Community Health and Wellness

Atlantic General Hospital's 2020 Vision is framed around the triple aim of the Affordable Care Act: improve the health of the population, enhance the patient care experience, and reduce the cost of care.

We are in the process of expanding existing community resources and creating new ones to achieve this triple aim. This section of the website is devoted to those services and to you, a valued member of our community.

Care Coordination

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System provides care coordination for primary care patients through the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and for discharged hospital patients through the Transitions in Care Program. Our care coordinators and case managers help program participants schedule physician follow up visits and set up appointments for tests and procedures, while ensuring that all healthcare providers involved in an individual's care are communicating appropriately to achieve the best possible health for the patient.

AGH Healthy Happenings Community Education Program

It is the mission of AGH Healthy Happenings is to assess community health educational needs and major health concerns in our community, to create and plan an educational program that appropriately addresses these, and to evaluate their effectiveness in reaching our institutional mission at Atlantic General Hospital to improve individual and community health.

The program provides a number of free services to the area, including free monthly blood pressure screenings, health fairs, and chronic disease management education. Click here for the current calendar of events.

The program also offers a speakers bureau, which facilitates guest speakers for events when a health care expert is needed.

  • AGH Healthy Happenings Advisory Committee
    The AGH Healthy Happenings Advisory Committee consists of more than 20 members and includes health specialists and coalition partners. The committee meets monthly to address community needs and interests, plan and implement programs, and evaluate responses and results.

Faith-Based Partnership

Atlantic General Hospital and seven area houses of worship joined forces in 2010 to create a Faith-Based Partnership that offers free health management services to their congregations to help them adopt healthier lifestyles to improve their overall health and wellbeing.