• Certified Primary Stroke Center – the first Certified Stroke Center in Region Two and the first one to be certified without a full-time neurologist on staff
  • GHA Circle of Excellence Honor
  • First community hospital to receive Pay for Performance from Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Georgia Hospital Association’s Quality Honor Roll recipient in the Presidential Category
  • Georgia Hospital Association Awards for Patient Quality and Safety
  • Mentioned in US News and World Report for stroke care
  • Numerous Patient Satisfaction Awards including a national award from AVATAR for Exceeding Patient Expectations.
  • Habersham EMS – Georgia EMS of the Year 2007
  • Habersham Chamber of Commerce Business-of-the-Year 2009
  • Featured article in Advance for Nurses magazine, September 2004, for safe surgery and low infection rates
  • National article in Health Executive magazine, September 2008
  • Featured article in The Joint Commission’s Journal on Quality and Patient Safety for low postoperative pneumonia rate in October 2006.
  • American Heart Association Bronze Award for Stroke Care