About Polk Medical Center
Polk Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital located in Cedartown, Georgia. It serves all of Polk County, including the cities of Aragon, Cedartown and Rockmart, and western Bartow County, including Taylorsville.
As a critical access hospital, Polk Medical Center offers essential medical services to its surrounding community. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and provides 24/7 emergency services, family medicine, sub-acute rehabilitation, outpatient surgery and cardiac imaging. Convenient laboratory and radiology services and infusion therapy are also available. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Polk Medical Center offers health care services, supported by Floyd Medical Center and other providers under the Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. family.
According to the Georgia Hospital Association, Polk Medical Center is key to Polk County's economy:
- 20,000 patients annually
- 125 employees
- $13.6 million in direct expenditures
- $6.5 million annual payroll and benefits
- $31.5 million impact on local and state economy
- Supplier and contractual relationships generate an additional 100 jobs and additional household earnings of $6 million annually
Designed as a resource to explain the business and governance side of health care, FloydStraightforward.org provides information about board members, leadership and the organizational and management structures of Polk Medical Center, Floyd Medical Center and Floyd affiliates. In addition, the website offers quick access to annual reports, audits, community benefit reports, community health needs assessments and a blog by Floyd President and CEO Kurt Stuenkel.
To view the following organizational documents visit https://floydstraightforward.org.
- Annual Report
- Community Benefit Report
- Community Health Needs Assessment
- Board Members and Leadership