Nurses present poster

RN's Ann Spradley and Jan Wynn presented a poster on SAMC's Geriatric 5407JanWynnAnnSpradleyPoster310x153 Fracture Program at the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses' annual conference on June 8 in Raleigh, NC.

Men's Health Fair 2014

Men, this is a great time to take charge of your health. Join us at the 2014 Men's Health Fair. A simple MensHealth310x153 blood draw and other tests may help you avoid serious health issues in the future. And, it's FREE. The event is Saturday, August 2 from 8011 a.m. at the Dothan Civic Center.

Take advantage of these free, non-fasting screenings:

  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Testosterone level
  • Cholesterol and thyroid
  • Glucose
  • Stroke assessment
  • Vision testing
  • Blood pressure
  • COPD/asthma
  • Height/weight/body fat analysis

Screenings are provided by representatives from SAMC, the Houston County Health Department and US-Too Prostate Cancer Support Group.

Participants are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for donation to the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank.

SAMC Patient Portal

SAMC's new Patient Portal, available through the hospital's website, improves patient satisfaction0705PatientPortal310x153 by allowing patients to see a summary of care from their recent hospital stay. In the photo, Elondra Boykin, Outpatient Registration, gives a brochure to a patient and explains SAMC's new Patient Portal on the web. The web Portal provides easy access to their patient records, including lab results and a list of medications. After discharge, patients will receive an email from SAMC with a link to set up an account on the Portal where records are stored and maintained in a secure setting. The Portal will only be populated with information after July 1. Patients who sign in after discharge will get their names entered into a drawing for a free iPad.