Campbellton Graceville Hospital | New Lab at CGH Brings in $299,000 in January
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New Lab at CGH Brings in $299,000 in January

03 Mar New Lab at CGH Brings in $299,000 in January

By: Samantha Angerbrandt
Source: Graceville News

‘The Campbellton-Graceville Hospital (CGH) held its monthly board meeting on Monday, February 29, 2016. The board, which consists of Alice Pate, Pat Pelham, and Linda Wheatley, were all present. The meeting included updates on the hospital staff, finances, and the continuing changes as the hospital continues on its road to revitalization…’

‘The meeting started with Vice President of Operations, Peggy Moore, informing the board and audience that several new programs have been implemented at the hospital. Nurses are now following up with Emergency Room patients one to two days after their visit to CGH to check not he patient and how they are doing….’

‘Moore also informed the board that the hospital was working on getting employees insurance options back which will now include more than one plan for them to choose from. Moore hopes the new benefits will be implemented by April 1…’

‘Moore also enthusiastically announced to the board the the Emergency Room Patient Surveys that were sent out are coming back with great results. As of Monday, February 29, 2016, 30% of surveys were returned with no poor results mentioned. Moore stated that the majority of survey returned gave the ER an excellent rating…’

‘The meeting continued with Peggy Moore discussing the upcoming department changes to CGH. She started by saying that the new lab, which is now screening drug tests has become a great success and brought in new jobs. She then began discussing the newest addition to the hospital, which will be opening this month, the hospital’s new medical detoxification program. The program will be called Life Solutions. The Medical Detoxification Therapy will admit patients into CGH from 4 to 14 days as they work on ridding their bodies of drug and alcohol dependence….’

‘The Campbellton-Graceville Hospital Board Meeting continued with an exciting update on finances. The hospital is catching up on years of accumulated debt as they finally start seeing the light at the end of the tunnel…’

‘The board was also asked about the back taxes owed to the IRS. The three seemed very happy to state that over $250,000 in back taxes has been paid to the IRS and the hospital has just over $50,000 left to pay, a huge accomplishment for one year…’

‘The meeting concluded on a high note as the hospital continues its revitalization…’