Georgia Hospitals

There are 136 Georgia hospitals for consumers like you to choose from. It is important that you know the differences between these options since you'll rely on the staff with your health and possibly your life. Learn more about each Georgia hospital to find the best possible medical care. Review and compare hospital information including rankings, size, staff statistics, admissions and surgical procedures, specialties, Medicare or Medicaid acceptance, and much more.

Georgia Hospitals by County

Featured Hospitals in Georgia

Name
Type
Emergency
9 or 10
Rating Percent
Recommended
Percent
HUGHSTON HOSPITAL
in Columbus, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
90%
93%
HIGGINS GENERAL HOSPITAL
in Bremen, Georgia
Critical Access
YES
88%
87%
UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL
in Blairsville, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
84%
85%
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
in Augusta, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
81%
85%
PIEDMONT HOSPITAL
in Atlanta, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
81%
85%
TANNER MEDICAL CENTER VILLA RICA
in Villa Rica, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
79%
82%
PIEDMONT FAYETTE HOSPITAL
in Fayetteville, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
78%
85%
Acute Care
YES
78%
83%
ST MARY'S HOSPITAL
in Athens, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
77%
82%
NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL
in Atlanta, Georgia
Acute Care
YES
77%
82%
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Patient ExperiencesState AverageNational Average
Patients who said their nurses "Always" communicated well7676
Patients who said their doctors "Always" communicated well8280
Patients who said they "Always" received help as soon as desired6364
Patients who said their pain was "Always" well controlled7069
Patients who said staff "Always" explained medicines before administering6060
Patients who said their room and bathroom were "Always" cleans7071
Patients who said the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night6458
Patients who said they were told what to do during their recovery at home2081
Patients who rated the hospital a 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)6667
Patients who said they would definitely recommend the hospital6969
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Medical ImagingState AverageNational Average
Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. (If a number is high, it may mean the facility is doing too many unnecessary MRIs for low back pain.)3133
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. (A number that is much lower than 8% may mean there's not enough follow-up. A number much higher than 14% may mean there's too much unnecessary follow-up.)98
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.070.054
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. (The range for this measure is 0 to 1. A number very close to 1 may mean that too many patients are being given a double scan when a single scan is sufficient.)0.1510.191
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Care ResultsState AverageNational Average
Death Rate for Heart Attack Patients13.0916.2
Death Rate for Heart Failure Patients8.66311.2
Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients9.3711.6
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Readmission RatesState AverageNational Average
Rate of Readmission for Heart Attack Patients16.39119.9
Rate of Readmission for Heart Failure Patients20.5724.7
Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients14.95618.3
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Process of CareState AverageNational Average
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better) 992
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better) 7494
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after their surgery N/A92
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic within one hour before surgery to help prevent infection 9696
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 9797
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped within 24 hours after surgery 9394
Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery 9293
Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safe method9999
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery91N/A
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 9394
Patients who got treatment within 24 hours before or after their surgery to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery 9092
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Heart Attack & Chest Pain CareState AverageNational Average
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better)7462
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better)99
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival (higher numbers are better)6054
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)9595
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival9898
Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge9898
Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)9496
Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling10099
Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge9898
Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of Arrival6654
Heart Attack Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival8489
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Heart Failure CareState AverageNational Average
Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions8487
Heart Failure Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function9898
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 9494
Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling9998
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Pneumonia CareState AverageNational Average
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination9492
Pneumonia Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics9595
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling9797
Pneumonia Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival9495
Pneumonia Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)9291
Georgia Hospital Ratings: Children's Asthma CareState AverageNational Average
Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A100
Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A100
Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for AsthmaN/A68