Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Hospital, CEO, and Legislator winners!

  • 2019 Large Hospital of the Year
    WellStar West Georgia Medical Center
  • 2019 Small Hospital of the Year
    Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • 2019 CEO of the Year
    Dr. Alan Kent, Meadows Regional Medical Center
  • 2019 Legislator of the Year
    Senator Butch Miller

Previous Winners

2018

2018 Large Hospital of the Year
St. Mary’s Healthcare System

2018 Small Hospital of the Year
Piedmont Newton

2018 CEO of the Year
Loy Howard, Tanner Health System

2018 Legislator of the Year
Senator Dean Burke, MD

2017

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Navicent Health
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Northside Cherokee
  • CEO of the Year
    Don McKenna, St. Mary’s Healthcare System
  • Legislator of the Year
    Lt. Governor Casey Cagle

2016

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Piedmont Fayette
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Northridge Medical Center
  • CEO of the Year
    Jerry Fulks, WellStar West Georgia
  • Legislator of the Year
    Representative Butch Parrish

2015

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    St. Mary’s Medical Center- Athens
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • CEO of the Year
    Joe Ierardi, Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • Legislator of the Year
    Representative Rick Jasperse

2014

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Tanner Health System
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital
  • CEO of the Year
    Ninfa Saunders, Navicent Health
  • Legislator of the Year
    Senator David Shafer

2013

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    South Georgia Medical Center
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Southeast Georgia Health- Camden Campus
  • CEO of the Year
    Reynold Jennings, WellStar Health System
  • Legislator of the Year
    Senator Charlie Bethel & Representative Matt Hatchett

2012

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    St. Joseph’s Candler
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Piedmont Newnan Hospital
  • CEO of the Year
    James McGahee, South Georgia Medical Center
  • Legislator of the Year
    Senator Renee Unterman

2011

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Athens Regional Medical Center
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • CEO of the Year
    Gary Colberg, President and CEO, Southeast Georgia Health System
  • Legislator of the Year
    Stacey Abrams, Georgia House Minority Leader

2010

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    St. Mary’s Health Care System
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • CEO of the Year
    A. Don Faulk, President and CEO of the Medical Center of Central Georgia
  • Legislator of the Year
    Jan Jones, Georgia House Speaker Pro Tem

2009

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Northeast Georgia Medical Center
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Camden Campus of Southeast Georgia Health System
  • Large Hospital Runner Up
    Archbold Memorial Hospital
  • Small Hospital Runner Up
    Piedmont Newnan Hospital

2008

  • Large Hospital of the Year
    Floyd Medical Center
  • Small Hospital of the Year
    Memorial Hospital and Manor
  • Large Hospital Runner Up
    Gwinnett Medical Center
  • Small Hospital Runner Up
    Emory Healthcare’s Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital