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About Northeast Georgia Health System

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Improving the health of our community in all we do

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia.  NGHS is anchored by Northeast Georgia Medical Center's three hospital campuses – NGMC Gainesville, NGMC Braselton and NGMC Barrow – with a total of 713 beds and more than 700 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties.  It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.

Awards & Recognition

Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton and Barrow – and become Georgia’s most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals – Healthgrades
  • 100 Top Hospitals – Truven Health Analytics
  • 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs – Beckers Hospital Review
  • America’s Top Quality Providers – Carechex
  • Atlanta’s Top 150 Workplaces – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Healthcare’s Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems – Hospitals & Health Networks magazine

NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more.

DNV Accreditation

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.

Campuses & Locations

There are are several NGHS locations to serve you throughout northeast Georgia:

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

The Health System also strives to bring primary care and specialty services closer to home through Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG). As the state’s sixth-largest physician group, NGPG always has a practice nearby to offer you expert care, close to home. NGPG brings together more than 350 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff representing more than 25 specialties at more than 65 locations across North Georgia. See the full list of specialties and locations, and meet the providers, at www.ngpg.org.

The Heart Center of NGMC

The Heart Center of NGMC is the largest cardiology practice in the region, with more than 65 providers seeing patients at 14 locations.

Our cardiologists make sure patients’ hearts stay healthy by treating routine and complex conditions, and they lead new ideas about prevention and treatment through clinical research and trials.  Request an appointment and learn more at www.heartngmc.org.

Those We Serve

Led by volunteer boards made up of community leaders, the Health System serves almost 1 million people in more than 18 counties across Northeast Georgia. As a not-for-profit health system, all revenue generated above operating expenses is returned to the community through improved services and innovative programs.  Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Charity Care Policy supports the provision of care for indigent patients, regardless of their ability to pay.

In 2016, NGHS celebrated the 65th year of serving northeast Georgia.

Learn more about the communities we serve by visiting www.greaterhallchamber.com.


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