Emory University Hospital
Robert Bachman, CEO
An adult, tertiary care facility, Emory University Hospital (EUH) is approved for 579 beds, with eight beds currently leased to VistaCare for hospice care. EUH is staffed by 1,239 Emory School of Medicine faculty physicians. It includes a 20-bed psychiatric facility, 93 intensive care unit beds, a 56-bed rehabilitation center, and a nine-bed clinical research center supported by the National Institutes of Health. Patients in fiscal year 2012: 25,332 admissions and 157,794 outpatient services. Staff employees: 3,610.
EUH is long known for cardiology, cardiac surgery, orthopaedics, oncology, and neurology/neurosurgery, and it has one of the most comprehensive transplant programs in the Southeast. In 2012, the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) ranked EUH second for quality out of more than 100 of the major teaching hospitals in the nation. EUH has one of the highest case-mix indexes (a measure of complexity of illness treated) among these UHC-ranked facilities. Also in 2012 U.S. News & World Report ranked EUH the No. 1 hospital in both metro Atlanta and Georgia. For the 15th year in a row, Atlanta health care consumers named the hospital the Consumer’s Choice Award winner.