Two local business leaders appointed to River Edge board
Charles Jones has been appointed to the governing board of River Edge Behavioral Health Center by the Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners. Thad Childs was appointed to the River Edge board by the Jones County Board of Commissioners. He currently serves as the Jones County market president of Morris Bank.
River Edge is a provider of mental health, addiction and developmental disability services and support in Middle Georgia. Jones is the chief legal officer and director of government relations at Fort Valley State University.
Bibb County Medical Society names officers
Bibb County Medical Society named the following doctors as officers for 2017:
Dr. J. Eric Roddenberry is the president. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is the managing partner at Obgyn Specialists LLP. Dr. Robert Lane is the immediate past president. He is board certified in anesthesiology and is chief medical director of Mednax/American Anesthesiology of Georgia LLC, Macon. Dr. Margaret Boltja is president-elect. She is board certified in neurology and practices with Navicent Health Physician Group. Dr. Christopher Minette is vice president. He is board certified in diagnostic radiology and practices with Radiology Associates of Macon. Dr. Jonathan Dean is secretary and editor. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease. Dr. Arthur Schwartz Jr. is treasurer. He is board certified in diagnostic radiology and in vascular and interventional radiology.
Officers named directors-at-large are Dr. I. J. Shaker, Dr. John Rogers, Dr. Rana Munna, Dr. Harold Katner and Dr. Cameka Scarborough. Dr. Michael Greene is parliamentarian and Dr. Maria Bartlett is historian. Dr. William Brooks serves as a director of the Medical Association of Georgia, with Dr. Madalyn Davidoff as an alternate director.
Two local hospitals recognized with Brilliance Awards
Recently, Vizient MidSouth, a membership alliance for not-for-profit health care providers, recognized member organizations that submitted successful projects and leading best practices in the areas of clinical, financial/operational and innovation to its Brilliance Awards program.
The Medical Center, Navicent Health, won first place in clinical for staging CAUTI reduction. Houston Healthcare won third place in innovation for preventing pre-term deliveries among at-risk populations.
In February, the Medical Center, Navicent Health, received a Quality and Patient Safety Award from the Partnership for Health and Accountability for a similar project.
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