion. No tests results are pending on additional nursing home residents. The hospital reports no additional COVID-19 related deaths. Additionally, the nursing home reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among employees. No test results are pending on additional… Read more »

 

New provider at Vidalia office

10/12/2020 Mandi Wright, FNP-C, has joined the team of expert providers at Appling Healthcare and is now seeing patients in Vidalia on Meadows Lane. Mandi is a Family Nurse Practitioner who treats patients 2 years old and up. Her primary care services include chronic disease management, health maintenance screenings, acute care, women’s health, physical exams,… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare Update

10/05/2020 Appling Healthcare reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among residents at the Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion. No tests results are pending on additional nursing home residents. The hospital reports no additional COVID-19 related deaths. Additionally, the nursing home reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among employees. No test results are pending on additional… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare Reports Two Positive Cases among Residents

10/01/2020 Appling Healthcare reports two positive cases of COVID-19 among residents at the Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion. The hospital reports no additional COVID-19 related deaths. Additionally, the nursing home reports two additional cases of COVID-19 among employees. No test results are pending on additional nursing home employees. Appling Healthcare reports one additional case of… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare launches new therapy clinic in Baxley

09/30/2020 Appling Healthcare recently opened a new outpatient therapy clinic in Baxley. The new location is fully equipped to deliver a comprehensive range of therapy services in the areas of physical, occupational and speech therapy.  Located at 37 Tippins St., Suite A, the facility features all new equipment along with a specially designated pediatric therapy… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare announces new visitor policy

One additional COVID-19 case reported among employees 09/21/2020 Effective immediately, Appling Healthcare is allowing visitors to the nursing home, hospital, Emergency Department and Senior Care Unit, but only under strict guidelines.  COVID-19-infected or COVID-19-suspected patients will NOT be allowed any visitors except under exceptional circumstances and under the direction/order of the primary care physician. All… Read more »

 

Appling Healthcare Update

09/01/2020 Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among residents and no additional COVID-19 related deaths. Among employees, the nursing home reports no additional cases of COVID-19 with no test results pending.    Additionally, Appling Healthcare reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among hospital employees. Test results are pending on two additional… Read more »

 

Age Healthier with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

It’s natural. As we age, our hormone production changes and hormone imbalance can occur. Fortunately, Matt Hodges, Family Nurse Practitioner at Appling Healthcare in Baxley, is on our team as a certified BioTE® Medical provider of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). One of the  BioTE® products that Matt recommends is BHRT pellets, which are placed… Read more »

 

Appling Nursing Home Suspends Outdoor Visits With Family Members

08/24/2020 Effective immediately, Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion has suspended outdoor visits due to the increase of positive coronavirus cases in the surrounding community. Nursing home officials will update families and the community when these visits are reinstated. Questions should be directed to Shawana Bennett, Social Services, at (912)367-9841 ext. 2408 or by email at… Read more »