Georgia Trend names Archbold best in SW GA - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Georgia Trend names Archbold best in SW GA

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Purge threats target multiple U.S. cities

    Purge threats target multiple U.S. cities

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-08-27 08:43:33 GMT

    The Dougherty County Sheriff's Office and the Albany Gang Unit will be in on high alert this weekend after "Purge" threats hit social media. Albany is one of several cities that has been targeted. It mimics the 2013 horror film, "The Purge." 

    More >>

    The Dougherty County Sheriff's Office and the Albany Gang Unit will be in on high alert this weekend after "Purge" threats hit social media. Albany is one of several cities that has been targeted. It mimics the 2013 horror film, "The Purge." 

    More >>
  • Mars celebrates 50 years in Albany

    Mars celebrates 50 years in Albany

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:05:12 GMT
    Albany city commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday night honoring one of the city's tastiest factories.More >>
    Albany city commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday night honoring one of the city's tastiest factories.More >>
  • Alice Coachman Resolution Approved

    Alice Coachman Resolution Approved

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:59:04 GMT
    Bradford Jones, Coachman's Son-in-lawBradford Jones, Coachman's Son-in-law
    An Olympic legend from Albany is honored by home town leaders. Mayor Dorothy Hubbard presented a resolution honoring Alice Coachman to her son-in-law. More >>
    An Olympic legend from Albany is honored by home town leaders. Mayor Dorothy Hubbard presented a resolution honoring Alice Coachman to her son-in-law. More >>
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville is named the best hospital in this part of the state.

For the third straight year, Georgia Trend Magazine named Archbold a Top Georgia Hospital and the best in southwest Georgia.

Overall, Archbold ranked 6th out of hospitals in Georgia with 151 to 399 patient beds.

"They're looking at outcomes. So they are looking at quality scores, patient satisfaction, readmission rates, mortality rates, infection rates. So all of those go in the mix when they're trying to evaluate excellence in the state when it comes to hospital care," said CEO Perry Mustian.

The data was acquired from the Centers for Medicine and Medicaid.

 

Copyright 2012 WALB. All rights reserved.