Posts tagged with "Emory University Hospital"

Emory University Hospital names new CEO

Posted by Dena Mellick July 29, 2015

Emory University Hospital has a new CEO. Current Chief Operating Officer Bryce Gartland, MD, has been tapped to take over for CEO Robert Bachman. Emory says Bachman is moving into a new hospital role as of August 14th, serving as executive director for the expansion and renovation of the hospital. That includes the completion of […]

Emory University Hospital ranked number one hospital in GA

Posted by Dena Mellick July 22, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the number one hospital in Georgia and metro Atlanta. A press release from Emory says the ranking was part of the 2015-16 Best Hospitals guide. It also notes this is the fourth year in a row Emory has received the ranking. U.S. News said it […]

Emory nurse writes play about organ donation

Posted by Dena Mellick May 27, 2015

Organ donation isn’t a topic that comes up in daily conversation. But an Emory University Hospital nurse is hoping to change that with a play on just that issue. Sheila Taylor, who has been a nurse for 30 years, wrote “And the Beat Goes On.” She’s directing the play this Sunday at the Porter Sanford III […]

Emory, DeKalb dispute NYT story on Ebola

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 14, 2014

An Oct. 13 New York Times story on about how hospitals in the U.S. are reacting to the spread of Ebola virus included a surprising claim. According to NYT, “As doctors and nurses there worked to keep desperately ill patients alive in August, the county threatened to disconnect Emory from sewer lines if Ebola wastes […]

(VIDEO) – At CDC, Obama announces Ebola response

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Video and photo obtained via  President Barack Obama spoke at the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control today and announced plans to use the U.S. military to respond to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. “First and foremost I want the American people to know that our experts here at […]

UPDATE – Ebola patients leave Emory

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 21, 2014

CNN is reporting that both patients infected with the Ebola virus being treated in an isolation unit at Emory Hospital will be released today. An Emory spokesperson told CNN that Dr. Kent Brantley’s blood samples has tested negative for the virus. Brantley and another healthcare worker, Nancy Writebol, were transferred to the hospital from West Africa. Initially, the […]

Yahoo Twitter hacked, claims Ebola outbreak

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 10, 2014

There was a little excitement on Twitter this afternoon after someone apparently hacked the Yahoo News Twitter account and claimed that there’d been an Ebola outbreak in Atlanta. According to, the Tweet said, “BREAKING: EBOLA OUTBREAK IN ATLANTA! Estimated 145 people infected so far since Doctors carrying the disease were flown in from Africa.” […]

Second Ebola patient arrives at Emory

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 5, 2014

CBS 46 Atlanta reports that a second patient infected with the Ebola virus has arrived at Emory University Hospital. The patient is the second of two aid workers who were caring for patients in West Africa, which is dealing with the largest Ebola outbreak in history. To read the full story from CBS Atlanta, click […]

Emory University Hospital tops state rankings

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 15, 2014

U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of hospitals around the country, and Emory University Hospital came out on top, ranking No. 1 in Georgia. The hospital’s Midtown branch also placed at No. 4 on the list. Here are the top 5, as determined by US News. 1. Emory University Hospital 2. Medical […]

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