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2014-08-14 23:05:25

Dorminy Medical Center and Irwin County Hospital select Azalea® EHR and Azalea® RCM to improve workflow and medical billing processes. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Azalea Health http://www.azaleahealth.com, a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, announces two new hospital clients that serve patients in south Georgia -- Dorminy Medical Center Physician’s Group and Irwin County Hospital Physician Offices. The two hospitals are implementing...

2014-06-23 23:07:41

Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center’s dedication to...

2013-01-15 23:01:31

Halcyon acquires Grace Hospice, increasing coverage by twelve counties. Valdosta, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Halcyon announces the completion of the first hospice acquisition in South Georgia. The acquired company is Grace Hospice, located in Valdosta, GA. Halcyon was formed in 2010 by Health Evolution Partners (HEP), Dan Kohl, and Jack Draughon to build the leading hospice and home health company in the Southeastern U.S. Halcyon completed their first two acquisitions in 2011 covering...

2012-10-10 04:01:27

Southeastern United States Footprint Expands to 14 Markets St. Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Tower Cloud, Inc., a leading-edge fiber optic and wireless backhaul network provider, today announced the completion of a 1,225 route mile network traversing the I-75 corridor and key markets between Macon and Valdosta with extensions to Thomasville, Waycross and other rural markets throughout South Georgia. “Carriers are experiencing a doubling, and even tripling of mobile...

Antarctic Albatross Displays Shift In Breeding Habits
2012-04-30 08:34:58

A new study of the wandering albatross — one of the largest birds on Earth — has shown that some of the birds are breeding earlier in the season compared with 30 years ago. Reporting online this month (April) in the journal Oikos, a British team of scientists describe how they studied the breeding habits of the wandering albatross on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. They have discovered that because some birds are now laying their eggs earlier, the laying date for the...

2011-05-27 20:42:42

The first comprehensive study of sea creatures around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia reveals a region that is richer in biodiversity than even many tropical sites The first comprehensive study of sea creatures around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia reveals a region that is richer in biodiversity than even many tropical sites, such as the Galapagos Islands. The study provides an important benchmark to monitor how these species will respond to future environmental change....

2011-05-05 00:00:31

Social media resources may be ushering in a new era in life-saving communication tools in the health care industry, as was demonstrated via Twitter by Emory Healthcare. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Social media resources may be ushering in a new era in life-saving communication tools in the health care industry, as was demonstrated via Twitter by Emory Healthcare. As the old philosophical question begs, "If a tree falls in the middle of a forest with no one around to hear it, does it...

2011-04-26 07:45:00

NORCROSS, Ga., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) provides the following update to its shareholders. The first part of this year we have concentrated on matters associated with the restructuring of our securities to better position the Company as we move forward with the financing, construction, and implementation of our bio-coal manufacturing plant in South Georgia. On April 18, 2011 we announced that OTC Markets had elevated their tier listing for...

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2010-12-15 13:20:00

Icebergs apparently head off to South Georgia when they are going to die. The blocks of ice break off Antarctica and get swept towards the Atlantic and then ground on the shallow continental shelf that surrounds the 105-mile long island. They dump billions of tons of freshwater into the local marine environment. U.K. scientists say that the giants have quite dramatic impacts, even altering the food webs for South Georgia's animals. "The scale of some these icebergs is something else,"...

2010-05-07 07:47:00

WATERBURY, Vt., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ireland's Crossing the Line Films will be filming an ambitious project about the 20th century race to the South Pole on Quark Expeditions' icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov. Travelers aboard the Weddell Sea and South Georgia expedition cruise, November 6 to December 5, 2010, will experience an authentic behind-the-scenes look at the business of documentary film making. Filming will occur in the air from onboard helicopters, on the ship's decks, and on the...


Latest South Georgia Reference Libraries

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2008-09-17 14:33:17

The South Georgia Pipit (Anthus antarcticus), is a bird found only on the South Georgia archipelago. It is the Antarctic's only song bird, South Georgia's only passerine, and one of the few non-seabirds of the region. It builds nests from dried grass, and lays four eggs a year. It lives off insects and spiders, and beach debris. It has been threatened by environmental damage caused by humans and introductions of predators to the islands such as cats and rats. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2007-10-24 13:46:19

The White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis), is a large seabird in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Antipodes Islands. The diet of the White-chinned Petrel is composed mainly of krill, followed by fish. White-chinned Petrels feed by surface...

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2007-02-13 15:47:10

The Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) is one of seven seals in the genus Arctocephalus. As its name suggests, the Antarctic Fur Seal is distributed in Antarctic waters. Around 95% of the world population breeds at South Georgia. It is named for the German naval vessel the SMS Gazelle that collected the first specimen from Kerguelen Island. The species is also known as the Kerguelen Fur Seal. Physical description This fur seal has a short and broad snout compared with others in...

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