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Running Head: CONTINUUM OF CARE

Continuum of care
Vicki Turner
HCS/235
February 28, 2011
Lisa Church

Emory health care, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has been the leading health care resource and for providers since 1905. Emory Healthcare has been the leading entity of medicine, practicing revolutionary research, and collective knowledge into lifesaving achievements. The Emory health care system is the largest, most wide-range health care system in Georgia. Emory Healthcare has 1,184 patient beds, 9,000 employees and more than 20 health centers throughout Atlanta,(Emory health care, 2010). According to Emory health care, 2010, the Emory Healthcare system includes The Emory Clinic; Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory's Midtown Atlanta hospital; Emory University Orthopedics and Spine Hospital in Tucker, Georgia, Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna, Emory-Children's Center, Wesley Woods Center, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Emory benefits from a close working relationship with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Grady Memorial Hospital. The health care system in addition, is the main partner in the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), where Emory doctors and researchers team up with colleagues from the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Georgia Institute of Technology to proficiently understand the means to advance healthcare for the Atlanta community. The services that are provided by the Emory health care system are as follows: Acute care, Cancer care, Dermatology, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Eye care, Geriatrics, Heart and Vascular services, Infectious diseases, Kidney disease and dialysis, Liver disease, Mental health, Neurology and Neurosurgery, oral surgery, Orthopedics, Spine care and Sports medicine, Pain management, Pediatric subspecialties, Plastic and cosmetic surgery, Primary care, Pulmonary care, Radiology and imaging, Rehabilitation, Transplant,...
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