Located in Louisville, Georgia, 46 miles from the GRU Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, Jefferson Hospital is a 37-bed, full-service hospital that serves residents of Jefferson, Burke, Glascock and other surrounding counties from the time it was built in 1974. It is a member of Georgia Hospital Association's for Rural Health.
Jefferson Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) since 1999.
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