Southeast Health News

Southeast Health named a best midsized employer in America

Southeast Health News Southeast Health named a best midsized employer in America Southeast Health has been recognized by a national publication as one of the 500 best midsized employers in America. Forbes Magazine released ...
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The Pedestrian Bridge in the West Parking Garage will close for renovations

Southeast Health News The Pedestrian Bridge in the West Parking Garage will close for renovations Renovation to the pedestrian bridge connecting the West Garage to the third floor of the Women’s Center is scheduled ...
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Southeast Health announces second residency class

Southeast Health News  Southeast Health announces second residency class Southeast Health Graduate Medical Education (GME) is proud to introduce the 13 medical students who were selected to fill the second internal medicine residency class ...
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Patient Accounts moves to a new location

Southeast Health News  Patient Accounts moves to a new location Southeast Health is driving up customer service when it comes to patient accounts. Patient Accounts is no longer located inside the medical center. We ...
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Cox named director of Pharmacy

Southeast Health News  Cox named director of Pharmacy Southeast Health is pleased to announce Jacey Cox has been named director of the Pharmacy. Jacey has 16 years of pharmacy experience. Before returning to Southeast ...
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Hurt joins Southeast Health’s administrative team

Southeast Health News  Hurt joins Southeast Health’s administrative team Southeast Health is pleased to welcome Kelly M. Hurt, MHA, MBA, as vice president, chief human resources officer (CHRO). Kelly comes to Dothan with more ...
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Southeast Health’s nursing team is 900 strong – and growing!

Southeast Health News Southeast Health’s nursing team is 900 strong – and growing! By Tena Knight, MSN, ACNS-BC, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Southeast Health Nursing shortages remain a regional and national issue creating challenges everywhere, ...
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Patient becomes U.S. citizen at Southeast Health

Southeast Health News  Patient becomes U.S. citizen at Southeast Health Sabine Byrne took a radiation treatment and the oath to become a United States citizen Monday morning at Southeast Health Cancer Center. It marks ...
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Lucas joins Southeast Health Medical Group’s administrative team

Southeast Health News  Lucas joins Southeast Health Medical Group’s administrative team Southeast Health Medical Group is pleased to welcome Brannon R. Lucas as executive director of Finance Operations. Southeast Health Medical Group is the ...
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Southeast Health’s renovation improves guest experience

Southeast Health NewsSoutheast Health’s renovation improves guest experienceby Merideth Holland, Vice President of Support Services, Southeast Health Southeast Health is creating a first-class patient and family experience. We are setting the stage for that exceptional ...
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Reflecting on the past; preparing for the future

Southeast Health NewsReflecting on the past; preparing for the futureby Rick Sutton | CEO, Southeast Health The New Year is traditionally a time to reflect on accomplishments and set goals. As CEO of Southeast ...
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Southeast Health is addressing the region’s physician shortage in innovative ways

Southeast Health News Southeast Health is addressing the region’s physician shortage in innovative ways by Taylor Williams, Vice President, Southeast Health Medical Group Attracting, recruiting and retaining quality physicians are critical issues being addressed ...
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Dahale named director of Health System Engineering

Southeast Health News  Dahale named director of Health System Engineering Southeast Health is pleased to welcome Devesh Dahale as director of Health System Engineering. In his role, Devesh will work collaboratively with physicians and ...
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Dr. Skandhan named one of the top hospitalists in the nation

Southeast Health News Dr. Skandhan named one of the top hospitalists in the nation Southeast Health is proud to announce Amith Skandhan, MD, has been named one of the top hospitalists in the nation ...
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Our intense focus on patient experience yields positive results

Southeast Health News Our intense focus on patient experience yields positive results by Melissa Owens, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer, VP of Patient Care Services, Southeast Health There are currently 5,500 hospitals in the United ...
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Dr. Heersink named medical director of the Graduate Medical Education Internal Medicine Ambulatory Clinic

Southeast Health News  Dr. Heersink named medical director of the Graduate Medical Education Internal Medicine Ambulatory Clinic Southeast Health is pleased to welcome Juanita Heersink, MD, as medical director of the Graduate Medical Education ...
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Statera CEO receives prestigious healthcare award

