Located in Swainsboro, Georgia, 76 miles south of the GHSU Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, the Emanuel Medical Center is a licensed 91-bed acute care hospital and a 49-bed skilled care Nursing Home that serves Emanuel, Treutlen, Jenkins and surrounding counties.
The Emanuel Medical Center was opened as Emanuel County Hospital on June 1, 1952. In 1970, a 49-bed skilled care nursing home was opened for long-term care, thus changing the name of the facility to Emanuel County Hospital and Nursing Home. Twenty-four private rooms were added to the facility in 1972. Another addition was opened in August 1983, which included a new Emergency Room Suite, ICU/CCU area, and other support areas. Since 1991, Emanuel County Hospital and Nursing Home has owned several physician offices as well. On January 1, 1996, the name was officially changed to Emanuel Medical Center.
Emanuel Medical Center is operated as a public, non-profit organization and is directed by the Emanuel County Hospital Authority. The Authority is comprised of eight citizens of Emanuel County plus the current Chief of the Medical Staff. The Emanuel County Hospital Authority is responsible for establishing polices by which Emanuel Medical Center operates. The Administrator is appointed by the Authority and is the direct representative of the Authority responsible for the effective day-to-day operation of the facility.
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