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March 14, 2017
February 14, 2017
Physician panel to discuss common myths and facts about colorectal cancer
February 2, 2017
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has won dozens of national awards for how well it cares for patients, but now its hospital in Braselton is also being nationally recognized for how well it cares for the environment.
January 31, 2017
The Habersham County Hospital Authority has signed a non-binding letter of intent ("LOI") for exclusive discussions with Northeast Georgia Health System ("NGHS") regarding an affiliation between Habersham Medical Center ("HMC") in Demorest, Georgia, and NGHS.
December 29, 2016
Barrow Regional Medical Center is now Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow
December 19, 2016
The beautiful stained glass windows featured in The Henry Edward Braselton Chapel at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton have been nationally recognized.
November 29, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebrations are right around the corner.
November 17, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is taking the next step in teaching future generations of doctors and increasing the likelihood that homegrown talent will stay close to home to care for local communities.
November 15, 2016
Thanks to a signature gift to The Medical Center Foundation from Jack and Janice Frost, owners of Memorial Park Funeral Homes and Cemeteries, The Jack and Janice Frost Water Garden will be constructed next year by the public entrance to the Emergency Department at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton.
November 1, 2016
Toccoa Clinic Medical Associates (The Toccoa Clinic) has officially joined Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), the multi-specialty physicians group of Northeast Georgia Health System - the parent organization of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, with hospitals in Gainesville and Braselton.
October 31, 2016
Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, exceeding the number of deaths from breast, colon and prostate cancers combined? In fact, the American Cancer Society says approximately one in 14 men and one in 17 women will develop lung cancer at some point in his or her lifetime.
October 31, 2016
Darrell Scales, MD; Gregory Woods, MD; William Grimsley, MD; Jerome Nichols, MD; Joseph Powers, MD; William Primos, MD; Mark Hazel, MD; Justin Walker, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine welcome Robert Wood, MD, to the practice.
October 19, 2016
Did you know that 90% of a child's brain is developed by age 3? Also by age 3, a child's vocabulary can predict third grade reading proficiency. Research indicates that children who are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.
October 6, 2016
Clifton Hastings, MD, and Ron Bracewell, co-chairs of this year's Medical Center Open, also announced during the 19th Hole Reception that today's event set a new record. Habitat for Humanity of Hall County is the sole beneficiary of this year's tournament, and 100 percent of the funds raised will go directly to building the three homes - and potentially a playground.
October 5, 2016
The employees of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) are going beyond the bedside and into their wallets to show their commitment to improving the health of the community in all they do.
October 3, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Barrow Regional Medical Center (BRMC) in Winder, Ga., according to a joint announcement by both hospitals.
September 12, 2016
A historical moment was delivered today when the first baby was born at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton. Weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces, Lucas Arthur Herndon (Luke) arrived at 10:03 a.m., welcomed by his parents, Sara and Kyle Herndon of Athens.
August 5, 2016
Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital for 11 years in a row has a new tool to help diagnose coronary artery disease.
August 3, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville is the first and only hospital in Georgia offering nitrous oxide (N2O) as a form of pain relief for laboring mothers. Also known as "laughing gas", nitrous oxide is most commonly administered in a dental setting for procedures such as root canals or cavity fillings.
July 29, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) announces two new administrators: Elyse Gates and Mike Hill.
July 26, 2016
Each year, Atlanta magazine publishes a roster of whom it considers the best metro Atlanta doctors, as chosen by peer physicians. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is proud to recognize 19 physicians, currently serving on-staff at NGMC, who have been named to the 2016 Top Doctors list, including:
July 14, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes 27 new physicians who joined us from October 2015 - May 2016.
July 11, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is the first and only hospital in the state - and the third in the Southeastern U.S. - to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time.
June 22, 2016
Lifeline, an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), recently recognized volunteers who work with the emergency response system during a luncheon at Lake Lanier Island's Legacy Lodge Resort & Conference Center.
June 20, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is pleased to announce three new administrative additions in its Compliance, Medical Informatics and Finance teams.
June 15, 2016
For more than 1,000 years, stained glass windows have illuminated places of worship and remembrance.
