Mission and Vision

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As a not-for-profit community health care facility, Habersham Medical Center’s mission is to provide quality and safe patient care in a compassionate, professional and economical manner to all persons in Habersham and surrounding counties including:

  • emergency and acute inpatient and outpatient care to its community;
  • an integrated program of long-term care for aged and chronically ill persons;
  • cooperating with physicians, employers and various agencies to provide a coordinated program of health care to meet community needs; and
  • programs to prevent illness and injury and to promote health.


Habersham Medical Center will develop an organizational culture in which systems fulfill and support its mission as evidenced by:

  • Remaining clearly recognized as a provider of high quality and compassionate individualized patient care for the citizens of Habersham and surrounding counties.
  • Remaining cognizant of the evolving status of healthcare changes and maintaining a proactive response.
  • Measuring, assessing and improving patient satisfaction.
  • Using information management effectively and advancing the integration of hospital services with physician practices and other identified partners in healthcare management.
  • Providing accessible inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, including preventive, inpatient, outpatient, home health, rehabilitation and long-term care, and maintaining status as a leader in providing and coordinating healthcare services across the continuum of care within the organization and with other healthcare providers.
  • Distinguishing Habersham Medical Center as the highest quality medical center of its size in the State.
  • Maintaining constant vigilance of corporate compliance by in-depth monitoring and education of the Habersham Medical Center Compliance Program.
  • Developing systems to proactively identify and manage potential risks to patient safety by promoting an environment of reporting and prevention.
  • Remaining financially viable and monitoring cost effectiveness.
  • Providing an adequate number of primary care and specialty physicians in its primary service area, in order to aid access to healthcare services.
  • Adopting new and innovative methods of healthcare delivery consistent with the identified needs of its service area.
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