ATLANTA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SSY) today announced that its Chestatee Regional Hospital, a 49-bed general medical and surgical facility located in Dahlonega, GA, was awarded the Georgia Hospital Association’s Elite Circle designation in a recent evaluation. The program again demonstrates Chestatee’s commitment to clinical excellence by reaching goals with respect to Hospital Acquired Conditions, Hospital Acquired Infections, Readmissions, and OB Adverse Events. Chestatee previously was named to Thompson Healthcare’s (formerly Solucient) list of the nation’s 100 Top Performance Improvement Leaders.
SunLink’s CEO, Robert M. Thornton, Jr., commented on Chestatee’s award: “This award is testimony to Chestatee’s clinical excellence and reflects the skill and hard work of its physicians, professional staff and employees. We are honored to support the outstanding community healthcare services provided by Chestatee to Dahlonega and the Dawson, Lumpkin and White county area. This award also underlines the excellent healthcare available locally in the Dahlonega area and which always comes with Chestatee’s caring customer service reputation.”
About SunLink Health Systems, Inc.
SunLink Health Systems, Inc. is the parent company of subsidiaries that operate hospitals and related businesses in the Southeast and Midwest, and a specialty pharmacy company in Louisiana. Each hospital is the only hospital in its community and is operated locally with a strategy of linking patients’ needs with dedicated physicians and healthcare professionals to deliver quality efficient medical care. For additional information on SunLink Health Systems, Inc., please visit the company’s website at www.sunlinkhealth.com.