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Union General Hospital opened as a small outpatient clinic in 1959, but since has evolved into one of the most modern and progressive hospitals in the state of Georgia. Union General Hospital is a newly renovated, 45-bed, nonprofit healthcare facility located in the beautiful mountains of Northeast Georgia. Recognized for their outstanding efforts, Union General received their Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. The Women's Choice Award has recognized Union General Hospital as one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience" four years in a row. Union General has also been recognized as one of the "most wired" hospitals in the country for several years. This achievement is from their well-thought-of advances in Information Technology. Union General was named a 100 SafeCare Hospital and recognized for being in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for low infection, low complications, low readmissions, and high patient satisfaction and value by the SafeCare Group. And most recently, Union General Hospital received a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Less than 10% of hospitals nationwide received five stars. The average rating in the U.S. is only three stars. In fact, there were only six hospitals in the whole state of Georgia that received this designation. The hospital's commitment to provide the most sophisticated and compassionate care is making them the first choice provider of comprehensive medical care in their region. Union General Hospital, Inc. owns and operates 21 facilities, which includes two hospitals, two nursing homes, a dialysis center, wellness center, as well as many other facilities. There are around 1200 employees between all of the affiliated facilities. Union General Hospital, Inc. offers a host of services and specialties to assist patients with many aspects of their care. The services include: Emergency Services, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Lab Services, Outpatient Care, Radiology, Cardiology, Endoscopy, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Therapy, Surgery Center, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, Swing Bed Services, Telemedicine, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Ambulance Services and Non-Emergency Transport. For more information about Union General Hospital, call (706) 745-2111.