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Navicent Health Recognized for Excellence by State’s Leading Organization for Non-Profit Hospitals Dr. Ninfa Saunders Also Welcomed as New Board Chair

October 16, 2017

The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals recognized Navicent Health as Large Hospital of the Year during its 34th annual conference last week. The event also marked the beginning of president and CEO Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders’ term as chair of the statewide organization. She succeeds Jerry Fulks, president of WellStar West Georgia Medical Center.   “Navicent Health has played a …Read More


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St. Mary’s President and CEO Recognized as CEO of the Year State’s Leading Organization for Non-Profit Hospitals Celebrates Excellence at Annual Conference

October 16, 2017

The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals named Don McKenna, president and CEO of St. Mary’s Health Care System in Athens, Georgia, as its CEO of the Year during the organization’s 34th annual conference last week. The award recognizes leaders who have made a positive impact on their patients, the institutions they lead, and the communities they serve.   “Don McKenna is …Read More


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Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System Reach Agreement on Combining Operations

August 17, 2017

  Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System (the parent of Gwinnett Medical Center) announced today that they have submitted their proposed merger agreement to the State of Georgia Office of the Attorney General for review and approval. Depending on the review process, the five-hospital Northside-Gwinnett Health combined system could be operational in early 2018.   Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health …Read More


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St. Mary’s enhances breastfeeding support for mothers and newborns

August 1, 2017

The Family Birth Center at St. Mary’s Hospital is enhancing care for newborns and their mothers by implementing 10 steps to successful breastfeeding, including skin-to-skin contact after delivery and early initiation of breastfeeding.   “The evidence is powerful that measures such as skin-to-skin contact and establishing breastfeeding while in the hospital have tremendous benefits for both the newborn and the …Read More


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Navicent Health Experts Conduct “Stop The Bleed” Training for Bibb Educators

July 27, 2017

On Wednesday, July 26 trauma care experts from Navicent Health conducted “Stop The Bleed” training for almost 300educators and administrators from Bibb County schools. In the coming months, physicians, nurses, emergency medical service (EMS) personnel and public health officials statewide hope to provide Stop The Bleed training to educators in more than 2,000 Georgia schools. The Bibb County School District …Read More


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Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders Named One of 2017’s Most Influential Women by CEO Connection®

July 19, 2017

Navicent Health CEO Recognized Among Women Who Influence Change, Innovation and Standards of Excellence   The Top 25 2017 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market has been announced by CEO Connection®, the only membership organization exclusively for mid-market CEOs. This list recognizes the top 25 women in the U.S. based on their ability to influence change, innovation, and standards for …Read More


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