January 2012

Emory Health Source

New Year, New Family - Saint Joseph's Hospital Joins the Emory Healthcare Community

Saint Joseph's Hospital Emory Healthcare partnership

We take great joy in being able to bring in the New Year with an announcement that our community will truly benefit from in a major way -– Emory Healthcare has now joined forces with Saint Joseph’s Hospital. This means two of Atlanta’s leading health care organizations are now working in collaboration to bring an unparalleled level of health care and access to our Atlanta and Georgia communities. Find out what Saint Joseph's joining our Emory family means for you...




So Many Hospital Rankings, So Little Time. Know What To Look For.

Understanding Hospital Rankings

When you’re trying to price a car, you probably go to the Kelley Blue Book. When you’re looking for a go-to restaurant rating system, you probably choose Yelp or Zagat. When you’re looking for a cancer treatment center, you probably make sure it is designated by the National Cancer Institute. So, when you choose a doctor, or a clinic, or a hospital, what resources do you have to help you make that decision?


Which Diets are the Easiest to Follow?

Easiest diets to follow

U.S. News & World Report released their 2nd Annual Best Diets. The annual rankings were designed to help dieters determine what the best diet for them is. Emory Heart & Vascular Center physician Laurence Sperling, MD was one of the 22 nationally recognized experts who judged the diets. According to the “Best Diets 2012” rankings, the 22 experts evaluated 25 different diets and concluded that the Top 5 Easiest Diets to Follow are...



Healthy New Year's Resolutions "Do's" & "Dont's"

New Years Resolution Success

Meagan Mohammadione, RD, LD from the Emory Bariatric Center shares some important "Dos" and "Don'ts" to remember when setting and seeing through your New Year's Resolutions. The most common reason that New Year’s resolutions fail is because they are too unrealistic. Meagan helps you set realistic goals and achieve them in 2012! Check out her tips...






Upcoming MD Chats

Cervical Cancer & HPV web chatCervical Cancer & HPV 101 (UPDATE: TRANSCRIPT) - Web Chat

Cervical Cancer Web Chat

Join Winship at Emory physician, Dr. Peter Rossi, Radiation Oncology, on Wednesday, January 18 at 12:00pm EST for a live chat on cervical cancer & HPV.  We’ll cover everything you need to know about cervical cancer, including prevention and the role of HPV vaccine, along with diagnosis and treatment options.

Varicose Veins Web ChatVaricose Veins (UPDATE: TRANSCRIPT) - Web Chat

Varicose Veins Web Chat

Do you know more than 80 million Americans suffer from varicose veins and/or spider veins? Join Emory's Stephen Konigsberg, PA, on Tuesday, January 24 at 12:30 ESTfor an interactive online Q & A web chat on the topic of Varicose and Spider Veins. We will be answering questions about diagnosing, managing and treating varicose and spider veins.


Weight Loss Surgery Web Chat Weight Loss Surgery (UPDATE: TRANSCRIPT) - Web Chat

Surgical Weight Loss Chat

Are you considering weight loss surgery? Chat live with a bariatric surgeon on Thursday, January 26th at 3:30pm EST to get all of your surgical weight loss questions answered! Join Dr. Edward Lin of Emory Healthcare as he chats about everything from bariatric surgery options to benefits and risks and if you qualify as a candidate.


Do you know more than 80 million Americans suffer from varicose veins and/or spider veins? Join Emory's Stephen Konigsberg, PA, on Tuesday, January 24 at 12:30 for an interactive online Q & A web chat on the topic of Varicose and Spider Veins. We will be answering questions about diagnosing, managing and treating varicose and spider veins.

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upcoming events

Fertility Seminar
8/2 at 11:30 a.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 1

8/8 at 4 p.m.
8/8 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Breastfeeding Part 2

8/15 at 7 p.m.

Perinatal Classes at Midtown
Newborn Care & Behavior

8/17 at 8 p.m.

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Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Breastfeeding Support Group
8/21 at 11 a.m.

Breastfeeding Class
8/23 at 9 a.m.

 

 

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404-778-7777 for more information.