Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, Georgia, is a not-for-profit community health system, dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. With over 500 physicians, is one of the country’s Top 100 Hospitals, is the winner of the Georgia Trend 2010 Best Places to Work award, and most recently received the following award recognitions: Best in Strength, Best in Region and Best in State by HealthStrong™, which recognizes the top three percent of all U.S. hospitals.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center's expert level of care has been recognized on a national and statewide level including:
• Number one in Georgia and top 5% in the nation for Cardiac Care
• Accredited with Commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commissions on Cancer for cancer care
• CARF-accreditation for inpatient rehabilitation including stroke specialty care certification, one of the first in the nation
• American Society of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence certification, and the first hospital in Georgia to offer gastric bypass surgery using the daVinci robotic surgical system.
Additional facilities in Hall County include: three urgent care centers; a mental health and substance abuse treatment center; two outpatient imaging centers; two long term care centers; and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy clinics. NGHS also plans to build a new hospital in the Greater Braselton area – a 119-acre healthcare village called River Place – which already includes a medical office building that houses numerous physician specialties, an urgent care center and outpatient services including imaging, lab and physical and occupational therapy. – less