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News and Information about West Georgia Health

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.

An Open Letter To Our Community

Mon, February 23, 2015

As members of the Strategic Planning Committee for West Georgia Health, we would like to provide an update to the community on our health system’s journey toward aligning with a larger healthcare organization.


Healthgrades: WGH ranks in the Top 5 percent for Patient Safety for second consecutive year

Thu, January 15, 2015

WGH is one of only eight hospitals in Georgia to earn the Healthgrades 2014 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a distinction that places it within the top 10 percent of all hospitals nationwide for its performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays. WGH actually placed even higher by scoring in the top 5 percent of hospitals for the second consecutive year.


Dr. Garnett J. Giesler named WGH's 2014 Physician of the Year

Fri, December 12, 2014

Dr. Garnett J. Giesler, medical director for West Georgia Health’s pulmonary medicine department, has been named West Georgia Health’s 2014 Physician of the Year. The award honors an outstanding physician whose contributions have made a significant impact on patient care, the medical staff and West Georgia Health.


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