December 8, 2006 – Wayne Memorial Hospital has just received the prestigious 5-Star rating for Total Knee Replacement Surgery from Healthgrades, making the local institution the only hospital in southeast Georgia to receive such a high ranking for knee replacement surgery. HealthGrades, the leading healthcare ratings organization in the nation, has just released its 2007 annual Hospital Quality Study in America, and has ranked over 5000 US Hospitals. No other hospital in the Brunswick, Savannah, Waycross, Valdosta, or Thomasville received the 5-Star knee replacement rating.
August 2006 – Patients needing x-rays at Dr. Kenerly’s office will benefit from the latest direct digital technology on the market. Dr. Kenerly, like many hospitals and radiography centers in larger cities, has purchased the Swissray Direct Digital X-Ray system and now has it installed and operating in his office. Dr. Kenerly has Southeast Georgia’s only Swissray system in operation outside of the Savannah area.
May 11, 2006 – Dr. J. Lex Kenerly, III, Orthopaedic Surgeon, performed a new electromagnetic computer-assisted knee replacement surgery last month at Wayne Memorial Hospital. It was the seventh EM computer-assisted knee replacement surgery performed in the state and the first one outside the Atlanta area.