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Bathroom PODS and headwalls installed at NGMC Braselton

Construction milestone: Topping
Out celebrated for NGMC Braselton

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton

During the spring of 2015, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton will open its doors to bring exceptional healthcare directly to the Greater Braselton community. The future 100-bed hospital will be the state's first net-new hospital, meaning not a relocation or replacement, in almost 20 years. The campus is already home to a medical office building, Medical Plaza 1, which houses an urgent care center, imaging center, endoscopy suite, outpatient lab and therapy services and more than 20 physician offices.

NGMC Braselton will bring new medical services – modeled around the programs of excellence NGHS has built at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville – to the Greater Braselton community.

Those services include:
  • Heart & Vascular services
  • Orthopedics & Neurosciences
  • Cancer treatment
  • Surgery (with a strong focus on outpatient surgery)
  • Emergency services

To see up-to-date images of the progress of construction, check out the Braselton Webcam.

About The Braselton Facility

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) began planning for a new hospital in south Hall County over a decade ago. With the ability to provide more efficient quality care to those in the Braselton area, NGHS set expectations high as we worked to create the vision for a premier hospital to rival any in the nation. Through focus groups and an online survey, more than 1,000 community residents provided input into the hospital campus design at the onset of the planning process and we'd like to update you on the progress of NGMC Braselton, set to open in the spring of 2015.

Early in the process, our leadership team defined a set of guiding principles that would help us stay on course as we maneuver through the years of budgeting, planning and ultimately, builidng the new facility. The beautiful new facility will complement the existing Medical Plaza 1 on the hospital campus, but have its own unique finishes.

The hospital is designed to be energy-efficient in its use of environmental and human resources. Using evidence-based design principles, the floor plan and technological enhancements will allow for smarter workflows for physicians, nurses and staff, and will enhance efficient communication among multiple locations.

With a focus on sustainability practices, landscape designers teamed with the hospital architects to plan a green campus that uses recycled water, protects the nearby wetlands, and creates gardens of native plantings to promote health and healing.


Guiding Principles for NGMC Braselton

  • To create a total patient experience that is among the best in the world
  • To use evidence-based principles to provide extraordinary safety and clinical outcomes
  • To create a setting for physicians and staff that supports their effectiveness through coordinated team-based care
  • To create a setting that is sustainable and advances the wellness and safety of patients, families, staff, community and the environment
  • To partner with clients and customers to align incentives to achieve the best possible value for healthcare dollars spent
  • To innovate through the creation of new ideas
  • To create an overall healthcare destination “village” of which the hospital is but one piece


Project Schedule

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February 2013

Building Foundations

June 2013

Erection of steel framework and drilling for geothermal field wells

Fall 2013

“Topping Out”
(framework complete)

Spring 2014

Building Dry In (weather tight interior finishes begin)

Winter 2015

Medical Office Building Opens

Spring 2015

NGMC Braselton Opens!

Connect to the new Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton through a physician office near you

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), a service of Northeast Georgia Health System, is one of the largest multispecialty groups in North Georgia. NGPG brings together more than 160 talented physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, along with other clinical staff, at 45 locations - including eight locations surrounding the future hospital campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.

Through a sophisticated electronic medical records system, NGPG patients can enjoy seamless coordination of care when accessing services at the new hospital.

Learn more about the breadth and depth of NGPG primary care and specialty services at www.ngpg.org or call 770-219-8400.


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