Founded by Piedmont Healthcare in 2012, the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities works to inform and influence health policy on the local and state level, and most importantly, to improve health and health care throughout Georgia’s communities. We strive to be a leading force in creating sustainable, positive change in Georgia health policy and the health care delivery system.
To accomplish this, the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities:
By providing an independent source of health policy information for consumers, policymakers, and community stakeholders, we are able to design collaborative solutions to the health issues facing Georgia’s communities.
Matt Gove joined Piedmont Healthcare as a senior vice president in October 2011, and he oversees external affairs, marketing, corporate communications, web development, community benefit and public relations. Matt came to Piedmont from Grady Health System; there he was senior vice president for marketing and external affairs. Matt is the executive director of the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities.
Holly Lang joined Piedmont Healthcare in March 2012 as the director of community benefits and external affairs. She is charged with the assessment and oversight of programs aimed at vulnerable populations. As deputy director, Holly oversees the daily activities and policy initiatives for the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities.