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Georgia Hospital Worker Found Dead of Coronavirus in Home With Her Young Child by Her Body

A mammogram technician and mother of a young child was found dead from coronavirus in her Georgia home, state officials said. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk says police discovered the 42-year-old woman’s body Thursday (Mar. 19) in the living room of her home in Newnan, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, after a family member called the Sheriff’s Office requesting a welfare check. Hawk said Diedre Wilkes had been dead for at least 12-16 hours before police found her body. Wilkes’ young chil...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Hawk, Piedmont, Sheriff s Office, GBI, Wilkes, AJC, Coweta County, Richard Hawk, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Human Interest


Salesforce adds new healthcare provider relationship management and analytics tools

Software giant Salesforce announced the addition of a few new tools in healthcare management to the Salesforce Health Cloud this week, with the goal being to help payers and providers utilize a more comprehensive system. The first is a healthcare provider management feature allowing doctors and other healthcare workers a way to efficiently manage new accounts and activities from a single point. Also included in the update is Einstein Analytics for Healthcare, which will provide pre-built dash...
Tags: Health, TC, Tech, Healthcare, Computing, Salesforce, Salesforce.com, Salesforce Health Cloud, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, KPI, Piedmont Healthcare, Einstein Analytics for Healthcare


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Man With Autism Man So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


‘There Was No Choice’: Nurse Adopts Autistic Man So He Can Have Life-Saving Heart Transplant

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS Local) — An ICU nurse in Georgia recently adopted a 27-year-old man with autism so he could get a life-saving heart transplant. Jonathan Pinkard fell at work last year and was taken to Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan. He was told he needed a heart transplant, but wasn’t eligible to get one. Then, ICU nurse Lori Wood was assigned to Pinkard in December 2018. “Jonathan was very sick, but he wasn’t eligible for a transplant because he didn’t have a support system,” Wood told TOD...
Tags: Georgia, Offbeat, Wood, Jonathan, Local TV, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Pinkard, Talkers, NEWNAN Ga CBS, Jonathan Pinkard, Lori Wood, Pinkard Wood


Georgia insurer and hospital group reach deal ending dispute

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s largest health insurer and one of its largest hospital groups have signed a peace treaty. Piedmont Healthcare said Monday that it on Friday completed an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. The agreement means people insured by Anthem Blue Cross can see Piedmont physicians and use services at […]
Tags: Business, News, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Piedmont, Anthem Blue Cross, Piedmont Healthcare, Nation & World, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia


A Healthy Approval for Mobile Wayfinding

Making your way in the word today takes everything you’ve got. Wait, that’s the theme from Cheers. Actually, however, it’s also the mantra of mobile-focused technology geniuses who realize that patients need help more often than not when it comes to finding the location of a new doctor or healthcare facility. That’s according to a new post from our sister site mHealthWatch. And some organizations are jumping on this emerging practice sooner than others. Case in point: Piedmont Healthcare, which ...
Tags: Technology, News, Marketing, Atlanta, Announcements, Piedmont, Katie Logan, Piedmont Healthcare, Mobile Wayfinding, Gozio Health, Gozio


​Piedmont to open Georgia's first freestanding ER

Piedmont Healthcare on April 3 will open the first freestanding emergency room in Georgia. Jasper, Ga.-based Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is opening the ER in Ellijay. It will be known as Piedmont Mountainside Emergency Services and house a CT scanner, X-ray, pharmacy and lab. Piedmont hired 35 new employees to staff the ER. Rural hospital closures have forced Georgians outside the metro area to drive a half hour or more for medical services. Piedmont's new ER aims to fix that problem for r...
Tags: Georgia, Piedmont, Piedmont Healthcare, Ellijay, Georgia Jasper Ga, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Piedmont Mountainside Emergency Services


Piedmont Healthcare to operate retail clinics in metro Atlanta Walgreens

Piedmont Healthcare will operate and provide clinical services at 27 retail health clinics inside Walgreens stores in metro Atlanta. The clinics will be called Piedmont QuickCare at Walgreens. The clinics will transition to Piedmont operation this August. Until then, they will remain under Walgreens' management. In a statement, Piedmont Healthcare CEO Kevin Brown said the clinics will offer "same day primary care offerings to give consumers more choice for non-emergency services." Walgreens ...
Tags: Atlanta, Walgreens, Piedmont, Kevin Brown, Piedmont Healthcare, Atlanta Walgreens, Piedmont QuickCare


​Piedmont Healthcare and Humana renew contract

Piedmont Healthcare finalized a new piedmont with Humana to continue patients' in-network access through 2021. The new contract is effective March 1. Participants enrolled in Humana plans will remain in-network with 1,600 Piedmont Clinic physicians and will now have access to all seven Piedmont Hospitals: Piedmont Atlanta, Piedmont Fayette, Piedmont Mountainside, Piedmont Newnan, Piedmont Henry and Piedmont Athens Regional. This is the first time Piedmont Athens Regional and Piedmont Newnan we...
Tags: Humana, Piedmont Healthcare, Piedmont Clinic, Piedmont Hospitals, Piedmont Athens Regional, Piedmont Newnan


Piedmont launches human milk donation program

Piedmont Healthcare is launching a neonatal nutritional program that will allow mothers to donate excess breast milk to make human milk nutritional products for premature babies, the health system announced Nov. 17. The products will include a standardized pasteurized milk formula for use in the neonatal intensive care units at Piedmont Hospitals. "The standardization is significant since the composition of human breast milk is highly variable," said Dr. Scott Johnson, director of neonatal ser...
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