Southeast Health News  Statera CEO receives prestigious healthcare award Marc J. Miller, CEO of Statera Health, has been named recipient of Alabama Regent’s 2018 American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior Level Healthcare Executive ...
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Sylvia Powell marks 50 years of service

Southeast Health News  Sylvia Powell marks 50 years of service Sylvia Powell is a wonderful person who is tenacious when it comes to her supply chain role and taking care of our patients. Sylvia ...
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Taylor named director of GME Administration

Southeast Health News  Taylor named director of GME Administration Southeast Health is pleased to welcome Patti D. Taylor as director of Graduate Medical Education (GME) administration. Patti comes to Southeast Health after spending the last ...
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Nedelcut named to head up Southeast Health’s Regulatory Compliance

Southeast Health News  Nedelcut named to head up Southeast Health’s Regulatory Compliance Southeast Health is pleased to welcome Adrian Nedelcut, MD, CPHQ, as Director of Regulatory Compliance. In his role, Adrian will take the ...
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Storming into action

Southeast Health News Storming into action by Merideth Holland, Vice President of Support Services, Southeast Health It’s comforting to know that superheroes are not only found in movies or comic books. Our superheroes don’t wear ...
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SHMG welcomes new physicians and advanced practice providers

Southeast Health News  SHMG welcomes new physicians and advanced practice providers Southeast Health Medical Group (SHMG) is proud to announce the addition of physicians and advanced practice providers to enhance and expand the quality ...
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What’s in a name?

Southeast Health News What’s in a name? by Claudia Hall, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning, Southeast Health In the last 10 years, Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) has grown into a comprehensive ...
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The nursing shortage: A regional perspective of a national issue

SAMC News The nursing shortage: A regional perspective of a national issue by Melissa Owens, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer, VP of Patient Care Services At an early age, my heart was set on becoming ...
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SAMC: The region’s leader for stroke care

SAMC News SAMC: The region’s leader for stroke care by Charles Harkness, DO, Chief Medical Officer, SAMC At Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC), we don’t mind if some of our employees are caught watching the ...
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Kauhola named director of Neurocritical Care

SAMC News  Kauhola named director of Neurocritical Care Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kawehi Kauhola, MSN, RN has been named director of Neurocritical Care. Kawehi comes to Dothan with almost ...
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SAMC focused on quality patient care and experience

SAMC News SAMC focused on quality patient care and experience by Merideth Holland, Vice President, Support ServicesHealthcare, the largest employer in Houston County, continues to face unprecedented headwinds of change and adapting is a strategic ...
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Hicks named director of Child Development Center

SAMC News  Hicks named director of Child Development Center Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Cindy Hicks has been named director of our Child Development Center (CDC). Cindy began her career at ...
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Responding to current and future challenges in healthcare

SAMC News Responding to current and future challenges in healthcare by Rick Sutton | CEO, Southeast Alabama Medical CenterSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) started a strategic planning exercise two years ago by examining where ...
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SAMC Welcomes Inaugural Residency Class

SAMC News SAMC Welcomes Inaugural Residency Class SAMC’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program welcomed its first residency class July 1. These 13 newly graduated medical students will work 13 four-week blocks yearly. The blocks ...
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SAMC’s Diabetes Treatment Center Surveyed

SAMC News  SAMC's Diabetes Treatment Center Surveyed SAMC’s Diabetes Treatment Center (DTC) was randomly selected for an onsite audit by the American Diabetes Association in May. This audit was required in order to retain ...
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Southeast Alabama Medical Center Transitions to Southeast Health

SAMC News  Southeast Alabama Medical Center Transitions to Southeast Health In recognition of the expanded roles hospitals and health systems are playing in today’s health care, the Houston County Health Care Authority has selected ...
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Rivenbark joins SAMC’s hospitalist team

SAMC News  Rivenbark joins SAMC’s hospitalist team Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) welcomes Madison W. Rivenbark, MSN, AGACNP-BC to its hospitalist team. The hospitalist team is part of Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG), which ...
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Dr. Bentley, neurosurgeon, joins SAMC’s NeuroSpine Center

