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CHIME Most Wired Award 2018

Grady Named 2018 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired Recipient

Hospitals and health systems at the forefront of using healthcare IT to improve the delivery of care have maximized the benefits of foundational technologies and are embracing new technologies that support population management and value-based care. The most successful organizations not only adopt technology but apply it strategically to achieve great outcomes, according to an […]

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Grady Cancer Center Receives Recognition for High-Quality Cancer Care from Largest Oncology Society in US

The Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Health System has been recognized by the QOPI® Certification Program LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®), as successfully completing a three-year certification program for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care. The QOPI® Certification […]

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Grady First Georgia Hospital to Use BrainScope

Grady Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in Georgia to introduce BrainScope One—a new technology that can quickly and safely assess patients with mild head injuries for possible brain bleeds. Acclaimed for its emergency care services, the Grady Emergency Department now uses the hand-held device — right at the patient’s bedside. The EEG-based (electroencephalogram) technology […]

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Georgia’s First Mobile Stroke Unit is Now in Service

Grady Health System, Emory University School of Medicine, and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association today unveiled Georgia’s first mobile stroke unit – an ambulance designed to take cutting edge stroke care directly to patients.  The mobile stroke unit is part of the recently launched Marcus Stroke Network, made possible through the generosity of The […]

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Grady EMS opens South Georgia Headquarters

Grady EMS celebrated the grand opening of its South Georgia headquarters with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, June 1. The event also included an education and job fair for those looking for work or for more information about careers in emergency medical services. Located at 632 W. Broad Avenue in Albany, […]

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Grady Receives Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Grady Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Grady earned the award by meeting specific quality […]

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Grady Recognized with Gold Plus Award For Heart Failure Care

Grady Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure is a quality improvement program that helps hospital teams follow […]

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Grady Adds Animal-Assisted Therapy to its Renowned Patient Care

Grady Health System is proud to announce its latest addition to specialty care – the Grady Dog Therapy Program. Hospitalized patients can now get a helping paw from certified therapy dogs on their road to recovery, as research has shown this type of interaction can substantially ease patients’ physical and emotional pain. “Grady is committed […]

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Marcus Foundation $15 million gift will create Marcus Stroke Network, an innovative partnership among leading health groups

The Marcus Foundation has donated $15 million to establish the Marcus Stroke Network, a coordinated and collaborative effort among Grady Health System, Emory University School of Medicine, Boca Raton Regional Hospital and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to help reduce stroke disability and death rates in the Southeastern United States. Powered by two comprehensive […]

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Grady Brings REBOA to Georgia

The first in Georgia to perform the procedure, Grady Memorial Hospital will soon offer trauma specialists around the state and the country the opportunity to learn how to perform Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA). “REBOA is a minimally invasive technique that uses a catheter to insert a balloon into the aorta, which […]