New C-arm adds to hospital’s state-of-the-art surgical procedures

Burke Health continues to make itself known as a center of orthopedic excellence by investing in the latest technology.Their latest addition includes state-of-the-art GE Premium mobile C-arms. This advanced imaging technology is set to revolutionize surgical procedures by providing top of the line imaging capabilities, enhancing surgical precision, and improving patient outcomes.   The GE […]

Burke Health Highlights Women’s Heart Health

Burke Health offers tips for cardiovascular wellness, just in time for National Women’s Health month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, according to the CDC. It accounts for 1 out of 5 female American deaths. Despite these numbers, only about 56% of women recognize heart disease is […]

Hospital Says Motion is a Joint Effort

Burke Health offers valuable information during Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is one of the most common heath conditions in the United States and the leading cause of disability. About 59 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with arthritis by a doctor, and nearly 26 million of those adults are unable to complete everyday activities because […]

Burke Health earns PCI accreditation

Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty based in Pittsburgh, PA has granted accreditation to the PCI (angioplasty) program at Burke Health. Through a rigorous process, the accreditation proves that Burke Health’s PCI program has met or exceeded Corazon Accreditation Standards and adherence to national social guidelines. Additionally, Corazon Accreditation ensures […]

Chief Nurse reflects on life-long career at local hospital

Few people can say they have been part of an organization for five decades. In recognition of National Hospital Week Chief Nursing Officer Debbie Burch reflected on her life-long career at the local hospital. Burch heard the country song titled “The House That Built Me” and realized that described her years of experiences working at […]

Tissue donation changes local woman’s life

April is National Donate Life Month, an observance focusing on the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation, and a time to honor donors by celebrating the lives they have impacted. Burke County native Kayla Smith holds a special place in her heart (and knee) for organ donors; she had a surgery made possible by […]

Local Doctors Share Lifelong Friendship

In recognition of National Doctor’s Day, March 30, Urologist Charles Coleman strolled down memory lane, reminiscent about Waynesboro’s medical community, and his lifelong friendship with pediatrician Dr. Shelley Griffin. Last fall, Coleman began practicing at 304 Jones Ave. in Waynesboro on Thursdays, a true homecoming for the Burke County native. Reflecting on his childhood, Coleman […]

Heart Health Tips from Burke Cardiology

During this year’s American Heart Month, Burke Health implores Burke Countians to know their risks and follow healthy tips from three interventional cardiologists. On average, someone in the United States dies of cardiovascular disease every 34 seconds, according to the American Heart Association. High blood pressure, aka hypertension, is when blood pressure, the force of […]

Burke Health Named 2023 Hospital of the Year by HomeTown Health, LLC

HomeTown Health, LLC recognized Burke Health as the “Hospital of the Year” from among 70 hospital members across the Southeast at its 24th Annual Fall Conference, held October 18-20, 2023, at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia. “In the everchanging healthcare market, it takes consistent leadership as well as wide-spread staff dedication and team-level effort […]