Athens Regional Officially Merges with Piedmont Healthcare

athens-regionalAthens Regional Medical Center officially will become the seventh hospital in the Piedmont Healthcare system in a ceremony set for Saturday. The hospital, which will be renamed Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, will be Piedmont’s second largest facility.

With this partnership, Piedmont Athens Regional is set to become a larger, regional hub for healthcare The new entity intends to work to improve the health and well-being of the people of Athens and the surrounding communities.


The terms of the partnership were  agreed to in December 2015, officials with Piedmont and Athens say they have worked diligently to determine how best to align the organizations and meet the needs of the community.


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