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   WUnion General Leads the Way in Hometown Care
often receives glowing reviews for its “hometown” approach. Patients consis- tently say they love the friendliness of the staff as well as the fact that the hospital is so clean and modern.
With so many top-notch providers The hospital offers Phase I, Phase II and so much cutting-edge technology and Phase III Cardiopulmonary Reha- right here, there’s no need to leave Union bilitation, providing the resources patients County for excellent healthcare. In fact, need to truly live — and not just exist — Hometown Health recognized Union with heart or lung disease.
 General Hospital as 2016 “Hospital of the Year” at its Annual Conference.
In addition, Union General Hospital serves the community through a variety This state-of-the-art, 45-bed facility of clinics — ranging from an outpatient
is home to quality doctors, caring nurses psychiatric center to a walk-up clinic in
and skilled therapists working together to help make sure everyone — at every age — stays active, healthy and fit.
In particular, the hospital has taken a long, hard look at what kind of care people had to leave the county for, and committed to offering those services here in the community. That includes investing in advanced imaging technol- ogy — including two top-of-the-line CT scanners — that is on par with the best hospitals in Atlanta and Gainesville. The hospital also has the latest in 3-D digital mammography, and Union General’s state-of-the-art Wound Care Clinic includes advanced hyperbarics.
The hospital’s on-site Wellness Cen- ter is not only a great place for the com- munity to workout, but is also home to an expanded rehabilitation and therapy program. It includes in-house Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy — perfect for when you’re recovering from a sports injury or recuperating from knee or hip surgery.
the local Walmart store.
Care on the Ground
and in the Air
Union General Hospital’s 18-bed Emer- gency Room is staffed 24/7, and air transportation is available to quickly transport critically ill patients to six metro area facilities. All citizens of Union County automatically receive free enrollment in the Air Methods Advantage program, which covers out- of-pocket expenses if they need to use the medical helicopter stationed at Union General Hospital.
A Wired Hospital
Union General Hospital is a proud win- ner of HealthCare’s Most Wired award in 2017, thanks in part to its recently implemented patient portals, which allow patients to access their healthcare records remotely any time and place they would like.
Even with this focus on facilities and technology, Union General Hospital
 24-HourEmergencyServices & Non-Emergency Transport
 CardiopulmonaryRehabilitation
 Ear,Nose&Throat
 Endoscopy
 FamilyPractice&Pediatrics
 Hospital-BasedEMSServices
 IntensiveCareUnit
 LaboratoryServices
 MedicalHelicopter
 Nephrology(withDialysisClinic)
 NutritionTherapy
 Orthopedics
 OutpatientCare
 Pharmacy
 Radiology(NuclearMedicine,MRI,CT,
Mammography & Bone Density)
 RehabilitationServices
 RespiratoryTherapy
 SleepStudies
 Surgery(In-Patient&Out-Patient)
 Telemedicine
 Women’sHealth
 WoundCare&HyperbaricTherapy

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