Emory Healthcare

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Emory Healthcare
Emory Healthcare
Formation1905; 114 years ago (1905)
Typenon-profit health system
Location
Region
Metro Atlanta and other parts of Georgia
Key people
Jonathan S. Lewin (CEO)
Staff
17,000 (September 2017)
Websiteemoryhealthcare.org

Coordinates: 33°47′30″N 84°19′11.7″W / 33.79167°N 84.319917°W / 33.79167; -84.319917

Emory Healthcare, part of Emory University, is the largest health care system in the state of Georgia.[citation needed] It comprises seven hospitals, the Emory Clinic and more than 200 provider locations.[1] The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia with more than 2,000 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties.

Hospitals[edit]

Emory Clinic[edit]

Emory Clinic is the outpatient physician practice of the Emory Healthcare system.

Affiliations and partnerships[edit]

Emory Healthcare has relationships with the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Grady Memorial Hospital, and MinuteClinics in the Atlanta area. In 2015, Emory Healthcare's Veterans Program received a $15 million grant from Wounded Warrior Project to expand its outpatient services and become a partner of the Warrior Care Network as a PTSD treatment center.[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Emory University Hospital (including Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods and Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital) was ranked #1 in metro Atlanta and in Georgia by U.S. News and World Report in 2012, 2013 and 2014.[3]
  • Emory Healthcare is the only academic medical institution to ever have had two hospitals ranked in the national top ten for quality by the University Health System Consortium (UHC). In 2013, Emory University Hospital was ranked #2 and Emory University Hospital Midtown was ranked #3. In 2014, these hospitals remained in the top quartile, with Emory University Hospital ranking #2 and Emory University Hospital Midtown ranking #22.
  • Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.[4]
  • Emory University Hospital and Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital have both received Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Emory University Hospital received Magnet accreditation in 2014; the same year Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital received its fifth consecutive accreditation, making it one of only three hospitals in the world to be accredited five times.[5]
  • Emory University Hospital was the first hospital in the United States to ever treat patients with known Ebola virus disease. To date, four patients with Ebola virus disease have been successfully treated at this facility. It has been designated by the White House as one of the country’s Ebola treatment centers.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emory Healthcare. "Emory Healthcare Network". Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  2. ^ Hudson, Phil (June 5, 2015). "Wounded Warrior Project taps Emory's Veterans Program to take part in national medical care network". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  3. ^ "Rankings". health.usnews.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
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  6. ^ "Archive-It - News Releases". archive-it.org.