Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Johns Creek hospital named to GHA Chairman's Circle.
Our neighborhood hospital has received accolades for patient safety. Emory Johns Creek Hospital has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Chairman’s Circle for patient safety in 2012. The Chairman's Circle is the second highest category in the GHA’s Hospital Engagement Network recognition program. The designation places the hospital between the 80th and 90th percentile or above. “We are delighted by this honor, which confirms the splendid work of our doctors and staff members, who every day make patient care and safety their top priority,” said Craig McCoy, CEO of Emory Johns Creek Hospital, in a press release. “We will continue enhancing our efforts in these crucial areas.” The Hospital Engagement Network is a national …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Emory Johns Creek Hospital donates AED to elementary school.
Tuesday, March 19
Emory Johns Creek Hospital recently donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to Wilson Creek Elementary School. An AED is a portable defibrillator designed to be used by persons without substantial medical training who are responding to a cardiac emergency. Emory Johns Creek Hospital is a Wilson Creek business partner. Wilson Creek Principal Andrea Cushing thanked Emory Johns Creek Hospital CEO Craig McCoy and Director of Community Relations Bev Miller for their contribution to the school’s safety and welfare.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Emory Johns Creek Hospital held its second annual 5K “Scrub Run” in May 2012, with proceeds benefittng health and wellness in the community. Findley Oaks Elementary was chosen as a recipient, with the hospital donating an automated external defibrillator to the school. Coordinating the award with the hospital was Findley Oaks parent Wendy Haye, and presenting the award to Findley Oaks Elementary Principal John Anderson was Emory Johns Creek Hospital’s CEO Craig McCoy and Community Relations Director Beverly Miller. This contribution to the school provides an important resource and tool to aid in first-hand emergency response.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Charges are not expected to be taken against the driver.
A pedestrian was killed after she was struck by a jeep in Johns Creek Wednesday night, authorities said. Suzanne Davies, 48, was walking in the roadway westbound on McGinnis Ferry Road between Sargent Road and Hospital Parkway in south Forsyth County around 7:30 p.m. She was hit from behind by a 2008 Jeep Wrangler driven by William Bitterman, 38, of Carrollton who entered the turn lane. The driver immediately stopped and tried to help Davies, according to Investigator Ron Tomblin of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. A deputy, who was already in the area, arrived on the scene to assist in the accident. Davies who was wearing dark clothing and walking in an area that is not well lit, was transported by ambulance to Emory Johns Creek …