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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…

Life As A Turkey

I had the truly unique opportunity to strut around in my bedazzled turkey costume this past Friday. I got many different reactions from our staff, patients, and patient family members in my visits throughout. A majority of people just smiled  More…

Welcome to the Media Room

Welcome to Saint Joseph’s Media Room—we hope you will come here, stay a while and return often.  It is our goal the Media Room will become your go-to place for understanding your health, engaging in our Atlanta community, learning about  More…

NFH and Saint Joseph’s Form Affiliation to Offer Enhanced Cardiology Services to the North Fulton Community

April 26, 2010 Roswell, GA – North Fulton Hospital (NFH) and Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta (SJHA) proudly announce they are joining in a cardiac service affiliation to further advance the cardiology service line at NFH. This new agreement builds  More…

Saint Joseph’s Opens Imaging Center in Gwinnett County

April 6, 2010 Atlanta, GA – Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta (SJHA) announces the opening of Saint Joseph’s Imaging Center Gwinnett.  Located at 755 Walther Road, Suite 101, in Lawrenceville, the new facility expands the reach of Saint Joseph’s technology  More…

Saint Joseph’s Hospital Atlanta Proudly Announces First Nurse in Georgia with Advanced Genetics Credentials

March 17, 2010 Atlanta, GA – Following in Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta’s (SJHA) tradition of nursing excellence, SJHA congratulates a member of its nursing staff for her dedication in becoming the only APNG (Advanced Practice Nurse in Genetics) certified  More…

Saint Joseph’s Hospital Dedicates Philanthropy Center with help of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory

December 7, 2009 Atlanta, GA- Saint Joseph’s Mercy Foundation has dedicated a new Philanthropy Center honoring the generosity of its donors.  The Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Atlanta Catholic Archbishop, took part in the dedication ceremony by blessing the new  More…

Primary Stroke Center at Saint Joseph’s Receives Joint Commission Certification

November 10, 2009 Atlanta, GA- Saint Joseph’s Hospital recently received the Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction for its primary stroke center. The certification recognizes centers making exceptional efforts to foster better patient outcomes for stroke care. Stroke is the third  More…

Saint Joseph’s Hospital Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation

November 10, 2009 Atlanta, GA -Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta recently earned triennial accreditation by The Joint Commission, marking its compliance with the highest national standards in patient safety and quality of care. The accreditation is based on the results  More…

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