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Grady and IRIS Provide Retinal Imaging on World Sight Day

Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), a leader in retinal screening technology, and Grady Health System partnered with Georgia Vision 2020 to provide retinal imaging to underserved patients for the fifth year. The annual event is the local organization’s contribution to the global initiative World Sight Day. IRIS, in partnership with Grady, has been part of […]

Grady CEO John Haupert

Grady CEO John Haupert Earns ACHE Gold Medal Award

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) has announced that Grady Health System’s president and CEO, John M. Haupert, FACHE, is the recipient of the 2023 Gold Medal Award. The Gold Medal Award is the highest honor given to outstanding leaders by ACHE. The award identifies Fellows of the American College of Healthcare Executives who […]

Grady Hospital’s Language Interpretive Services Department

Grady Receives $1 Million to Improve Communication for Non-Native English Speakers

Grady Hospital’s Language Interpretive Services department will collaborate with a team of Georgia State University researchers who have received a three-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health to improve health services for non-native English-speaking minority communities. Kippie Lipham, director of Grady’s Language Interpretive Services, will […]

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GMHC to Host DeKalb/Fulton Community Meeting January 3

Pursuant to the operating agreements between Fulton and Dekalb Counties, the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority, and the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation will hold its annual DeKalb/Fulton County Community Meeting to update the public on Grady Health System operations. What: Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation Community Meeting When: Tuesday, January 3, 2023, […]

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Emory and Grady awarded $4.4 million to study Atlanta car crashes

The Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory University (IPRCE), Grady Health System and collaborators at the University of Michigan have been awarded a five-year, $4.4 million project to continue studying motor vehicle crashes in metro-Atlanta that result in injuries treated at Grady. This project, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is the […]

Shan Cooper

Shan Cooper to Chair Grady Health Foundation Board

During the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation and Grady Health Foundation board meetings held Tuesday, it was announced that one of Atlanta’s most respected volunteer leaders, Shan Cooper, will serve as chair of the foundation board effective January 1, 2023. She succeeds Drew Evans, retired CFO of Southern Company, who will remain a member of the […]

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GMHC Board of Directors to Meet December 13

The Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation Board of Directors will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. The meeting will be held in the Bell-Russell Board Room in Administration on the first floor of Grady Memorial Hospital at 80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, GA, 30303. What: Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation Board […]

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AMC Closure

Today, Grady Hospital has become Atlanta’s only level 1 trauma center. It’s not lost on us that some people may be concerned about how this may impact not only their health but the health of their loved ones. We want the city of Atlanta to know – Grady isn’t going anywhere. Our medical team and […]

Dr. Yolanda Wimberly Earns Top Diversity and Inclusion Officer Recognition

Grady Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer Yolanda Wimberly, MD, has been named a Top Diversity and Inclusion Officer by Atlanta Business Chronicle. Dr. Wimberly will be honored at the 5th annual 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards ceremony on November 10 in Atlanta. Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion […]

U.S. Army Medical Personnel to Train at Grady’s Level 1 Trauma Center

Grady Memorial Hospital has become the latest site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training (AMCT3), enabling military medical personnel to share knowledge and advances in combat casualty care and learn from their civilian colleagues at Grady’s nationally verified Level 1 trauma center. The partnership was formalized during a signing ceremony at Grady on […]

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