Applications for volunteer positions at Peeples Cancer Institute on the Hamilton Campus in Dalton, GA are now being taken. Please call 706-272-6147 with any questions.
Peeples Cancer Institute Volunteer Application
Congratulations to Andrea Hill, RN, Progressive Care Unit/Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hamilton’s most recent recipient of the DAISY Award! The award, presented in collaboration with The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. DAISY Award recipients receive an honorary […]
Eric Turner, MD, says he approaches patient care with the philosophy of hope and compassion. “It is important to me that patients understand their condition and the treatment approach,” he says. “And, it is important for me, as the healthcare provider, to try to understand the patient’s perspective. I want to take care of a patient […]
Hamilton Health Care System’s Anna Shaw Children’s Institute (ASCI) has helped more than 400 children with developmental delays and their families since opening last April. There have been approximately 3,800 patient visits. “We have had an amazing beginning,” said Terri Woodruff, executive director. Most of the patients are Georgia residents, however some patients have come […]
Hamilton Medical Center’s Peeples Cancer Institute began welcoming patients Jan. 6. A community open house is planned for Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. With an entrance on Memorial Drive, off Thornton Avenue, the 64,000 square-foot facility, estimated at $46.5 million, houses outpatient cancer diagnostic and treatment services in one location. The team […]
As part of the Heart of Hamilton recognition program, some associates received the Hero Award or the Heart of Hamilton Award for December. If you would like to recognize a Hamilton associate that has gone well above their normal duties and displayed the “Heart of Hamilton”, you may fill out a nomination submission ONLINE.
The Anna Shaw Children’s Institute (ASCI), 1201 Burleyson Road, will hold a family support class on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. in the Southern Magnolia Rooms on first floor of the facility. The topic will be “Early Childhood: Managing Tantrums by Encouraging Interaction and Communication.” Kelsey Nelson, BCBA, board certified behavioral analyst, and […]
Hamilton Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) recently participated in Operation Wesley, a FEMA/HHS Region IV full-scale exercise, which focused on healthcare facilities and fire and EMS services preparedness and ability to identify and manage significant infectious diseases. Georgia and several other southeastern states tested their preparedness and ability to respond to a specific pathogen. The […]
Mitch Frix, MD; D.J. Goss, DO; and Justin Hare, DO; will speak on osteoarthritis and total joint replacement as well as post-operative pain management and spinal pain for a free Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) Joint Moves event on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The presentation will be held at 6 p.m. at the Historic Downtown Calhoun Train […]
Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) volunteers were recently recognized at an annual luncheon. “I have the pleasure of working with some of the best people I know, Hamilton volunteers!” said Gay Ann Talley, volunteer coordinator. “I am so grateful to work with each and every volunteer. We share stories, triumphs, heartache, blessings, but most of all […]
During November, the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) encourages all communities to celebrate National Home Care and Hospice Month, honoring the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a difference for the patients and families they serve. “For the aged, disabled or ill, staying in the homes they know […]