Hutcheson Partners With North Georgia Healthcare For Primary Care Services

Friday, September 13, 2013

Hutcheson Medical Center has partnered with North Georgia Healthcare to provide medical services in southern Catoosa County.  The clinic provides comprehensive primary care services and is staffed and operated by Hutcheson healthcare providers and employees.

“We are excited to expand our primary care network to the North Georgia Healthcare center,” said Roger Forgey, Hutcheson’s president and CEO.  “The Alabama Highway location allows Hutcheson to better serve Catoosa County’s community healthcare needs.”

Lynn Porter, MSN, FNP, BC is the clinic’s primary medical provider.  A family nurse practitioner, Ms. Porter has extensive healthcare experience in both treating patients and as a professor of nursing.  The practice will focus on acute and chronic medical management, physicals, and worker’s comp.  Comprehensive support services at the clinic include full service outpatient lab testing and digital x-ray imaging.

The North Georgia Healthcare facility also offers in-house physical therapy, retail pharmacy services, aquatic therapy in partnership with the YMCA, and counseling services through the Center for Hope. 

The primary care clinic is located at at 6120 Alabama Hwy. and will be open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Both scheduled appointments and walk-in visits are available for patient convenience. For more information about Hutcheson’s primary care clinic at North Georgia Healthcare, call 706.935-6442


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