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Groundbreaking of Emory Johns Creek Expansion

On Nov. 7, 2019, Emory Johns Creek Hospital broke ground on the facility's $61 million expansion, including the addition of two new floors and 40 beds to the existing hospital.

Date: Nov. 7, 2019

Emory employees and twin sisters win statewide Hospital Hero Award

TThe Georgia Hospital Association awarded Emory employees and identical twin sisters Dora Richter and Fania Szlam the prestigious GHA Hospital Hero Award at the association's annual Hospital Hero Awards luncheo

Date: Nov. 15, 2019

Emory Hemophilia of Georgia

The Emory Hemophilia of Georgia Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders provides valuable insight -- from the perspective of patients, family members, and staff -- for young adults with bleeding disorders who will be transferring care from the pediatric clinic to the adult clinic.

Date: Aug. 7, 2019

Emory Musculoskeletal Institute Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Oct. 4, 2019, Emory Healthcare celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Emory Musculoskeletal Institute, located in Brookhaven, Georgia, to continue its commitment to develop innovative treatments and provide solutions for health care challenges facing the local communities. As the newest addition to Emory’s Executive Park health innovation district, the approximately 180,000-square-foot, LEED-certified building will be a comprehensive, patient and family-centered facility providing orthopaedics and spine care, physical therapy, imaging, ambulatory surgery, with clinical and discovery research support space.

Date: Oct. 4, 2019

Remembrance ceremony honors Emory nurse who served in World War I

On the 100th anniversary of her death, a special remembrance ceremony was held for Emory nurse Camille O’Brien, the only member of the Emory Unit to die in France during World War I. Dozens of people came out to Greenwood Cemetery on April 18, 2019, for the special occasion.

Date: May 3, 2019

Magnet Recognition Celebration @ Emory Saint Joseph's

In 2019 Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital became the first community hospital and one of only three hospitals in the world to achieve its sixth consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®

Date: Apr. 19, 2919

Organ Donation Month Flag Raising @ Emory Healthcare

In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Emory Healthcare held a special Donate Life flag raising ceremony on April 8, 2019, to pay tribute to those who have given the gift of life through organ donation.

Date: Apr. 17, 2019

2019 Run for Mercy 5K @ ESJH

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital hosted the third annual Run for Mercy 5K on March 23, 2019. Proceeds from the race/walk go to support Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Fund of Excellence.

Date: Apr. 19, 2019

The Opioid Crisis and Emory

For the first time in U.S. history, people are more likely to die from accidental opioid overdoses than in car crashes. That's according to a new report from the National Safety Council. In this video, Dr. David Prologo, an interventional radiologist at Emory University School of Medicine, discusses the report and what Emory is doing as doctors re-evaluate to use of opioids in treatment and assure greater safety.

Date: Feb. 11, 2018

Emory Eye Center: Restoring Vision and Hope to Refugees

Two Emory Eye Center physicians are making a difference to Syrian refugees in Jordan. Natalie Weil and Soroosh Behshad have volunteered their time to provide eye care to the thousands of people in the Zaatari refugee camp. They have also helped provide eye care to refugees and un-insured people in Clarkston, Georgia.

Date: January 30, 2018

Nursing at Emory Johns Creek Hospital

About nursing at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Profile of Marilyn Margolis, CEO Johns Creek, talks about mentorship, and Cory Woodyatt, an ER nurse, talks about why he chose nursing.

Date: Jan. 24, 2019

Emory Healthcare Welcomes DeKalb Medical Into the Family

Emory Healthcare is proud to welcome DeKalb Medical to the family, advancing patient care in the metro Atlanta community and beyond. On Friday, Sept. 14, partnership celebrations for employees, local leaders and government officials were held at each of the three DeKalb Medical locations, along with unveilings of new hospital signs at each facility.

Date: Sept. 14, 2018

Emory Integrated Memory Care Clinic: A True Team Approach

Emory Brain Health Center’s unique Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC) offers primary care specifically for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia. Patient families, a patient, and IMCC Clinical Director Carolyn Clevenger explain the benefits of this nationally recognized patient-centered medical home located in Atlanta.

Date: Aug. 16, 2018

Common Questions About Allergies

Emory's Dr. Marissa Shams answers 7 common allergy questions in this video: What does it mean to have an allergy? How are asthma and allergy related? What's the best way to keep allergies from flaring? Which season is worst for my allergies? What does allergy testing involve? How do allergy shots work? What should I do if I think I'm allergic to something?

Date: Apr. 17, 2018

Freezing the Hunger Nerve: Percutaneous Cryovagotomy

In a new weight loss study, Emory doctors demonstrated the safety of freezing a nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain. Researchers found the new treatment may reduce patients' appetite and help them lose weight.Dr. In this video, Dr. David Prologo discusses the evolution of the procedure with a patient.

Date: Mar. 27, 2018

How Emory and the CDC Are Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Emory and CDC experts discuss the opioid epidemic and how federal decisions might flow down to hospitals like Emory's.

Date: Mar. 23, 2018

Emory Sport Medicine Complex Grand Opening

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare opened doors to its 90,000-square-foot complex, located at 1968 Hawks Lane, in Brookhaven. It is the first of its kind, integrating four state-of-the-art facilities on its five-acre campus.

Date: Dec. 5, 2017

Happy Tails therapy dogs bring comfort and joy to hospital patients

For the past six years, therapy dogs from Happy Tails have been visiting patients at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, brightening days and bringing normalcy, comfort, laughter and joy to hospital rooms.

Date: Sept. 15, 2017

"Day in the Life" exercise at new Emory University Hospital Tower

The new Emory University Hospital Tower is slated to open its first two levels and parking deck to the public in late July 2017. To ready the staff and building for the grand opening, a "Day in the Life" event was held on June 28, 2017.

Date: July 18, 2017

Regional Ebola treatment centers talk preparedness at NETEC Summit

Ten medical centers around the U.S., designated by the government as Regional Ebola and other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs), attended the National Ebola Treatment and Education Center (NETEC) RESPTC Summit at Emory University in late June.

Date: July 18, 2017

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program alum shares his story of finding healing from PTSD after completing intensive two-week program. For more information about the program, call 1-888-514-5345 or visit http://emoryhealthcare.org/veterans

Date: May 23, 2017

Emory's New Hospital Tower Bridge Opens

A proud group of Emory Healthcare employees, faculty and patient and family advisors were the first ones to cross the new Emory University Hospital pedestrian bridge that spans over Clifton Road to the new hospital tower.

Date: Feb. 21, 2017

Emory University Hospital addition 'topping out' ceremony

A "topping out" ceremony was held on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, for the newest addition to Emory University Hospital, as construction reached the ninth and final level of the new building. 

Date: Aug. 8, 2016

Emory University Hospital pedestrian bridge construction

From July 2016: video of Emory University Hospital's construction and installation of the frame for a new two-story pedestrian bridge over Clifton Road.

Date: July 25, 2016

Emory Sports Medicine Complex groundbreaking

On June 24, 2016, the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare broke ground on the Emory Sports Medicine Complex located on Executive Park Drive and the newly-minted Hawks Lane. 

Date: June 27, 2016

Emory Saint Joseph's Orthopaedics & Spine Pavilion

Introduction to the Orthopaedics & Spine Pavilion at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, which provides an innovative patient and family-centered care experience.

Date: Feb. 25, 2016