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2010-05-11 08:59:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Healthcare, a leading not-for-profit health care system in the Southeast, announced that it has named Porter Novelli as its public relations agency of record. Porter Novelli will work with Piedmont Healthcare in all aspects of its communications efforts, including market research, strategic planning, executive visibility, media relations, physician marketing, digital strategies and issues management. "Porter Novelli demonstrated a keen...

2009-05-21 11:52:00

ATLANTA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA) and Piedmont Healthcare announced today that they have reached agreement on a three-year contract, effective August 1, 2009. Under the agreement, BCBSGA HMO/POS and PPO members can continue to access Piedmont Healthcare as an in-network provider, including services from Piedmont Clinic physicians, Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper, and...

2009-05-11 09:00:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AtlantaNAP (www.atlantanap.com), a premier co-location facility, today announced its newest client, Piedmont Healthcare. As part of continual operational excellence planning and to support future growth, Piedmont will use AtlantaNAP to provide a primary data center facility for its healthcare operations. The facility will host data processing for clinical and administrative systems, including diagnostic imaging, cancer services, surgical and medical systems....

2008-10-13 06:00:44

Patients experiencing symptoms associated with heart conditions or stroke frequently undergo multiple tests over the course of several days for physicians to make an accurate diagnosis. Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta is streamlining this process by installing the Aquilion(R) ONE from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., which can reduce diagnosis time from hours and days to a matter of minutes. With the Aquilion ONE, the world's first dynamic volume CT system, physicians can provide one...

2008-06-30 12:03:15

ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Disease Specialists, P.C. (CDS), is the third major cardiovascular physician group to join the Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI), making PHI Physicians one of the largest groups of cardiovascular specialists in the Southeast. As a group practice under Piedmont Healthcare, CDS has 17 physicians in 11 locations, including Buckhead, Blue Ridge, Dallas, Eatonton, Jasper and Vinings. The CDS Sleep Disorders Center also will become part of the Piedmont Heart...

2008-01-08 09:01:21

ATLANTA, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Hospital has been recognized as Best in Atlanta for Overall Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery for 2008, according to The Tenth Annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study. The HealthGrades(R) study identifies key trends in the quality of care provided by approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide. HealthGrades researchers analyzed Medicare discharges from every U.S. hospital between 2004 and 2006. Risk-adjusted mortality and complication...

2007-11-16 09:00:51

ATLANTA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Cardiology Group (ACG) has signed an agreement formalizing an affiliation with Piedmont Healthcare as part of the Piedmont Heart Institute, effective November 15. The 25-member cardiovascular physician practice will become a new group practice under the Piedmont Heart Institute and open a new main office on the Piedmont Hospital campus in December, while maintaining offices across Georgia. With the addition of ACG, more than 80 cardiovascular...


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