Progress: Health

Progress: Health
  • NGHP Progress 1.jpg Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership seeks to improve community health status

    Imagine 30 leaders of business and industry, health care providers, local government, education and public health volunteering to put aside their personal agendas.

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  • Health district 1.jpg North Ga. Health District makes an impact on region

    The North Georgia Health District may not be well-known, yet it provides vital services that most people tend to take for granted but would never want to live without.

    April 4, 2012 1 Photo

  • murray hospital4.jpg Murray County has rallied behind hospital many times

    Frank Hall had throat cancer and his health was fading fast. But when a friend took the Murray County farmer to a hospital in Atlanta for treatment, he was turned away.

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  • P-Marlow:Thomas 1.jpg Changing doctors

    When Dr. Don Thomas first began practicing in Dalton in 1960, he charged $3 for an office visit and $75 to deliver a baby.

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  • Hamilton Health Care System

    Hamilton Health Care System’s history began in 1919 when a worldwide flu epidemic shattered local complacency about the need for a hospital. The trip to Chattanooga was long and difficult at best, and too much for some. Under the listing for “Hospitals,” the Dalton city directory stated three simple words: “We need one.”

    April 4, 2012