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What Is a “Swing Bed” Program and How Does It Help Our Community?

Many people who visit the hospital only stay for a short time. Whether for treatment for acute illness, or recovery from surgery, medical care often spans a few days or less, with 5 and a half days being the average length. But there are some patients who require more extensive treatment and recovery time. In […]

Everything You Should Know About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects more than 16 million people in the U.S., though many more are suspected to be living with it unknowingly. Despite how common it is, most people — outside of those who have it or have a loved one who does — know very little about it. To raise awareness, […]

Living with Diabetes: Health Tips

Diabetes affects more than 37 million people in the U.S., or over 11% of the population. Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed or you’ve been living with it for some time, knowing that you’re not alone can be helpful on tough days. Rest assured that many people manage this disease effectively and still experience a long, […]

Enhanced Movement Through Physical Therapy

Joint conditions like arthritis can be painful and debilitating. While there’s currently no cure for arthritis, medical advancements have made joint replacement surgeries designed to alleviate pain more effective than ever. In fact, these procedures are considered among the safest and most dependable treatments in medicine, with knee and hip replacements typically serving as a […]

Simple Life Changes to Prevent Breast Cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is life-changing, and understandably, we all want to minimize our risk to the greatest possible extent. Experts are still working to understand how certain factors shape our individual cancer risk, but so far, we know that while certain factors like genetics are beyond our control to change, there are other lifestyle […]

Morgan Medical Center Ranked Among Top Hospitals for Nursing Communication in the Country

Becker’s Hospital Review honors four hospitals in Georgia Morgan Medical Center — Morgan County’s acclaimed state-of-the-art community hospital — is recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the best hospitals for nurse communication in the country. Among the 350 hospitals honored in Becker’s Top Hospitals for Nurse Communication, Morgan Medical Center is one of […]

Morgan Medical Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Morgan County’s award-winning community hospital acknowledges achievements, milestones Morgan Medical Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary in its current location. The milestone serves as a reminder for area residents that an award-winning, state-of-the-art facility resides in their own backyard. Originally opening in 1960 as Morgan Memorial Hospital, current CEO Ralph A. Castillo, CPA, led the […]

Natalie Stinnett, RN, Receives the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses

Natalie Stinnett, a registered nurse at Morgan Medical Center’s medical-surgical unit, has been honored with the prestigious DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses, making her the first nurse at Morgan Medical Center to receive this distinction. The DAISY Award®, administered by the DAISY Foundation, recognizes nurses who demonstrate unwavering commitment and compassion in their daily patient […]

The City of Madison Should Partner with Us to Improve the Health of Our Community

Just a week ago, we shared the exciting news that the Georgia Court of Appeals had ruled to allow Morgan Medical Center (MMC) to sell the former Morgan Memorial Hospital (MMH) building – which we own and have maintained since we relocated to the current hospital location nearly five years ago. This was a victory […]

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