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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.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC GETS NEW HEART VALVE IN A NEW TYPE OF ROBOTIC SURGERY PERFORMED IN GEORGIA FOR THE FIRST TIME

A Habersham County firefighter/paramedic is back on the job after getting a new heart valve in a robotic surgery that was the first of its kind ever done in Georgia. Brian Mills underwent a totally endoscopic aortic valve replacement (TEAVR) at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville, and he was able to go home just 48 hours later. “I asked …Read More

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NORTHEAST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR ITS SIMULATION CENTER

Patients of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) can expect improved, safer patient outcomes as well as reduced costs thanks to leading training practices that recently received national recognition. NGHS’ simulation center was recently accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, an international organization that promotes the advancement of simulation-based education for healthcare professionals, for providing a safe environment that …Read More

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