Hospital HAPPENINGS

Cancer Prevention

Skin And Prostate Cancer Screenings

Emory Decatur Hospital is offering complimentary Skin and Prostate Cancer Screenings. Skin cancer affects more than one million Americans each year. One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime and more than 2.9 million men are living in the United States with a history of prostate cancer. Click here for more information.
World Voice Day

Complimentary Seminar Offered For Teachers And Professionals Who Use Voice Frequently

Emory Healthcare and the Emory Voice Center would like to invite all teachers, coaches, singers, professionals who frequently use their voice to join us for a free seminar on vocal health. The special seminar is being held on April 16 to signify World Voice Day -- a day to remind everyone to be kind with their voices. Click here to learn more.
NICU Donation

NICU Baby, Now 18, Returns To Donate Newborn Supplies 

Avery Dixon, a DeKalb Medical NICU graduate, has formed an organization called Grace Notes. His goal is to give back to NICU babies at the hospital where he was born. To learn more about this amazing story and what he donated, click here.
Peace Baptist Donation

Peace Baptist Church Members Donate Gloves For Cancer Patients

Members of Peace Baptist Church donated mittens and gloves to comfort and warm cancer patients at Emory Decatur Hospital and Winship Cancer Center. Many cancer patients receiving infusions feel cold especially in their extremities. The items donated by Peace Baptist will be shared with patients who are then invited to keep them. Click here to
read more.
Treehouse Gang Cards

Treehouse Gang Offers Support for Kids of
Cancer Patients

Each year, the Treehouse Gang children create and sell artistic, hand-made cards to fund group activities which help them learn about their loved one's cancer diagnosis and treatment. A set of 29 cards is only $10. To purchase a set, please call 404.501.3739. Cash and checks are accepted. To learn more about the Treehouse Gang, click here.

Auxiliary Donation

Hospital Auxiliary Makes Impact Through
Patient Care

At their annual banquet in October, volunteers were honored for the tremendous impact they make assisting patients, families and staff at Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital and Emory Long-Term Acute Care. Last year, volunteers contributed more than 30,000 hours of time to improve the health of the community. The volunteers also presented the DeKalb Medical Foundation with a gift of $25,000. Click here to read more.
Medicare

Medicare Insurance Helpline

Emory Healthcare, in coordination with MedicareCompareUSA, is pleased to offer the Medicare Insurance Helpline; a free and unbiased resource for comparing and enrolling in Medicare plans accepted by Emory Healthcare providers. The Medicare Insurance Helpline gets you connected with Emory Healthcare’s Medicare resources. Call the Medicare Insurance Helpline Toll-Free at 855.256.1501.
Rose McKeever and George Miranda

Nurse Navigator, Rose McKeever, RN Receives Leadership Recognition

Rose McKeever, RN was recently nominated for an exceptional leader award at the 'Leaders of Character' luncheon held at the Georgia Aquarium. She was nominated in the Inspiritor category and is standing with Cancer Center director, George Miranda at the event.
Emory DeKalb Dual Logo

Learn More About The Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical Partnership On WSB Radio’s “The Weekly Check-Up"

Dr. Bryce Gartland, Emory Healthcare Hospital Group President and Co-Chief of Clinical Operations, and Jim Forstner, CEO of Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital and Emory Long-Term Acute Care, discussed how the hospitals will transition and how the partnership benefits the community. Click here for more information.
Look Good, Feel Better

Recovering From Cancer: Look Good,
Feel Better

This free cancer support program helps women deal with appearance-related changes from cancer treatment. It is the most popular program by The Look Good, Feel Better Foundation and the American Cancer Society. For more information, click here.

our services

DeKalb Medical is now part of Emory Healthcare...Georgia's most comprehensive academic health system. For you, this means even stronger, more accessible, high-quality care. Our goal is to be a true health and wellness partner to the members of our community. Our physicians and staff are committed to walking with each patient throughout their healthcare journey. Whether it’s a serious medical procedure, on-going treatment or the pursuit of wellness, we pride ourselves on providing high quality healthcare through our three campuses – Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital and Emory Long-Term Acute Care – and our physician practices. We offer a wide range of specialties and services, including cancer care, heartburn solutions, maternity services, orthopedics and weight loss surgery. For more than 50 years we have steadfastly worked to earn our patients’ trust through an uncompromising commitment to quality which continues today.

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