SAMC News  Dr. Bentley, neurosurgeon, joins SAMC’s NeuroSpine Center Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Joshua Sterling Bentley, DO, cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgeon, to its NeuroSpine Center. NeuroSpine is part of ...
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Heather Land and Jeff Allen headline comedy night

SAMC News Heather Land and Jeff Allen headline comedy night Social media sensation Heather Land, who is famous for saying, “I ain’t doin it,” is coming to Dothan in August with fellow comedian Jeff ...
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Chick-fil-A to open at SAMC in June

SAMC News  Chick-fil-A to open at SAMC in June Chick-fil-A is being admitted to Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) on Tuesday, June 19. The popular chicken restaurant will be located on campus serving a ...
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Dr. Gandhi, internal medicine, joins SAMC’s hospitalist team

SAMC News Dr. Gandhi, internal medicine, joins SAMC’s hospitalist teamSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Shephali Gandhi, MD, internal medicine, to our hospitalist team. The hospitalist team is part of the ...
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SAMC receives Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care

SAMC News  SAMC receives Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care For the seventh consecutive year, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association awarded SAMC with the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) ...
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Koeller named director of Behavioral Health Services

SAMC News  Koeller named director of Behavioral Health Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Sandra Koeller, MAN, RN-BC, has been named director of Behavioral Health Services. Sandra comes to Dothan ...
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McKnight named executive director of Patient Financial Services

SAMC News  McKnight named executive director of Patient Financial Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Melanie McKnight has been named executive director of Patient Financial Services, which includes access, coding, ...
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Griffin named executive director of Oncology Services

SAMC News  Griffin named executive director of Oncology Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Scott Griffin, BSRT, has been named executive director of Oncology Services. Scott came to SAMC in ...
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Hobbs named director of Radiology

SAMC News  Hobbs named director of Radiology Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce William (Bill) Hobbs as director of Radiology. Bill has 15 years of experience in diagnostic imaging. He comes ...
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SAMC announces first residency class

SAMC News SAMC announces first residency classThirteen medical students made history on Friday, March 16 when they were selected to fill the inaugural internal medicine residency class at Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC). The ...
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SAMG welcomes new advanced practice providers

SAMC News  SAMG welcomes new advanced practice providers Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) is proud to announce the addition of advanced practice providers to enhance and expand the quality healthcare delivered by the clinics and hospitalists ...
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Dr. Clemmons, internal medicine, joins SAMG hospitalist group

SAMC News  Dr. Clemmons, internal medicine, joins SAMG hospitalist group Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Martin Clemmons, DO, FACOI, internal medicine, to its Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) hospitalist team ...
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Dr. Mallick, internal medicine, joins SAMG hospitalist group

SAMC News  Dr. Mallick, internal medicine, joins SAMG hospitalist group Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Adnan Mallick, MD, internal medicine, to its Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) hospitalist team. SAMG ...
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Woods named director of Organizational Development

SAMC News  Woods named director of Organizational Development Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Cassandra Woods, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been named director of Organizational Development. Cassandra comes to Dothan from the ...
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Dr. Wang, psychiatrist, joins SAMC hospitalist group

SAMC News  Dr. Wang, psychiatrist, joins SAMC hospitalist group Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Baowu Wang, MD, psychiatrist, to its hospitalist group. Dr. Wang has most recently practiced as an ...
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SAMC announces parking deck renovation

SAMC News  SAMC announces parking deck renovation In conjunction with the current maintenance of the East Parking Deck, which includes portions of the deck in front of the main hospital being closed, the Doctors ...
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Johnson named Director of Supply Chain Management

SAMC News  Johnson named Director of Supply Chain Management Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jeremy Johnson has been named director of Supply Chain Management. Jeremy has more than 15 years ...
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SAMC is first hospital in the region to successfully perform non-surgical aortic heart valve procedure in Dothan

SAMC News SAMC is first hospital in the region to successfully perform non-surgical aortic heart valve procedure in Dothan Aortic valve replacement at Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) no longer has to be a heart ...
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Dr. Gay joins SAMC’s AltaCare Clinic

