Awards & Recognition

Northeast Georgia Medical Center is the most awarded hospital in Georgia and #2 in the nation for Overall Hospital Care. Whether you are visiting for a regular check-up or bringing a loved one for help with their heart, when you walk through our doors, you are trusting Georgia’s #1 Hospital.

#1 in GA & #2 in Nation!

CareChex, A Division of COMPARION
About This Award
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is Georgia’s #1 Hospital for the second consecutive year and #2 in the nation according to a 2015 study by CareChex, an independent healthcare quality rating service.

The CareChex study includes virtually all general, acute, non-federal U.S. hospitals and measures them across several categories including quality of medical care, outcomes of care and patient satisfaction. The 2015 study rated NGMC #2 in the nation for Overall Hospital Care.

The CareChex study rated NGMC #1 in Georgia for Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care – thus earning the distinction of Georgia’s #1 Hospital. The study also rated NGMC as:
  • Georgia’s #1 Surgery Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Orthopedic Surgery Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Vascular Surgery Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Women’s Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Neurological Hospital
  • Georgia’s #1 Pulmonary Hospital

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DNV Accreditation

DNV Healthcare
About This Award
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.
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