We Are Your Family

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.

Tanner Heart Care Awards Four AEDs in Giveaway

Four local nonprofit organizations are keeping the safety of their visitors close to their hearts.   First Baptist Church of Franklin, Pinetucky Baptist Church in Heflin, Reliant Ministries Church in Dallas and the Refuge Ministries of West Georgia in Tallapoosa each received a free automated external defibrillator, or AED, from Tanner Heart Care.   The four organizations were among several …Read More


St. Mary’s recognized for care of breastfeeding families

– The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®(IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association®(ILCA®) have recognized St. Mary’s Health Care System in Athens and its Family Birth Center for excellence in lactation care. St. Mary’s has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition of staffing professionals who hold International Board Certified Lactation Consultant®(IBCLC®) certification and providing a lactation program for breastfeeding …Read More