SAMC News  Dr. Gay joins SAMC’s AltaCare Clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Gary L. Gay, DO, psychiatrist, to its AltaCare team. AltaCare, which offers outpatient psychiatry and counseling, is ...
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SAMC announces parking deck renovation

SAMC News  SAMC announces parking deck renovation Beginning Tuesday, January 9, portions of Southeast Alabama Medical Center’s East Parking Deck, in front of the main hospital entrance and Doctors Building, will be closed for ...
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Dr. Basarakodu, medical oncologist, joins Southeast Cancer Care

SAMC News  Dr. Basarakodu, medical oncologist, joins Southeast Cancer Care Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Krishnamohan R. Basarakodu, MD, medical oncologist, to Southeast Cancer Care. Southeast Cancer Care is another ...
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Dr. Valasareddi, medical oncologist, joins Southeast Cancer Care

SAMC News  Dr. Valasareddi, medical oncologist, joins Southeast Cancer Care Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Sri Laxmi Valasareddi, MD, medical oncologist, to Southeast Cancer Care. Southeast Cancer Care is another ...
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SAMC names Arango director of Health Information Management

SAMC News  SAMC names Arango director of Health Information Management Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Janice Arango, RHIA, CCS, has been named director of Health Information Management. Janice has been ...
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Kirkland named director of Laboratory Services

SAMC News  Kirkland named director of Laboratory Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Lydia Kirkland has been named director of Laboratory Services. Lydia came to SAMC in June as manager ...
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Smith named director of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

SAMC News  Smith named director of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Sheri Smith, RN, BSN, has been named director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) ...
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Dr. Pippin, family medicine, joins First Med of Dothan

SAMC News  Dr. Pippin, family medicine, joins First Med of Dothan Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Mary L. Pippin, MD, family medicine, to First Med of Dothan. Dr. Pippin comes ...
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Johnson named interim director of Neuro Critical Care Unit

SAMC News   Johnson named interim director of Neuro Critical Care Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ramona Johnson, MSN, RN-BC, has been named interim director of the Neuro Critical Care ...
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Dr. Martinez, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC News  Dr. Martinez, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Eduardo Milton Martinez, MD, FACS, vascular surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Martinez comes to ...
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Knight named associate chief nursing officer

SAMC News Knight named associate chief nursing officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tena Knight, RN, MSN has been named associate chief nursing officer. Tena has 21 years of critical ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Lim to Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Lim to Southeast Surgical Associates Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Suh Lim, MD, general surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Southeast Surgical is part of the ...
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SAMC residency program receives accreditation

SAMC News SAMC residency program receives accreditation Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce its internal medicine residency program recently received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) ...
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Strength named director of Quality Outcomes for clinics

SAMC News Strength named director of Quality Outcomes for clinicsSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Wyndi Strength has been named director of Quality Outcomes for Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG).SAMG is ...
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Dr. Dress, plastics and reconstructive surgeon, joins SAMC

SAMC News Dr. Dress, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, joins SAMC Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Christopher M. Dress, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Dress, board ...
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Dr. Miller, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical Associates

SAMC NewsDr. Miller, vascular surgeon, joins Southeast Surgical AssociatesSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Michael Lee Miller, MD, vascular surgeon, to Southeast Surgical Associates. Dr. Miller, board certified in vascular surgery, ...
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Worthington named SAMG director of the Heart Rhythm Clinic

SAMC News Worthington named SAMG director of the Heart Rhythm Clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Denise Worthington has been named the Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) director of the ...
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Couture named director of cardiology floor

SAMC News Couture named director of cardiology floor Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jessica Couture, RNCC-BSN, has been named director of 4 East Nursing Unit. This unit is primarily designated ...
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Lee named SAMG director of the hospitalists program

SAMC News Lee named SAMG director of the hospitalists program Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ellen Lee has been named the Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) director of the hospitalists ...
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Owens assumes Chief Nursing Officer duties

SAMC News Owens assumes Chief Nursing Officer duties Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Melissa Owens, RN, MSN, AOCNS, recently began her new duties as chief nursing officer. Melissa has been ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Whitney to west Dothan clinic

