Seems like there’s several articles a month about Grady these days. Today in the AJC Gayle White highlights 9 reasons why Grady could matter to you.

The 9 issues are:

  1. excellent trauma care – one of only four Level One Trauma centers in Georgia and the only one in Atlanta
  2. unparalleled ambulance ability – 90,000 trips per year and can transport exposed CDC workers
  3. infectious disease care including interntaionally recognized HIV care
  4. medical education – 900/1000 of Emory’s residents and almost all of Morehouse’s train at Grady
  5. mental health care – many of these patients would be on the streets without Grady
  6. neonatal care – 30 high risk infants per day
  7. poison control – home to Georgia Poison Control handling 200,000 calls per year including pets
  8. sickle cell care – world’s largest center for adults with this disease
  9. burn unit – one of only 2 in the state

The politics of Grady’s issues today run deep but mostly stem from debts to Emory and Morehouse who train a large portion of their residents at Grady. Fulton county, the city of Atlanta, surrounding counties whose residents benefit from Grady, Emory and Morehouse need to come to an agreement that secures Grady’s future.

Grady Memorial Hospital

Emory University

Morehouse School of Medicine

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FluMist Availability

November 10, 2007

Here’s a link to the CDC’s Q&A about FluMist.

Local Places to Get FluMist that are willing to provide to Non-Patients

Grady Neighborhood Health Clinic
30 Warren Street SE
Atlanta, GA  30317
404 6169304e
 

Richard Weil MD
105 Collier Rd NW
Atlanta, GA  30309
 

Local Places To Get Flu Mist that Accept Current Patients Only

Dekalb Pediatric Center
484 Irvin Court
Decatur, GA  30030
Current Patients Only
 

Peachrtree Park Peds
3193 Howell Mill Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30327
 

Kidcare Pediatrics
2177 Godby Rd
College Park, GA  30349
 

Southside
Michael Adams
1046 Ridge Ave. SW
Atlanta, GA  30315
404 5646918
 

Hammad, Platner
Caroline Charles-May
285 Boulevard, NE Ste 235
Atlanta, GA  30312
404 5250633
 

Elizabeth Norwood MD
1100 Cleveland Ave
East Point, GA  30344
 

Mohammad Tomeh MD
Mohammad Tomeh
1203 Cleveland Ave
East Point, GA  30344
 

David Roe MD
105 Collier Rd NW
Atlanta, GA  30309
 

Geoffrey Simon MD
3091 Maple Dr NE
Atlanta, GA  30305

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