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Gayco Healthcare would like to congratulate Spring Harbor at Green Island for being ranked #1 nursing home in the Chattahoochee Valley by Medicare.gov. Spring Harbor received a 5-Star rating based on criteria such as health inspections, staffing, quality measures, and short-stay residents’ recovery rates and overall lower rates of re-hospitalization. Other notes: RN hours per…
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The American Healthcare Association Quality Initiative Recognition Program rates skilled nursing facilities on the following criteria: Hospitalizations: Safely reduce long-stay and short-stay hospitalizations by at least 10% since Q1 2017, or maintain a rate of 10% or less. ​​Customer Satisfaction: Improve long-stay or short-stay satisfaction by 10% since Q1 2017, or achieve a rate of greater…
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Administering medications with food on the stomach or on an empty stomach. By Luwana Walton, RN Gayco Nurse Consultant Why should some medications be administered with food on the stomach? To reduce side effects. Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medical treatment. They are also called “adverse effects” or “adverse reactions”. All medications can…
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Bent Gay (President, CEO) and Autumn Allen (Chief Pharmacist) discuss Gayco’s vision, values, and commitment to excellence for our customers. This video also gives a glimpse into Gayco Healthcare’s pharmacy operation and shows some of the faces of those who serve our customers.
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Antidepressants and Discontinuation Syndrome By Ashley Gay, Pharm D, Gayco Consultant Pharmacist Depression is the most common mental health problem in the elderly.  Our current state average is 52.4% but many homes are much higher with the recent focus on decreasing anti-psychotic use for agitation and anxiety. The resident’s therapy is often changed multiple times…
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Happy Halloween from Gayco Healthcare! Billing Department as M&Ms Pharmacists Pharmacy Techs Customer Care Tasha Sterling as Witch from Hansel and Gretel Tammy Stewart as Evil Ringmaster   Josh Harrell as Clark Kent (left) and Jon Martin as Steak and Shake Shift Manager (right) Spice Girls and Lad The Jons
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To get in the spirit of Halloween, we held Spirit Fridays leading up to October 31. Pink Out for Breast Cancer Team Spirit Day Decade Day
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Congratulations to this year’s Pumpkin Contest winners! First Place (middle): The Tin Man by Katie Rowe. Second Place (right): A Jurassic Hatching by Alexis Lawson. Third Place (left): Phil and Bill by the Billing Department   All Contest Entries   Phil and Bill – Billing Dept.   It’s Fall Y’all – Jessica Ritchison   Darlin’…
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It was a great pleasure having Trinity Christian School senior, Laura Beth Mason, do her career path project at Gayco Healthcare. Laura Beth plans to become a pharmacist and chose Gayco Healthcare as the site to perform her three-day co-op. She was able to work on the floor with our technicians, shadow purchasing, billing, and…
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Gayco Healthcare was all pink Friday to bring awareness to cancer. We celebrate those who have beaten cancer and we honor those who fought a good fight. We continue to stand with those that will one day end cancer as we know it. Stand, believe, and stop cancer from stealing life from so many we…
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