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2014-07-02 12:28:23

ATLANTA, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After an extended period of intense planning and preparation, a partnership between Emory Healthcare and Select Medical, one of the nation's largest providers specializing in outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, is official. Effective July 1, 2014, the joint venture will provide teams of post-acute care specialists committed to helping each patient recover in exactly the right setting, while also offering...

2014-05-20 23:15:46

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) accredits academic medical center renowned as the birthplace of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) is proud to announce that Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, GA, are the latest facilities recognized with provisional accreditation by ACE. Both academic hospitals successfully completed the ACE...

2014-04-17 23:13:10

CPMC liver, kidney transplant programs earn recognition from transplant registry Sutter Health affiliate transplant team’s risk-adjusted survival rate is nation’s best. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Sutter Health affiliate California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) has been identified as the nation’s only hospital with both kidney and liver transplant programs that have higher-than-expected one- and three-year adult patient survivals that are statistically better-than-expected....

2013-07-17 23:23:52

The Medical Center of Central Georgia Ranked Nationally in Cardiology, Performs Highly in 10 National Categories, Second Best Hospital in Georgia Washington (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has released its Best Hospitals rankings for 2013-2014. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. For the second consecutive year, The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) has...

2013-03-11 15:06:02

Transfusion of donated blood more than three weeks old results in impaired blood vessel function, a new study of hospital patients shows. Blood banks now consider six weeks to be the maximum permitted storage time of blood for use in transfusion, but recent studies have suggested transfusing blood stored for more than a few weeks has adverse effects in patients undergoing cardiac surgery or critical care. The new finding suggests a mechanism explaining why older blood might be...

2012-08-29 06:55:25

Findings published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons lead researchers to devise a patient safety plan to decrease complications for the benefit of patients and hospitals Postoperative complications are the most significant independent risk factor leading to 30-day hospital readmissions among general surgery patients, according to a new exploratory study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. "Hospital readmissions are the...

2011-02-08 16:48:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Emory University Health Sciences Center: WHAT: News Conference - Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter, player Kevin Jordan and Emory transplant surgeons will be available to speak with media in person and via telephone regarding the gift of life, Kevin's illness, and the surgery. WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, 11:30 a.m. ET WHERE: The Emory Clinic B, 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322...

2010-11-12 00:00:43

Emory Healthcare, the Emory Breast Center and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University partner to launch comprehensive website, blog, and contest around breast health. Atlanta, GA (Vocus) November 11, 2010 The largest, most comprehensive health care system in the state of Georgia, Emory Healthcare, is launching various web-based resources to promote breast cancer awareness and breast health beyond the month of October. Emory Healthcare, its clinical breast health division, the Emory...


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