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Whitney to west Dothan clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Lt. Col (ret) Patrick Whitney, MD, MSPH, to its Westway Medical Office on U.S. 84 ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Elkington as a hospitalist psychiatrist

SAMC News SAMC welcomes Dr. Elkington as a hospitalist psychiatrist Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome William (Troy) Elkington, MD, general psychiatrist, to our team of hospitalists. Dr. Elkington comes to ...
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Dr. Basford joins SAMC’s Emergency Department and ACOM

SAMC News Dr. Basford joins SAMC’s Emergency Department and ACOM Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Jesse Basford, MD, emergency and family medicine, to its Emergency Department and the Alabama College ...
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SAMC welcomes Dr. Kendig, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its staff

SAMC NewsSAMC welcomes Dr. Kendig, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its staffSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Arthur C. Kendig, MD, cardiac electrophysiologist (EP cardiologist), to the Heart and Vascular Center.An electrophysiologist or ...
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Griffin named director of Radiology and Oncology Services

SAMC NewsGriffin named director of Radiology and Oncology ServicesSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Scott Griffin, BSRT, has been named director of Radiology and Oncology Services.Scott came to SAMC in 2004 ...
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Dr. Goteti joins SAMC’s Hospitalists

SAMC News Dr. Goteti joins SAMC’s Hospitalists Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Ravitej Goteti, MD, internal medicine, as a Hospitalist. Dr. Goteti comes to Dothan from Medstar Franklin Square Medical ...
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Crutchfield named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support

SAMC News Crutchfield named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Andrea Crutchfield has been named director of Reimbursement and Decision Support. Andrea has more than ...
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Chandler named chief nurse anesthetist

SAMC News Chandler named chief nurse anesthetist Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Bradley Chandler has been named chief certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). Bradley joined the SAMC team in 2002 ...
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Cole named director of Information Systems

SAMC News Cole named director of Information Systems Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ashley Cole has been named director of Information Systems. Ashley has more than 16 years of information ...
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Dr. Sawyer joins SAMC’s Emergency Department

SAMC News Dr. Sawyer joins SAMC’s Emergency Department Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Andrew Sawyer, MD, emergency medicine, to its Emergency Department. Dr. Sawyer, an Enterprise native, comes to Dothan ...
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Gaines named vice president of ancillary services

SAMC News Gaines named vice president of ancillary services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Gaines has been named vice president of Ancillary Services. Ancillary services reporting to Jennifer are: ...
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Daffron named vice president Information Systems/Chief Information Officer

SAMC News Daffron named vice president Information Systems/Chief Information Officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Eric Daffron has been named vice president of Information Systems/Chief Information Officer (CIO). Eric began ...
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Howard named director of Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit

SAMC News Howard named director of Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kysha Howard, MSN, RN-BC, CNS has been named director of the Urology/Nephrology Nursing Unit. Kysha has ...
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Culp named director of Human Resources

SAMC News Culp named director of Human Resources Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kecia Culp, PHR, SHRM-CP, has been named director of Human Resources. Kecia has 18 years of Human ...
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Stroke program earns awards

SAMC News Stroke program earns awards SAMC received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke ...
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Stewart named to 2017 Top Hospital Marketers of the Year

SAMC News Stewart named to 2017 Top Hospital Marketers of the Year Mark Stewart, director, Public Relations/Printing, has been named to the fourth annual class of Top Hospital Marketers of the year by DTC Perspectives, ...
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York named clinic manager of SAMC’s Rehab Services West

SAMC News York named clinic manager of SAMC’s Rehab Services West Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ryan York, PT, DPT, CCCE, is the clinic manager of Rehab Services West. Ryan ...
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Mayhall named director of Spiritual Care at SAMC

SAMC News Mayhall named director of Spiritual Care at SAMC Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Timothy Brian Mayhall, M.Div., BCC, as director of Spiritual Care. Mayhall is a board certified ...
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Reif joins SAMC team as compliance officer

SAMC News Reif joins SAMC team as compliance officer Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Deborah A. Reif, MBA, CHC, CHPC, has been named compliance officer. Deborah has more than 10 ...
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Temples named director of neurosurgery floor

