In a move that is redefining surgery options for local residents, the first surgeries using advanced robotic surgery at Effingham Health System were performed this past week. The introduction of da Vinci X® robotic surgical system at Effingham Health System is a game changer for healthcare in our community. The cutting-edge surgical robot will help… Read more »
(Springfield, Georgia) May 23rd, 2018—What if a simple visit from a healthcare team could help a person struggling to manage a chronic illness stay healthier—or ”compliant” as physicians call it—avoiding costly rides in an ambulance, multiple trips to the ER, and repeated hospital admissions that many patients cannot afford? With the mid-June launch… Read more »
The 2018 Best of the Best: Coastal Empire winners have been announced and Effingham Health System has been voted “Best Hospital” in the Coastal Empire. The contest, sponsored by Savannah Morning News and savannahnow.com, tallies votes from community members to determine the “Best of the Best” locally in categories such as, healthcare, travel, commerce… Read more »
(Springfield, Georgia) February 26, 2018— For Effingham Health System (EHS), a community hospitalfocused on transformation, Medicare.gov’s Hospital Compare rating of four-stars, is recognition that the hospital’s quality of care is the best in the area. EHS is the only hospital in the Greater Savannah area—Chatham, Effingham, Bryan, and Bulloch counties—to be named a Top Hospital… Read more »
In a ceremony underscoring the importance of people in the transformation of Effingham Health System (EHS), over 4 dozen employees were recognized at the Annual Service Awards at the Mighty Eighth Airforce Museum.
UPDATE ON CLOSINGS: Due to the winter storm, Effingham Health System Physician Practices, including all Effingham Family Medicine locations, The Women’s Center, and ECB Occupational Medicine, will CLOSE TODAY (Wednesday, Jan 3rd) and will reopen at NOON on Thursday, January 4th.
Deadline Approaches for Enhanced Rural Hospital Tax Credit to Support Transformation of Local Healthcare
(Springfield, GA) November 1st is the deadline for local taxpayers to apply to make a charitable contribution to Effingham Health System and receive a 2017 Georgia income tax credit of up to 90% of their contribution. The Georgia General Assembly made this opportunity available through its implementation, and recent enhancement, of the Georgia Rural Hospital… Read more »
(Springfield, Georgia) August 15, 2017—Effingham Health System is putting major emphasis on transforming healthcare for children in our community. As part of that commitment, Dr. Bailey Alford, is joining Effingham Health System as a full time pediatric physician. This is a “coming home” for Dr. Alford, who grew up in Guyton. “Dr. Bailey,” as her… Read more »
(Springfield, Georgia) July 27, 2017— For parents, getting school age children the medical care they need when they aren’t feeling well can be a real challenge. Beginning this fall, a new telemedicine program from Effingham Health System will give parents of Guyton Elementary and Springfield Elementary students the option to have their children “visit” the… Read more »
Effingham Orthopaedics Practice—professionally staffed by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates physicians—is now open in Rincon. This collaboration provides residents of Effingham, and surrounding areas, access to extensive expertise in orthopaedics and sports medicine. Chatham Orthopaedic Associates’ physicians and providers offer general orthopaedic care and specialized treatment for sprained joints, broken bones, knee pain, foot pain, shoulder pain, arthritis, and other orthopaedic injuries and conditions. All in a warm and caring… Read more »