Northeast GA - College Town
The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 165 beds. Located in a large university town in northeast GA, 70 miles from Atlanta, it is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Survey data for the latest year available shows that 35,965 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 9,094 admissions. Its physicians performed 2,886 inpatient and 7,530 outpatient surgeries.
The hospital has been serving Northeast Georgia for more than 100 years, is a member of the Catholic Health East, and is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. In 2010, it was named Large Hospital of the Year by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. The large facility includes a rehabilitation facility, wellness center, outpatient diagnostic center, sleep disorders center, lab collection center and more.