Pernisa Perkins, R.N. at Eastside Medical Center with her co-workers

EMC recognizes Pernisa Perkins, RN, with DAISY Award
By Staff Reports

Snellville, GA - Pernisa Perkins, R.N. at Eastside Medical Center, was recently honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. This national award recognizes nurses for the excellent care they provide to patients.

United Way hosts 10th Women’s Legacy Awards Gala
Four of Gwinnett’s leading women philanthropists to be honored

On Friday, March 28, the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council in Gwinnett will host the 10th Women’s Legacy Awards Gala at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place, 6 p.m. The event is a fundraiser and will include a reception and dinner.

Gwinnett Medical Center

GMC to help community with Affordable Care Act
Seminar and Enrollment
Saturday, March 8
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 25, 2014) – GMC is hosting an ACA enrollment event at the Resource Center to connect residents and resources as it relates to the national healthcare enrollment process. Seminars will be presented every hour on the hour highlighting the enrollment process. In addition, ACA healthcare navigators will be on-site to assist the public with the process.

Niraj Sharma, MD  Cardiologist Cardiac Electrophysiologist  Gwinnett Medical Center

New Electrophysiology procedure lowers risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 5, 2014) – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) recently became only the second hospital in Georgia, and the first in North Metro Atlanta, to conduct a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (SICD) procedure. Recently approved by the FDA, SICD has advantages over the conventional implanted defibrillators in that it does not require a wire into the heart.