Helping Patients Take Control
"The Chronic Care Management Program at Hope Clinic has helped me control my blood sugar not just with medications, but with the foods, exercise, and mental work that goes into it, too," said Randy Mullinax. "Before, I was stuck, not knowing what kind of food I need, or good... Read more
Northeast Georgia Health System Named One of the Nation's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems for Fifth Time
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has been recognized as one of the nations Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems of 2017, according to data released by the American Hospital Association. The Association announced the results of the 2017 Most Wired Survey in the July issue of Hospitals & Health... Read more
OrthoAtlanta Shares BB&T Atlanta Open Excitement
Atlanta loves tennis. We boast over 1,000 tennis centers and clubs across the metro, and some of the largest local tennis chapters in the nation. We play year-round, indoors and outdoors, all levels and ages. Atlanta hosts one of the top tennis events of the year, the 2017 BB&T... Read more
The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Welcomes New Cardiologist
Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital has a new cardiologist. Ankit A. Patel, MD, FACC, FSCAI, joined The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) yesterday and is accepting new patients at the practice's Braselton and Commerce locations. "I am pleased to be part of this team of physicians and... Read more
Eastside Medical Center Partners with Navigate Lifeline Gwinnett To Promote Peer Recovery Programs Within Emergency Department
Eastside Medical Center, a healthcare leader in Gwinnett County for over 37 years, has partnered with Navigate Lifeline Gwinnett to provide peer recovery coaches to patients in need of this service during their visit to the emergency room. Eastside Medical Center recognizes the growing need for services such as... Read more
Eastside Medical Center named recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Eastside Medical Center announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places Eastside Medical Center among the... Read more
Eastside Urgent Care Receives Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association of America
Eastside Urgent Care, in affiliation with Eastside Medical Center, has received the Accredited Urgent Care Designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers by the Urgent Care Association of America, for all three of their locations. Eastside Urgent Care is located in Snellville, Lawrenceville, and Lilburn. Eastside... Read more
GGC Nursing Students Win National Awards
For the first time, students from the Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) chapter of the National Student Nursing Association (NSNA) brought home national awards from the associations annual convention, held earlier this month in Dallas, Texas. We are so proud of our students for winning these prestigious awards, said Dr.... Read more
Eastside Medical Center: Committed to the Care and Improvement of Human Life
Enjoy our special coverage of Eastside Medical Center, linked below. Eastside first opened it's doors in 1980 as Gwinnett Community Hospital. Thirty-seven years later, it still embraces that role and its commitment to the community. Eastside now counts more than 1,200 caring and committed employees, including 450 physicians. More... Read more
Life-Changing Treatment for a Common Problem
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a pelvic floor disorder, causes women to leak urine when they sneeze, cough, laugh, lift heavy objects, or strain during exercise. An estimated 25 million women in the US are affected-- one in three over the age of 45 and one in two over the... Read more