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Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Assists Georgia Families in Need

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital assisted families in need in Georgia last month, by organizing their largest canned food drive to date. Susan Freed, Director of Care Coordination at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, discovered that the Atlanta Community Food Bank historically  More…

How We’re Improving Access To Top Level Cancer Care in Atlanta

As Saint Joseph’s Hospital moves forward in its exciting new partnership with Emory Healthcare, we want to make our community aware of new developments in the oncology department that are allowing Saint Joseph’s to collaborate with the Winship Cancer Institute  More…

New Year. New Partners in Excellence. Welcome Emory Healthcare.

There is a buzz inside the halls of Saint Joseph’s Hospital. It’s not one of New Year’s resolutions or post-holiday chatter, but the buzz of excitement and curiosity surrounding our future. Today is a new start for us and not in the New Year, new goals kind of way; at midnight on January 1st we became a part of the largest, most comprehensive health system in North Georgia. More…

EMORY HEALTHCARE AND SAINT JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL CLOSE PARTNERSHIP DEAL

   ATLANTA – Emory Healthcare and Saint Joseph’s Health System have successfully closed the terms of their partnership, effectively allowing the two preeminent health care systems to combine key strengths and resources, while meeting the needs of a rapidly growing  More…

Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Social Work: A Common Heritage

  With only 50 cents in their possession and an intention of service in their hearts, Sisters Cecilia Carroll, Mary Helene Sheehan, Mary Borgia Thomas, and Mary Berchmans Young travelled from Savannah, GA in order to establish Saint Joseph’s Hospital  More…

Take Heart

Bastille Day, July 14, 2001, began my extraordinary journey toward heart health. I had a major heart attack at 2:00 in the afternoon in a doctor’s office that was already closed. Paramedics were 5 minutes away. The hospital was 10 minutes away. The blood clot in my LAD was to be burst… in 2 hours!! To this day I am amazed that I survived and frequently ask myself, who has that many blessings in one day? More…

A New Debate: To PSA or Not

Both the local and national media are clamoring over it-it being a recommendation made from a government panel released last week that finds the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test used in detecting prostate cancer does more harm than good. From the  More…

Time For All Things Pink

When everyday things suddenly turn pink, you can tell that Breast Cancer Awareness month is fast approaching. For me, October means I will take part in something to help curtail the disease by providing mammograms for the underserved, early diagnosis and new advancements in treatment via Komen For The Cure. Although I haven’t personally had to deal with the disease, the ‘one out of eight’ women (that’s 12%) statistic is daunting. It’s nearly impossible to find someone that doesn’t know one or more people – family, friends, co-workers – that have dealt with or are in the process of dealing with that diagnosis. More importantly, I believe that everyone should have at least one issue they feel passionately about and this one is mine. More…

Eat Fresh and Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

This week is National Farmers Market Week which presents a great opportunity to get out and explore the many wonderful, local farmers markets we have in our area. We’ve included our favorite metro Atlanta markets, including local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.

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Congratulations to all the Saint Joseph’s Physicians recognized by Atlanta Magazine as the Metro’s Best:

As seen in Atlanta Magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ issue, Saint Joseph’s Physicians selected for recognition are listed in our blog by specialty. Congratulations to all who were included and to our cover docter, Douglas A. Murphy, M.D. We appreciate the expertise and professionalism each of these phyisicians brings to our staff and our patients everyday. More…

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