The Greater Augusta Healthcare Network (GAHN) was established in 2007 to address the great need for quality, affordable healthcare in Augusta and the surrounding communities. With initial funding from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Augusta University College of Nursing spearheaded the GAHN initiative in collaboration with key community health care stakeholders with the goal of creating a seamless healthcare system to increase access to quality healthcare services for area citizens.

GAHN's members include 4 hospitals, 7 community clinics, the East Central Health District, and 8 community service providers whose mission is to improve the health of and reduce the burden of illness in the greater Augusta community by increasing access to quality, cost-effective health care for medically under-served residents.

 

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Greater Augusta Healthcare Network

706.721.3771

nursing@augusta.edu

OUR VISION

To improve the health and reduce the burden of illness in the greater Augusta community by increasing access to quality, cost effective health care for medically under-served residents.

OUR MISSION

To bring together a core group of committed community stakeholders, who will recruit area health care and social service providers, forming the Greater Augusta Healthcare Network (GAHN). Through shared expertise and resources, a seamless system of health care will be created to provide a health care home for all area residents.

OUR VALUES

  • We value COLLABORATION among the members, with hospitals and healthcare organizations and with other community partners.
  • We value ACCESS TO CARE for all individuals regardless of their ability to pay.
  • We value COST-EFFECTIVE CARE that allows maximum use of available resources.
  • We value QUALITY CARE as demonstrated by positive outcomes experienced by the individuals who are served.