Mission, Vision and Cultural Beliefs


“The mission of Piedmont Athens Regional is to improve the lives and health of those we touch.”


“Piedmont Athens Regional will be the leading integrated health system for the communities we serve, offering the highest quality and value.”

Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles for decisions, actions, priorities and behaviors support our Mission. Understanding and demonstrating these principles are the shared responsibility of all employees and persons affiliated with Piedmont Athens Regional.

Patient First
Above all else, at Piedmont Athens Regional we put the patient first.

We diligently protect the safety of each patient, family member, colleague and guest.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement
We support and sustain innovation as the foundation for our culture. We reward and recognize excellence.

We are accountable to ourselves, to one another and to the public in honor of the trust placed in us.

We value the contribution of each individual and treat each individual with dignity and respect.

We give compassionate service to patients, colleagues, family members and guests.

Team Work
We recognize that the only way our shared goals can be achieved is through team work. People are the key to our success. As such we will put Piedmont Athens Regional before oneself, as we do not support actions in the workplace that serve the individual over the group.