Georgia Hospital Association (GHA)

The Association of Hospitals and Health Systems is a nonprofit trade association made up of member hospitals and individuals in administrative and decision-making positions within those institutions.

If you would like to visit our sister organization within the State, GHA, please click here or on the GHA logo.

Who is the Georgia Hospital Association ("GHA")?

Founded in 1929, GHA serves approximately 190 hospitals in Georgia. Its purpose is to promote the health and welfare of the public through the development of better hospital care for all of Georgia's citizens. GHA members are committed to improving institutional health care services and, in turn, patient care. The association provides information and education on issues ranging from access to health care and clinical care updates, to effective hospital management and compliance with high-level accreditation standards. From its headquarters near Atlanta, GHA represents its members to Congress and the General Assembly and before federal and state regulatory agencies. GHA is an allied member of the American Hospital Association.

If you would like to visit our sister organization within the State, GHA, please click here or on the GHA logo.

What is the Georgia Hospital Association's Mission Statement?

The Mission of the GHA is to advocate for and assist members to improve the delivery of accessible, quality, comprehensive and cost-effective hospital and health services and to to improve the overall health status of the community.