NGHS


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NGHS

Abbreviation for:
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study
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With a medical staff of more than 500 physicians, NGHS offers a full range of healthcare services through its Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, three urgent care centers, a mental health and substance abuse treatment center, two outpatient imaging centers, two long-term care centers and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy clinics.
The first year the program was instituted, new graduates hired by NGHS who successfully completed the NCLEX exam, held an active registered license, and completed the required hospital orientation were invited to an information session in July.
The county has approved extending the seven-mill pledge to an additional $200 million NGHS debt issuance in the next year or two.
Due to favorable demographics and good payor mix in South Hall County, NGHS is pursuing the development of a 100-bed hospital in Braselton, Georgia.
CIBER helped NGHS select, acquire, and implement the hardware that would best meet its needs -- an IBM System P server to consolidate and replace two older IBM pSeries network servers, as well as several Motorola MC70 wireless data collection devices and Zebra 105SL barcode printers.
NGHS comes with built-in templates to help customers get up and running quickly.
AcuityPlus data enabled NGHS to pinpoint opportunities for changes in nurse-staffing parameters and the patient-assignment process to best utilize available resources.
NGHS has completed construction of its new 128-bed patient tower, which opened for patients in May.
NGHS saved a total of $720,000 in 2008 from contract labor and overtime savings and $309,000 year-to-date(*).
For more information on NGHS, please see Fitch research dated Aug.
Certificate proceeds will refund all of the Authority's revenue anticipation certificates series 2007A - E which were used to fund the construction of an 128-bed inpatient patient tower, a women's and children's center, reimburse NGHS in the amount of approximately $50 million for prior capital expenditures including an employee parking deck, operations/data center and radiology expansion projects, and pay for costs of issuance.
NGHS incurred significant amount of debt as part of recently initiated expansion plan which includes a construction of a new patient tower and a Women & Children's Pavilion.