Healthy Summer Habits

May 27, 2014 8:15 am

With onset of the summer season comes many health concerns to be aware of before planning your summer activities. The heat and sun can lead to many serious illnesses and accidents. Make sure to start your summer off right by knowing how to keep you and your family happy and healthy during ...

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National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People

May 12, 2014 7:17 am

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope.  Providing treatment and comfort to the sick, hospitals are central to a healthy and optomistic community.  That’s the message Burke Medical Center is touting with the 2014 National Hospital ...

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NEW Emergency Room Physician Group – ERx

May 1, 2014 8:27 am

ERx specializes in providing quality, compassionate emergency medicine, inpatient services, and urgent care through independent contractor physicians.  Their physicians are highly trained, dedicated, and motivated to serve all areas but proudly specialize in rural areas of the country.  Many locations have been staffed by ERx for over a decade.  In fact, they have 10 locations ...

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ONE-CALL Patient Admission Service

April 22, 2014 3:31 pm

We have partnered with University Hospital on their ONE-CALL Patient Admission Service to transfer patients when needed.  This service allows physicians the convenience of easily admitting patients and the assurance of knowing the quality care their patients need has been expedited.

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HoverMatt® Air Transfer System

April 17, 2014 12:38 pm

The HoverMatt® air transfer system is the number one choice of hospitals for lateral patient transfers and patient repositioning.

With this revolutionary HoverMatt® air transfer system, the mattress – and the patient – float on a cushion of air, so caregivers can safely transfer patients without lifting or straining. By virtually eliminating the injuries related to lateral transfers and ...

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‘Pause for The Cause’ Blood Drive

April 11, 2014 9:09 am

As a community partner, Burke Medical Center is sponsoring the ‘Pause for the Cause’ blood drive on Monday, April 14, 11:00am – 5:00pm, at the hospital.  It only takes about an hour to save three lives.  Please come out to support this great cause!  You will need to present your donor ID card or photo ID.

For ...

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Ogeechee Technical College

Ogeechee Technical College’s Career Fair 2014

April 10, 2014 9:58 am

On Tuesday, April 8, Ogeechee Technical College hosted  a career fair in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Labor and Coastal Workforce Investment Board.  During our visit to the campus, we were able to present information about Burke Medical Center, recruit for potential future employees, and join forces with our workforce development partners – all to ...

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National Doctors’ Day 2014

April 1, 2014 12:40 pm

National Doctors’ Day is about recognizing our physicians for their contributions and thanking them for their support. On behalf of Burke Medical Center, thank you, and Happy Doctors’ Day!

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Sleep Study Room

Do I Need A Sleep Study?

March 28, 2014 10:18 am

• Do you regularly have difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep?
• Do you have a problem with snoring? Has anyone ever told you that you have pauses in breathing or that you gasp for breath when you sleep?
• Are your legs “active” at night? Do you experience tingling, creeping, itching, pulling, aching or other strange ...

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