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Wear red Feb. 6 to support heart health

01/23/2015

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. February is American Heart Month and Mayo Clinic Health System wants to help men and women of all ages learn more about heart disease and what individuals can do to live heart-healthy lives.

Mayo Clinic Health System Opens Hematology Oncology Office in Folkston, Georgia

01/16/2015

Hematology and oncology services are now available in Folkston, Georgia, through Mayo Clinic Health System with the recent opening of a new office at 396 Kingsland Rd. Hematologists and medical oncologists work closely with physicians from virtually every specialty at Mayo in the care of patients with cancer and blood disorders.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross Expands Cancer Services

01/05/2015

A newer, stronger Mayo Clinic Health System is here. Mayo has been investing and building its practice all year, bringing over 30 new providers to our community. Today, Mayo announced it is expanding its services once again by providing radiation oncology services at the location previously known as CurePoint. This is just another example of the health system’s commitment to ensuring friends and neighbors receive the highest quality health care services possible, right here at home. 

Jewelry designer John Wind to visit Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross

12/03/2014

Philadelphia jewelry designer John Wind once again will visit the gift shop at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wind will host a trunk show of his jewelry pieces, and also will offer the chance to create one-of-a-kind custom pieces for customers during the show. Hosted by the hospital Auxiliary, this show will benefit the health system and patients, and also will provide scholarships to health care students.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross generates over $276M for local and state economy

10/27/2014

In 2012, Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross generated more than $276 million in revenue for the local and state economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. The report also found that, during the same time period, the health system provided $17 million in uncompensated care while sustaining more than 1,278 full-time jobs throughout Waycross and the rest of the state.

Nursing Homes Receive National Honors

10/15/2013

Satilla Care Center and Pierce County Nursing Home have been honored with Excellence In Action awards from My InnerView by National Research Corporation. This honor recognizes long-term care organizations that achieve the highest levels of satisfaction excellence, as demonstrated by overall resident or employee satisfaction scores that fall within the top 10 percent of My InnerView's nationwide database.

Mayo Clinic Health System Welcomes New Leaders

08/27/2013

Mary Hoffman, the chief financial officer (CFO) at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Fla., has been named chief administrative officer at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross. The health system also welcomes Cheryl Croft, associate administrator.

Mayo Clinic Health System Identified As Top Performer by Johns Hopkins Medicine

06/14/2013

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Ga., recently received a letter from the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Based on the institute's recent analysis of publicly available data on performance of U.S. hospitals on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS), Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross was identified as a "top performer" in two areas.

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross Receives Presidential Quality Award

04/29/2013

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, GA has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll. The health system is one of 18 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Presidential category. The honor roll is based on clinical data provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. The data was collected from October 2011 to September 2012.

Mayo Clinic Health System Wins AHA Gold

04/17/2013

Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for employees, and has been recognized as a 2013 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.


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