Aug 15

Starting this month, low-risk patients who are undergoing low-risk, outpatient surgical procedures in a Piedmont outpatient department will no longer be required to fulfill the standard preadmission visit. Instead, these patients will... [read more]

Aug 14

ALL prescribers of opiates and benzodiazepines MUST register on the GA PDMP website before January 1, 2018 Don’t delay! Create your account at the above link. Yes inpatient and outpatient... [read more]

Aug 2

Piedmont Clinic quality specialist contacts are listed below. Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital Shelley Desjardines 706-475-4917 Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Denise... [read more]

Jul 31

The following message was distributed in an email on June 28, 2017. Dear Health Care Provider, During the 2017 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 249 which provided for several changes to the Georgia Prescription Drug... [read more]

Jul 13

Legionnaires’ Disease is a sometimes fatal form of pneumonia that exists in our communities and appears to be increasing in incidence.  Legionnaires’ Disease makes up 3 to 9% of all Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) and this relative infrequency... [read more]

Jul 13

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Jun 29

It goes without saying that I’m sorry to announce that Greg Hurst, chief operating officer, has decided to retire at the end of this calendar year. As you would expect from Greg, this decision has been contemplated and well planned for several... [read more]

Jan 31

Your referral to Piedmont’s Sixty Plus program makes a difference in many lives by enhancing the well-being of older adults and their families. With healthcare continuing to evolve and Piedmont’s responsibility and involvement in assisting our... [read more]

Aug 1

Since last November, we have worked hard to avoid the out-of-network status of our Piedmont facilities and Clinic physicians with United. These efforts have produced no results and, in fact, United’s negotiating position has gone backward in the last... [read more]

Jun 13

Effective June 13, the echocardiogram reports will have new look. The changes are highlighted below: The numbers (quantitative data) at the top of the report will no longer be there. The numbers instead will be in the body of the report in each... [read more]

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