Rural Hospital Stabilization Participants & Committee

Participants

11 additional hospitals have been selected to participate in phase three of the Rural Hospital Stabilization Program in FY 2018:

  • Bacon County Hospital (Alma, GA)
  • Chatuge Regional Hospital (Hiawassee, GA)
  • Cook Medical Center (Adel, GA)
  • Effingham Hospital (Springfield, GA)
  • Irwin County Hospital (Ocilla, GA)
  • Jasper Memorial Hospital (Monticello, GA)
  • Liberty Regional Medical Center (Hinesville, GA)
  • Memorial Hospital and Manor (Bainbridge, GA)
  • Mitchell County Hospital (Camilla, GA)
  • South Georgia Medical Center, Lanier Campus (Lakeland)
  • Washington County Regional Medical Center (Sandersville, GA)

Phase two participants: Habersham Medical Center, Miller County Hospital Upson Regional Hospital presented program progress reports to the Stabilization Committee on November 2, 2017. The original four pilot hospitals, Appling Hospital, Crisp Regional Hospital, Emanuel Medical Center, and Union General Hospital have completed the program.

Committee

Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee Members
Name Organization Hometown
Terry England, Co-Chair Georgia House of Representatives Auburn
David Lucas, Co-Chair Georgia Senate Macon
Jimmy Allen Tift Regional Hospital Board Adel
Henry Craig Baldwin County Commission Milledgeville
Tom Fitzgerald, M. D. Tanner Health System Carrollton
Jeffery Harris, M.D. Jesup OB-GYN Jesup
Greg Hearn Community Service Group Franklin Springs
Angela Highbaugh, M. D. Self-employed Pediatrician Hazlehurst
Scott Kroell Pelham Parkway Rehabilitation Ctr. Pelham
Jimmy Lewis HomeTown Health Cumming
Charles Owens Georgia Southern University Savannah
Ronnie Rollins Community Health Systems Macon
David Sanders Fannin Regional Hospital Blue Ridge
Temple Sellers Georgia Hospital Association Marietta
Patsy Whaley State Office of Rural Health Cordele