24 S G M A G A Z I N E | FA L L 2 0 1 8 AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS $578 Million 2,386 ECONOMIC IMPACT TOTAL EMPLOYEES Includes Tift Regional Medical Center & Cook Medical Center • Tift Regional Medical Center was awarded a Medicare $2.5 million Accountable Health Communities Grant; • Tift Regional Medical Center was recognized by as a Baby-Friendly Designated Birth Facility by Baby- Friendly USA; • Tift Regional Medical Center received the Blue Distinction Center for Total Joint Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia; • Tift Regional Health System’s 18 primary care practices received top recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home from the National Committee for Quality Assurance; • Cook Medical Center received Excellence in Patient Care by the Studer Group; and • Cook Senior Living Center received the Georgia Quality Award by the Georgia Health Care Association and Alliant Quality and Excellence in Action Award by NRC Health.