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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.

St. Mary’s awarded on Newsweek’s America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2023 list

The Center for Rehabilitative Medicine (Inpatient Rehab) at St. Mary’s Hospital has been recognized on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2023. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on Aug. 23, and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website. The America’s …Read More


Two St. Mary’s hospitals nationally recognized for commitment to high-quality stroke care

St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens and St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia have received the American Heart Association’s 2023 Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.   St. …Read More