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IT Department

Mission Statement: To provide our staff with the latest in information and communication technologies and highest quality digital experience for the medical working environment.

Our Information Technology (IT) departments provide an array of services that support enterprise and departmental computer systems for our twenty-one affiliated facilities. To date, this includes Union General Hospital, Chatuge Regional Hospital, two Nursing Homes, fourteen clinics and three other affiliated facilities.

Services offered by the IT Department include:

  • Planning for information technology software needs and related budgetary requirements
  • Large scale computer system implementations
  • Evaluation of enterprise and departmental software solutions
  • Analysis of business needs and information system requirements
  • Installation of application software, patches, and regulatory updates
  • Maintenance of programs and data files to correct software defects or provide enhanced function
  • Database Administration
  • Support for users of IT applications
  • Security Administration for employee user accounts and permissions

Our Information Technology department provides comprehensive 24-7 support for the hospital’s mission critical computer applications. Contact us today for more information.

Our Locations:
Union General Hospital
35 Hospital Rd
Blairsville, GA 30512

Chief Information Officer: Chris Loyd

Chatuge Regional Hospital
110 S Main St
Hiawassee, GA 30546

Chief Information Officer: Chris Loyd

Open Records Request

Union General Health System will make available open records in compliance with Georgia’s Open Records Act. Acknowledgement of the request will be made within three business days and either make requested records available for inspection, provide copies, or give a reasonable estimate of when the requested information may be available.

All requests for open records must be submitted in writing, including facsimile transmission or email, to the Open Records Officer. The request should include name of the requester, contact information and information necessary to readily identify the open records requested.

To file an open records request (not medical record), please contact the Open Records Officer:

Chris Loyd
Chief Information Officer
35 Hospital Road
Blairsville, GA 30512

Phone: 706-745-2111
Fax: 706-439-6178 (This fax is not for medical records requests) – Open Records Requests ONLY