As one of the area’s premier providers of medical and surgical services, we are continuously expanding and improving our facilities and areas of practice. Many of our staff members have achieved breakthroughs in their fields and have received honors and awards.
Thu, April 10, 2014
West Georgia Health recently achieved an amazing feat — the Pulmonary Medicine and Intensive Care Unit teams, with help from the Infection Control team and others, surpassed the five-year mark of no cases of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
Tue, April 8, 2014
West Georgia Health Insiders recently learned the ins and outs of emergency services available in LaGrange, including a first-hand tour of the WGH Emergency Department and a closer look at lifesaving helicopter services used for emergency transport.
Wed, April 2, 2014
West Georgia Health recently installed a new state-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine that will maximize patient comfort, render some of the most detailed imaging available and provide additional capabilities that haven’t been available until now in the west Georgia region.
Mon, March 3, 2014
West Georgia Health, in partnership with the LaGrange Lions Club, is hosting LaGrange’s first-ever Diabesity Walk on Saturday, March 22 at LaGrange High School.
Fri, February 28, 2014
West Georgia Health, in partnership with Seedco, will host two upcoming events to provide information and sign-up assistance for individuals wanting to learn more about options under the Health Insurance Marketplace exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Thu, February 6, 2014
West Georgia Worx, West Georgia Health’s Occupational Medicine Program, announces that its Medical Director, Nick Vlachos, MD, has become a certified medical examiner under the U. S. Department of Transportation’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. (NRCME)
Thu, January 16, 2014
In 2011, West Georgia Health generated more than $320 million in revenue for the local and state economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state's largest hospital trade association.
Thu, January 2, 2014
CareChex®, a Quality Rating Service of independent healthcare research company Comparion®, has ranked West Georgia Health No. 4 of 124 hospitals in Georgia and No. 81 of 4,185 in the nation for Medical Excellence in Overall Hospital Care for 2014.
Thu, December 19, 2013
Dr. Kenneth Horlander, medical director for West Georgia Health’s intensive care, has been named West Georgia Health’s 2013 Physician of the Year.
Fri, December 13, 2013
Due to the increase of influenza (flu) cases in our community, West Georgia Health is implementing these precautionary measures to protect our patients, families, visitors and staff from unnecessary exposure to the influenza virus.