NGHS Recognized Nationally as “Best Employer” by Forbes Magazine

Published: Friday, September 30, 2022

Because of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)’s commitment to staff and the surrounding region, NGHS was recently named to Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers By State. The list ranked 1,382 employers across the nation and ranked NGHS among the top 15 organizations in Georgia.

“To be recognized as one of Georgia’s Best Employers by Forbes Magazine is an honor and privilege,” said Carol Burrell, CEO for Northeast Georgia Health System. “Here at NGHS, our employees and patients come first. Our organization continuously strives to provide fair pay, safe working conditions, inclusive culture, diversity initiatives and more. We have learned to work together through the challenges and difficulties of the past few years, which is why I am so proud to see us recognized as one of America’s Best Employers.”

 Forbes, in collaboration with market research company Statista, surveyed 70,000 employees working for businesses with more than 500 employees. Respondents were asked to rate their employers on a variety of criteria, including safety of work environment, competitiveness of compensation, opportunities for advancement and openness to telecommuting. Read more about the methodology here.

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About Northeast Georgia Health System

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega – with a total of more than 750 beds and more than 1,200 medical staff members representing more than 60 specialties. Learn more at