2022 GHA Platinum Sponsors

Draffin Tucker
Draffin Tucker is a full-service CPA and advisory firm with over 50 years of concentrated practice in the healthcare industry.  Our clients include hospitals and hospital systems, community health centers, and other related entities.  Our knowledge of the financial, regulatory, reimbursement, and tax issues affecting healthcare organizations is unparalleled. Our strategic healthcare team continuously guides clients to maximize opportunities in programs such as the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. We think together with our clients to help make ideas happen.

  • Audit & Accounting Services
  • Single Audit Services
  • Cost Report Services
  • Reimbursement Services
  • Tax Services
  • Compliance Services
  • 340B Consulting
  • Governmental Reporting
  • Resource Solutions Services

Contact Information
R. Wes Sternenberg, CPA.CITP, Partner 
P.O. Box 71309
Albany, GA 31708
229-883-7878, ext. 171


Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS)
Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association. GHHS was founded in 1989 for the purpose of establishing partnerships with companies that provide products and services at a discounted fee and/or with added benefits for our members. GHHS also creates or co-develops programs and services that will meet a specific need that is not currently available through an established partner. GHHS thoroughly evaluates all potential partners with a due diligence process, and will form partnerships only with companies or programs that are high quality, provide an exceptional benefit to our members, and are aligned with the Georgia Hospital Association strategic plan.

Contact Information

Shellie Whitaker, Regional Director of Sales
380 Interstate North Parkway SE, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30339


Health Care Insurance Resources, Inc. (HCIR)
Health Care Insurance Resources, Inc. was established in 1981 to provide stable insurance for members of the Georgia Hospital Association, Health Care Insurance Resources, Inc. has continued for over 30 years to fulfill its mission. The agency contracts with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for its staffing and administrative services.  Today, Health Care Insurance Resources, Inc. and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. can access worldwide insurance markets for all GHA members’ insurance needs, making it the leading provider of insurance programs and services to GHA members. Health Care Insurance Resources, Inc. also supports GHA member hospitals by providing employee benefit brokerage and consulting services.
Contact Information
Chris Ward
380 Interstate North Parkway SE, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30339


Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

The health care sector is highly regulated and rapidly changing. Individuals and companies that do business in this arena require legal counsel with a hands-on understanding of the unique issues of the healthcare environment and constructive solutions to their problems. The health care lawyers at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, practice exclusively in this area and, consequently, have substantial experience helping clients properly structure their business relationships and transactions, comply with laws and regulations, and achieve successful resolutions in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings. Our exemplary service and skills are evidenced by the practice’s ranking in Chambers USA, a leading legal services ranking publication.

Key Services:
• Anti-Kickback Statute & False Claims Act
• Certificates of Need
• HIPAA privacy & security regulations
• Medicare & Medicaid audits & appeals
• Medicare & Medicaid regulations
• Mergers & acquisitions
• Staff membership & clinical privileges disputes
• Stark II & physician self-referral laws

Contact Information
Michele Madison
1600 Atlanta Financial Center
3343 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326




Qualivis, formerly Healthcare Staffing Services, is a national provider of healthcare workforce solutions, specializing in supplemental staffing but able to fill a broad spectrum of clinical and non-clinical positions through its nationwide network of more than 100 staffing agencies. Qualivis simplifies the staffing process by offering one contract and one point of contact. Their system allows hospitals and healthcare providers to spend less time on paperwork and more time building a great team.

Contact Information
Terre Love, VP Workforce Strategies
Atlanta, GA 




South Georgia Radiology Associates
South Georgia Radiology Associates provide the highest quality radiology services and specialized imaging expertise throughout Georgia by making a difference in rural Georgia. Our breadth of experience, specialized know-how, modern equipment and comprehensive services help ensure the people of rural Georgia continually receive the best health care possible. With over 250,000 exams read per year, we have the capacity, expertise, and capability to serve over 300,000 south Georgia residents.
Contact Information
Gary Dent, MD, President and Chairman
340 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 1305
Savannah, GA 31406