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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.

Northside offers free heart and vascular screening April 14

Northside Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute will offer a free screening to determine your risk for heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease, or CVD.   CVD remains the No. 1 killer of Americans, according to the American Heart Association.   There are a range of factors that raise your risk of developing CVD and having a heart attack or stroke. …Read More


SGMC recognized for reducing early elective deliveries

Valdosta, Georgia –South Georgia Medical Center was recognized by the March of Dimes and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) for reducing the number of early elective inductions and cesarean deliveries. The hospital recently met the criteria to qualify for this distinction, which includes achieving a rate for elective deliveries before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy of 5 …Read More