Accreditations & Certifications
Primary Stroke Center
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is an accredited Primary Stroke Center from DNV Healthcare, demonstrating our commitment to excellence in stroke care. NGMC received certification after an audit by DNV of our stroke patient outcomes, care processes, facilities and staff.
CARF Stroke Specialty Certified
NGMC's inpatient rehabilitation unit was one of the first 20 in the nation to receive Stroke Specialty Certification from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
NGMC's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care has led to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association awarding NGMC the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the third consecutive year.
The award recognizes stroke care programs that meet high benchmarks regarding quality of care, use of specific medications and the availability of smoking cessation resources. Gold Plus, the highest level of recognition possible, means NGMC excelled at these measures during two or more consecutive 12-month periods.
In addition to the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke award, NGMC has also been recognized as a recipient of the associations’ Target: Stroke Honor Roll for improving stroke care.
Learn more here.
Georgia Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry "Star Award"
Received in 2012, the award recognizes NGMC for its hospital leadership within the Georgia Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry. Learn more here.