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 with 9,000 employees.  NGHS serves 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

Longstreet Clinic is a primary care and multi-specialty practice devoted to providing high quality medical care at convenient locations across Northeast Georgia. Since its founding in 1995 from a merger of eight single specialty practices, Longstreet Clinic has grown into one of the largest independent group practices in the state.  The private, multi-specialty medical group has office locations in nine Northeast Georgia cities and employs over 800 people, including more than 200 physicians and advanced practice providers who represent 19 specialties. With a fully-integrated Electronic Health Record, Longstreet Clinic offers patient convenience with onsite imaging and laboratory services.

Since its beginning in 1953, the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic (NGDC) has grown into a multi-specialty practice of some 32 physicians and 13 mid-level providers occupying 52,000 square feet of space in the Guilford Medical Complex on Jesse Jewell Parkway in Gainesville. NGDC physicians and staff are dedicated to providing compassionate, innovative, high quality healthcare to the adult population of Gainesville and Northeast Georgia communities.

The Hall County Health Department / District 2 Public Health 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’s Healthcare Committee has been the catalyst for connecting community health and wellness to local businesses.  Link for more information on Greater Hall Chamber Health & Wellness Initiatives.