Tuesday, February 5, 2013
In certain cases like this one near the Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter, a Facebook encounter can quickly turn dangerous.
Reports have surfaced about a weekend incident just south of Midtown in which three women were robbed at gunpoint near the Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter. According to an alert sent by Emory University Hospital Midtown officials to the community, "at approximately 8:30 PM on Sunday, February 3, 2013, four individuals with no known affiliation with Emory reported to the Atlanta Police Department that they were victims of an armed robbery near the intersection of Courtland and Pine Streets." The hospital, located at 550 Peachtree Street, is situated just a block away from the shelter and concern has grown for the safety of staff and patients when outside the medical facility. The weekend community alert went on to say that the victims' cell…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Part of the Grady Health System and staffed with many who are affiliated with Emory University, the Ponce de Leon Center in Midtown is among the country's most comprehensive clinics dedicated to the treatment of advanced HIV/AIDS.
How many times have you driven past the mammoth building that sits between Ponce de Leon Avenue and North Avenue in Midtown across the street from the Krispy Kreme and wondered just what goes on in there? Some know that the Ponce de Leon Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities dedicated to the treatment of advanced HIV/AIDS in the United States. Some know that the Ponce de Leon Center, which was founded in 1986, serves about 5,000 patients each year. Some know that the Ponce de Leon Center is part of the Grady Health System and that many of its doctors, nurses and specialists who provide onsite medical, support and community services are affiliated with Emory University. But many have no idea what goes on inside the …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
With the latest addition of 12 new ICU beds, that brings the total number of ICU beds at Emory University Hospital Midtown to 68.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A new state-of-the-art, specialty intensive care unit (ICU) has opened its doors at Emory University Hospital Midtown, an addition that was needed to meet the increasing demand of critical care patients admitted to the hospital. The 12-bed unit, known as Unit 11 ICU, features the most advanced technology and critical care design, supported by skilled caregivers to care for patients and their families during difficult times. A multi-disciplinary team of specialists and experts at Emory University Hospital Midtown worked for months to design and develop this ICU, specifically for cardiothoracic and vascular patients. "Our extraordinary team of specialists, across many departments in the hospital, has worked countless hours designing, …