Healthcare

Gainesville-Hall County is a growing regional center for Healthcare Services for over 1.8 million people in an 18-county area of Northeast Georgia. The residents of Northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state’s finest and most comprehensive medical services including state-of-the-art facilities as well as skilled physicians, nurses and support personnel.

At its center is Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a growing, not-for-profit health system serving more than 1.5 million people across the region through four hospital campuses – NGMC Gainesville, Braselton, Barrow and Lumpkin – and a variety of other locations with 700+ beds and more than 1,200 medical staff representing 50+ specialties.

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) continues to receive top state and national rankings:
• Verified Level II Trauma Center
• Center of Excellence for Hernia and Robotic Surgery
• Designated Emergency Cardiac Care Center
• Outstanding Achievement for Cancer Services (2018)
• Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital (2006 – 2017)
• Georgia’s #1 Pulmonary Care Hospital
• Georgia’s #1 Hospital for Women’s Health
• Top 9% in the Nation for Cancer Care
• Top 10% in the Nation for Pneumonia Care, Stroke Care and Surgical Care

For more than 25 years, Longstreet Clinic has been a leading-edge, primary care and multispecialty medical group with 10 office locations across Northeast Georgia. The independent, physician-owned medical group has more than 200 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers across 19 medical specialties and employs more than 750 individuals. Longstreet Clinic occupies over 150,000 square feet of medical office space across the region and has an annual budget of over $125 million.

The Hall County Health Department serves all county residents in its mission to prevent disease, injury, and disability; promote health and wellbeing; and prepare for and respond to disasters. During the last five years, the health department has served over 35% of the county population offering immunizations, travel vaccinations, family planning services, maternal and child health services, chronic disease screenings and nutrition programs.  Environmental health services include restaurant, swimming pool, and sewage system inspections.

As a leading Georgia healthcare community, the people of Gainesville-Hall County have access to the finest Physician Services, a top incentive for incoming businesses and those trying to attract top talent.

The Greater Hall Chamber Healthcare Committee has been the catalyst for connecting Health & Wellness Initiatives to local businesses.

For information on healthcare initiatives, contact us.