SAMC News Temples named director of neurosurgery floor Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jerry Temples, BSN, has been named director of the 6 East Nursing Unit. This unit is designated ...
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Dr. Duke joins SAMC’s new west Dothan Family Practice Clinic

SAMC News Dr. Duke joins SAMC's new west Dothan Family Practice Clinic Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Brandy Duke, DO, Family Practice, to its Westway Medical Office on U.S. 84 ...
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Williams joins SAMC Administrative Team

SAMC News Williams joins SAMC Administrative Team Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to welcome Taylor Williams to its administrative team as Vice President of Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG). Taylor will be ...
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Hartigan to serve as leader for SAMC’s Heart and Vascular Service Line

SAMC News Hartigan to serve as leader for SAMC’s Heart and Vascular Service Line Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Eric A. Hartigan, RN, MSN, MBA, has been named executive director ...
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Smith tapped to head up SAMC’s Women and Infants Services

SAMC News Smith tapped to head up SAMC’s Women and Infants Services Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tammy Smith, RN, MSN, has been named executive director of Women and Infants ...
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SAMC system and Statera Health welcome new CEO of Clinical Integration Organization

SAMC News SAMC system and Statera Health welcome new CEO of Clinical Integration Organization Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) and Statera Health are pleased to welcome Marc J. Miller, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, as chief ...
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Money named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit

SAMC News Money named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Kerrie Money, RN, has been named care coordinator of Six-East Nursing Unit. This unit is ...
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Owens named associate chief nursing officer

SAMC News Owens named associate chief nursing officerSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Melissa Owens, RN, MSN, AOCNS, has been named associate chief nursing officer. Melissa has been part of the ...
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Gaines named division director

SAMC News Gaines named division directorSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Jennifer Gaines has been named division director of Ancillary Services. She will assume her new duties October 1. Ancillary Services ...
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Fountain Turns Pink

SAMC News Fountain Turns PinkSAMC kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by turning the city fountain PINK to honor breast cancer survivors and remember the ones who lost their battle ...
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Steinwinder named director of Family Birth Center

SAMC News Steinwinder named director of Family Birth CenterSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Sheila Steinwinder, RN, MSN, has been named director of the Family Birth Center (FBC) in the Women’s ...
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SAMC offers an alternative to a life of pain

SAMC News SAMC offers an alternative to a life of painLife shouldn’t be a painful experience, especially when it comes to acute or chronic pain. Approximately 100 million people in the United States experience ...
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Segrest named director of orthopedic floor

SAMC News Segrest named director of orthopedic floorSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Brooke Segrest, RN, MSN, has been named director of 2 East Nursing Unit. This unit is designated for ...
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Knight named director of Neuro Critical Care Unit

SAMC News Knight named director of Neuro Critical Care UnitSoutheast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Tena Knight, RN, MSN has been named director of its new Neuro Critical Care Unit. Tena ...
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25th Annual Men’s Health Fair

SAMC News 25th Annual Men's Health FairOur 25th annual Men's Health Fair will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 8 - 11 a.m. at the Dothan Civic Center. The event will offer nearly ...
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SAMC announces new VP of Strategic Service Lines

SAMC News SAMC announces new VP of Strategic Service LinesMerideth M. Holland was appointed as Vice President of Strategic Service Lines at Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) in July 2016. Her prior experience includes serving as ...
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Yoga Class Offered

SAMC News Yoga class offeredMore than 50 SAMC Foundation employee partners attended introduction to yoga classes on June 22. Sponsored by the Foundation, sessions were instructed by Carmen Adams, Colleen Mellown and Dr. Amith ...
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2 East celebrates a year without CAUTI

SAMC News 2 East celebrates a year without CAUTISAMC’s 2-East/Orthopedics team held a celebration to note a significant milestone. On June 20, the staff of the orthopedics floor accomplished 365 days with no Catheter ...
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Foundation, ER fund CPR education

SAMC News Foundation, ER fund CPR educationThe SAMC Foundation in partnership with SAMC’s Emergency Services recently presented a check for $15,400 to the Dothan Fire Rescue team to help first responders continue their lifesaving ...
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