GAINESVILLE - Anthony Williamson has been named president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton. <br />
In this role, Williamson will oversee all operations of the new 100-bed hospital, set to open in Braselton in spring 2015.<br />
​Williamson joined NGHS in 2005 as vice president of Professional Services, with leadership responsibilities for laboratory, imaging, respiratory therapy and post-acute rehabilitation services. In 2010, he was named NGHS' vice president of Service Line and Greater Braselton Development. In this role, he has been responsible for the strategic planning and operations for the heart and vascular, oncology, imaging and neurosciences service lines; the development of the NGMC Braselton hospital and medical campus; and expansion of services in the Braselton market.<br />
​"Anthony has had oversight responsibility for numerous areas within NGHS which has given him a wealth of knowledge about our System's operations and strategic direction," says Carol Burrell, President & CEO of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which is building the hospital. "As the point person directing the construction of NGMC Braselton, Anthony is intimately involved with each detail leading to the opening of this significant new hospital while also leading strategic development of services in that area. <br />
​To learn more about Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, visit www.nghs.com/braselton. There you'll find ongoing construction updates and photos; links to physicians already seeing patients at and around the new campus; information about the hospital's innovative sustainability initiatives; and the latest job openings.
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