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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 […]


U. S. Special Forces Partners With Grady to Train Combat Medics

Grady Memorial Hospital is the only civilian hospital in the country that has formed a partnership with the U.S. Army Special Forces to provide additional, formal instruction and preparation for its Green Beret Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCM 18 Delta). As one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, and metro Atlanta’s only nationally […]

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Grady earns AANEM Electrodiagnostic Laboratory Accreditation with Exemplary status

The Grady Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center Electrodiagnostic Laboratory has received Laboratory Accreditation with Exemplary status from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). “Accreditation with Exemplary status puts Grady among the nation’s top electrodiagnostic laboratories. This is an important accomplishment for the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center and the patients we serve,” […]

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Grady Recertified As Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center

Grady Health System’s Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center has been recertified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center – receiving The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark, the symbols of quality from those organizations. With this certification, Grady is part of an elite group of health care organizations […]

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Emory and Grady Awarded Nearly $4M to Study Atlanta Car Crashes and Subsequent Injury

The Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory University, along with Grady Memorial Hospital and collaborators at the University of Michigan, have been awarded a five-year project for almost $4 million to study motor vehicle crashes in the metro-Atlanta area that result in injuries treated at Grady. This project is funded by the National Highway Traffic […]

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Grady Honored as Top Health IT Hospital by Metro Atlanta Chamber

Grady Memorial Hospital is the 2017 Phoenix Award Hospital of the Year winner for its achievements in Health IT. The Phoenix Awards are given annually by the Metro Atlanta Chamber in conjunction with the Health IT Leadership Summit in recognition of individuals and companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the growth of the […]

Grady Foundation Names Blumenthal President

Community leader has deep civic, foundation, business and political ties ATLANTA (July 10, 2013) Grady Health System CEO John Haupert today announced Renay Blumenthal, a long-time community leader, will be the new president of the Grady Health Foundation. “Over a 25-year career, Renay has built strong relationships in this community — with governors, legislators,

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Solar Eclipse and Eye Safety

The countdown is on for the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017! We are all excited to witness this spectacle, but must consider how it can affect our eyes if left unprotected. Grady’s Chief of Ophthalmology, Dr. Yousuf Khalifa, says looking directly at the solar eclipse without proper eye wear can cause solar retinopathy, in […]

Grady CEO Named to American Hospital Association Board

The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) is pleased to announce that Grady Health System President and Chief Executive Officer John Haupert has been appointed to the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees. Haupert will begin serving a three-year term on the AHA Board on Jan. 1, 2018. The Board of Trustees is the highest policy-making […]