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The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals works for Georgia's not-for-profit hospitals. We push for the enactment of sound health and hospital laws, rules, and regulations. We conduct research on important health care issues, and are a clearinghouse for ideas that will improve Georgia’s health care.

St. Mary’s donates more than 200 frozen turkeys to area food banks

St. Mary’s Health Care System colleagues and volunteers on the Monday before Thanksgiving  donated 218 turkeys – weighing about 3,700 pounds – to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and the Greene County Food Pantry to help families in need this holiday season.   Each year, St. Mary’s gives a free turkey to each colleague and volunteer as a token …Read More


SGMC Receives Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission

South Georgia Medical Center received a “no recommendations for improvement” result after a recent two day survey by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission Gold Seal is a symbol of quality and safety that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to the needs of higher patient safety standards in the industry.   “Given The Joint Commission’s past reviews of our performance, …Read More