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Tanner Health System is a nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve — not to generate revenues for shareholders.

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Awards and Honors

Tanner Health System is nationally and internationally recognized among the best hospitals and healthcare systems.

Best Places to Work

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces Award, Tanner Health System (2018)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work, large/extra-large employer category, Tanner Health System (2005-2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016-2018)
  • Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare, Tanner Health System (2015)
  • Modern Healthcare magazine, one of the nation's Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Tanner Health System (2007, 2017) 

 

Best Specialty

  • Healthgrades Honors for Cardiac – The Tanner Heart and Vascular Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton offers some of the best cardiac care in the country, according to the nation’s leading independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, Healthgrades. The hospital earned:
    • Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award (2017)
    • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Attack (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Peripheral Vascular Bypass (2019-2020)
  • Healthgrades Honors for Orthopedics – The Tanner Ortho and Spine Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton offers some of the best orthopedic care in the country, according to the nation’s leading independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, Healthgrades. The hospital earned:
    • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award (2012-2019)
    • Healthgrades’ Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award (2008-2019)
    • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services (2009-2019)
    • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services (2008-2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Hip Fracture Treatment (2005-2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Spinal Fusion Surgery (2018-2020)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Hip Replacement (2012-2016, 2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement (2009-2019)
  • Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2014)

 

Community Leadership

  • Finalist, International Hospital Federation’s Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility, Get Healthy, Live Well (2017)
  • American Hospital Association's NOVA Award, Get Healthy, Live Well (2016)
  • Healthy Georgia Award's Community Innovation Award, Get Healthy, Live Well (2016)
  • West Georgia Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)'s annual Environment Award, Tanner Health System (2015)
  • Finalist, International Hospital Federation’s Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility, Get Healthy, Live Well (2017)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Community Leadership Award, Tanner Health System (2010, 2014)
  • Finalist, American Hospital Association Foster G. McGaw Award, Get Healthy, Live Well (2018)

 

Executive Leadership

  • Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals (GACH) CEO of the Year, Tanner Health System President and CEO Loy Howard (2018)
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know, Tanner Health System President and CEO Loy Howard (2016)
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know, Tanner Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Carol Crews (2016)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Chairman's Award, Tanner Health System President and CEO Loy Howard (2014)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Hospital Heroes Award, William Waters IV, MD, intensivist, Tanner Health System (2009)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Hospital Heroes Award, Wayne Senfeld, Ed.S., LPC, administrator of Willowbrooke at Tanner (2012)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Hospital Heroes Award, Nancy Pollard, Ed.D., patient advocate at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2012)

 

Quality

  • Truven Health Analytics, 15 Top Health Systems in the nation, Tanner Health System (2012, 2014-2016)
  • Truven Health Analytics, 100 Top Hospitals in the nation, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014-2015)
  • Truven Health Analytics, Everest Award, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)
  • Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) Superior Performer, Tanner Hospice Care (2019)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta's Top 25 Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2015-2018)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Top 25 Physician Group Practices, Tanner Medical Group (2013-2015)
  • Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score, "A" Rating for Patient Safety, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2012-2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2018); Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (Fall 2017, Spring 2020)
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 100 Great Community Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2016); Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014-2015)
  • Georgia Trend, Top Hospitals in Georgia, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2012-2015)
  • The Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital (2012-2015)
  • National Rural Health Association (NRHA), Top 20 Best Practice in Financial Stability, Higgins General Hospital (2014-2015)
  • Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals' Hospital of the Year, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2014)
  • Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Quality Honor Roll, Chairman’s Category, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital (2014)
  • Georgia Trend, Top Hospitals in Georgia, Higgins General Hospital (2012-2014)
  • iVantage Health Analytics, Index of HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)
  • Women's Choice Award from WomenCertified Inc. for treating heart disease in women, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)
  • Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2014)

 

Patient Experience

  • Healthgrades’ Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2019); Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Healthgrades' Top 5% in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2019)
  • Healthgrades' Top 10% in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2019), Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Healthgrades' Top 15% in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2019), Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award, Higgins General Hospital (2015-2018); Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2014-2015)
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, Higgins General Hospital (2015-2018); Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2013-2015)
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)

 

Blogs

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