Health & Wellness

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.

Eastside Medical Center named Blue Distinction Center Designation for Quality
The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and
Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals
By Staff Reports

Snellville, GA (January 27, 2014) - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia has named Eastside Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care – which expanded recently to include more robust quality measures focused on improved patient health and safety.

Eastside Medical Center named Blue Distinction Center Designation for Quality
The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and
Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals
By Staff Reports

Snellville, GA (January 27, 2014) - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia has named Eastside Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care – which expanded recently to include more robust quality measures focused on improved patient health and safety.