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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.

Piedmont Newton Hospital named GACH Small Hospital of the Year

Piedmont Newton Hospital has been recognized by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals as the 2018 Small Hospital of the Year. The award was presented on Oct. 11 to Eric Bour, M.D., chief executive officer of Piedmont Newton Hospital, during the association’s annual meeting at Lake Oconee. “Hearing them announce Piedmont Newton as the winner was a big surprise – …Read More


St. Mary’s Health Recognized for Excellence Named Hospital of the Year by Leading Association

St. Mary’s Health Care System was named Hospital of the Year by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals during its 35thannual convention held October 10 through 12, 2018, at the Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds, Lake Oconee.  The health system was chosen for the award based on its commitment to the preservation of Georgia’s network of community hospitals as well as the future …Read More