About Northeast Georgia Health System
Improving the health of our community in all we do
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.
Awards & Recognition
The Health System offers a full range of healthcare services throughNortheast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), with three hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Gainesville. CareChex, an independent healthcare quality rating service, recognizes NGMC as:
- Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital – for 12 years in a row
- Georgia’s #1 Women’s Hospital
- Georgia's #1 Pulmonary Hospital
- Top 10% in the Nation for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is fully accredited by DNV Healthcare, which is the first new federally approved accreditation option for hospitals in several decades. It is a complete redesign of accreditation standards that offers NGMC the opportunity to simultaneously satisfy its Medicare compliance requirements for reimbursement and implement the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. ISO 9001 is recognized by businesses around the world as the benchmark for continual quality improvement.
Campuses & Locations
There are are several ;NGHS locations to serve you throughout northeast Georgia:
- NGMC Braselton
- NGMC Gainesville
- NGMC Barrow
- Medical Office Buildings
- Urgent Care Centers
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Long-Term Care Centers
- Sleep Centers
- A mental health and substance abuse treatment center
- A satellite cancer treatment center
- In-home services such as hospice and Lifeline, a personal emergency response system
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group
The Health System also strives to bring primary care and specialty services closer to home through Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG). NGPG includes more than 250 talented providers who represent more than 20 specialties at more than 50 locations across the region. Find a location near you at www.ngpg.org.
The Heart Center of NGMC
Those We Serve
Led by volunteer boards made up of community leaders, the Health System serves almost 800,000 people in more than 13 counties across Northeast Georgia. As a not-for-profit health system, all revenue generated above operating expenses is returned to the community through improved services and innovative programs. Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Charity Care Policy supports the provision of care for indigent patients, regardless of their ability to pay.
In 2001, NGHS celebrated our 50th year of serving northeast Georgia.
Learn more about the communities we serve by visiting www.greaterhallchamber.com.