Angel Medical Center

August 17, 2022

Angel Medical Center Focuses on Overdose Awareness, Exceptional Team Members, and New Facility for August

Hello summer! It’s hard not to love this season of flowers growing, warm days, afternoon showers, and beautiful, cooler nights that only those of us lucky enough to live in the mountains get to enjoy. Summer also finds me restless for the weekend at times and anticipating fun activities — and I know I’m not […]

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June 22, 2022

It’s Important to Be Prepared and Make Smart Choices When You Engage in Summer Fun

School is out and summer is here! Summer brings busier schedules and we become more adventurous, getting outside and engaging in activities like hiking, biking, and swimming. If you’re like me, these fun pastimes also bring on muscle aches and bruises in places I didn’t even know existed. In addition to the fun, being outdoors […]

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May 11, 2022

May is a Time to Reflect On the Work of Our Dedicated Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, and Public Service Workers, and How They Enrich Our Community’s Wellbeing

May is full of appreciation days for groups of professionals who truly deserve our thanks for all they do in our community. For example, as a dad to a wonderful young man who is getting so excited about the end of May coming—and summer vacation—makes me remember the dedicated teachers in our community. My heart […]

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May 27, 2021

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve months ago […]

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May 17, 2021

Angel Medical Center Groundbreaking, April 30, 2021

? (Transcript) [Greg Lowe] Good morning everyone. I want to thank you all for taking time out of your day to be here. This is a day of celebration for Angel Medical Center and for our communities. Today marks the beginning of HCA and Mission Health’s commitment to the continuation of healthcare services in Macon […]

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April 23, 2021

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Turn Back the Tide of the COVID-19 Pandemic Now? Get Vaccinated

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The COVID-19 pandemic presented us with a public health crisis we’ve not seen the likes of in more than a century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 is the last time the United States, and the world, had to deal with the onslaught of a virulent virus […]

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March 26, 2021

Don’t Postpone Seeking Care at Angel Medical Center during the Pandemic, It Could Mean the Difference between a Manageable and a Serious Condition, and Even Life or Death

By Timothy Layman, DNP As the Administrator of Clinical Operations at Angel Medical Center (AMC), I wanted to create a special message for March. This month we can see the promise of spring just a bit more clearly on the horizon, after enduring the cold and spending months inside. This year, however, our impatience for […]

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February 24, 2021

Cardiac Rehab and the Importance of the Link between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE I’m excited to talk this month about Angel Medical Center’s extraordinary and ever-developing Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. The health of the heart is important to our well-being. We talk and read a lot about steps we can take to prevent heart disease, including good nutrition, regular exercise, […]

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February 11, 2021

6 Things You May Not Know about Hospice Care

Here are six facts about hospice care you need to know: 1. Hospice care is not just for the terminally ill. In fact, hospice services can help manage care of a loved one with advanced chronic health problems who remains at home. 2. Seeking out hospice care is neither “giving up” nor something that hastens […]

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January 27, 2021

We Shouldn’t Let Up on Doing All We Can to Stop the Spread of COVID-19, Especially Now

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE North Carolina is now seeing most counties across the state, including western North Carolina’s, in the “red zone,” meaning we’re experiencing extensive viral spread of COVID-19. We also know that “pandemic fatigue” is very real, and that we as human beings have a tendency to shut […]

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