Community Benefit Resources

Community Health Needs

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), with input from the community, completes Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) every 3 years, with the most recent completed in 2019. NGMC has conducted assessments partnering with the community since the late 90s. Beginning in 2013, federal law requires non-profit hospitals to complete assessments, make the results available to the community and develop implementations plans that the hospital will champion.


Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

NGMC’s latest assessment is summarized in the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment Executive Summary. To read the full report, simply click on 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment.

To review previous reports, please open the "View Reports" link.

Community Health Data

An interactive dashboard called Tableau is coming soon that will display the quantitative data collected as part of the 2019 CHNA. In the meantime, download the Health Indicator Data Excel file for a list containing the public health indicators for the region's priority health needs.

Health Indicator Data (.xls)

Comments or suggestions regarding the hospital's CHNA or its Implementation Plan are greatly welcomed. Please contact Christy Moore at 770-219-8097 or email her at

Initiatives and Activities 

NGMC is focusing on 5 health priorities and 10 outcome measures as a result of the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment. Read more about the 2017-2019 Implementation Plan

View Reports

For annual updates, read the following CHNA Implementation Plan Progress Reports:

Community Benefit Reports 

Other Resources

(Page updated on 9/27/2019)

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