Community Benefits Report 2012

Can-do compassion

One of the doctors mentioned in this booklet describes his waiting room as a finger on the pulse of the local economy. He knows that some patients sitting there are the lucky ones, car in the parking lot, insurance card in their pocket, food in the refrigerator. Others struggle—with sickness, longtime unemployment, inadequate resources to pay for rent or medicines. Still others, more each year, are dressed in clothes left over from when they had jobs, money, and health insurance, hoping their new situation is unapparent. Read more >>


Table of Contents

From the Executive VP
Can-do compassion

Charity care in Emory Healthcare
• Overview
• Expanding the boundaries of care
• A gift of time
• Fighting with grace and determination

Caring for the elderly
Sending Joseph home

Caring for kids
Growing up ahead of time

Care at Grady Hospital
Pulse of the economy

Emory and the Atlanta VA Medical Center
Sleeping through the night

Serving locally and globally
Outreach: local and global

Education and research
 Keeping the research engine running
 Training for today and tomorrow

Economic impact
Powering the local economy

Woodruff Health Sciences Center