May 16, 2016
One of your local Urgent Care centers recently received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), an organization that measures and qualifies medical practices based on quality performance in health care.
May 14, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) named Hong Vuong, who works in the South Patient Tower Cafeteria at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville, its 2016 Employee of the Year during the second of three events this week to recognize long-tenured employees for their service.
May 4, 2016
More than 200 volunteers were recently recognized for their service during Northeast Georgia Health System's (NGHS) annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
May 2, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently welcomed a new chief nursing officer (CNO). Brenda Simpson, RN, MSN, CENP, is responsible for overseeing nursing services at NGMCs hospitals in Gainesville and Braselton.
April 1, 2016
The opening of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton on April 1, 2015, marked a historical moment for Northeast Georgia Health System as well as the state of Georgia. As the state's first net-new hospital in almost 20 years, NGMC Braselton brought the award-winning services of the State's #1 hospital to many who needed access closer to home.
March 30, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is one of the "Top 150 Workplaces in Atlanta" for a sixth consecutive year according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). NGHS is also one of only 25 large companies (more than 500 employees) to make the list.
March 22, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) surpassed the $1 billion mark in local and state economic impact for the fifth consecutive year according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), the state's largest hospital trade association.
February 29, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) isn't just Georgia's #1 Hospital for the third consecutive year, it's also among the top 10 in the nation for the second consecutive year according to a recent study by an independent healthcare quality rating service.
February 15, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is proud to announce RK Whitehead as its new chairman for NGHS Board of Trustees. Whitehead replaces Mary Lynn Coyle, who has served as chair since 2007.
December 1, 2015
Residents northeast of Atlanta now have access to advanced technology for the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), closer to home
November 9, 2015
NGMC Braselton Offers Patients Comprehensive Cancer Care Close to Home
October 7, 2015
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes 41 new physicians who joined us from July - September 2015
July 23, 2015
Topic: Arthritis Do's & Don'ts
July 22, 2015
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes 34 new physicians who joined us from January - June 2015
July 8, 2015
People northeast of Atlanta now have access to the latest robotic surgery technology, closer to home.
May 18, 2015
As Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton grows in its services to the community, The Medical Center Foundation has announced key volunteer leadership to help build philanthropic support for the new hospital. Tony Funari, campaign chair for The Medical Center Foundation's campaign to benefit NGMC Braselton, has been recruiting community leaders to serve as Campaign Cabinet members.
May 14, 2015
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) named Robbie Morgan, lead media specialist, its 2015 Employee of the Year during the second of three events this week to recognize long-tenured employees for their service.
April 29, 2015
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton, the state's newest hospital, will begin construction on a new expansion May 4, 2015, allowing the hospital to begin offering obstetric services to the community.
April 16, 2015
Making decisions about your health care today can save your loved ones from tough choices later. That is the message of National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), which Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is observing today with information centers at both NGMC Gainesville and NGMC Braselton.
April 1, 2015
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton, the state's first net-new hospital in almost 20 years, is now open to care for patients - and the first two were already treated this morning.
March 27, 2015
Community is invited to a public Open House this Sunday, March 29
March 22, 2015
For the last 10 years, Northeast Georgia Health System steadily made progress to build and open a new hospital in Braselton. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton is excited to announce that on April 1, 2015, it will officially open and begin providing care for patients.
March 2, 2015
The leaders at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton, set to open this Spring, have taken this to heart and installed an expansive art collection at the future hospital to further enhance the intentional healing environment they have created for patients.
January 16, 2015
As work continues to prepare Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton for its spring opening, there are visual indications the campus is coming to life more each day. Just after day broke at the hospital early Thursday morning, The Medical Center Foundation held a special flag raising ceremony and breakfast dedication to honor The Rotary Club of Braselton for their signature gift to name The Braselton Rotary Club Flag Plaza.
January 9, 2015
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes 45 new physicians
January 6, 2015
The medical office building attached to the future Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton is set to open January 12 & 19
July 31, 2014
Anthony Williamson has been named president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton, according to an announcement from Carol Burrell, president and CEO of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).
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