Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Alpharetta company is making a donation in the four medical professional's names.
An Alpharetta company is honoring four GI (Gastroenterology) professionals who were picked as EndoHeroes in 2012. EndoChoice made the announcement through Marketwire in recorgnition of GI Nurses Day. Each EndoHero will have a donation made in their name to the GI society or department they choose. The four recognized by EndoChoice are: Major Joan Davis, RN, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY -– serves with U.S. Army Reserve/Army Nurse Corps, including a one-year tour in Iraq, plus community involvement and humanitarian missions. Elise Dorr-Dorynek, BSN, RN, CRRN, CGRN, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA -- Medical Reserve Corps, communication education programs and non-denominational volunteer chaplain. Richard …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Top board-certified doctors and specialists in Alpharetta Partner with HealthGate.com to offer savings, free procedures and video bios.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Milton High student Shaun Verma's MDJunior has plans for volunteer students and medical professional in the Central American country.
Monday, January 14
Spring Break for a group of high school and middle school students will be spent out of the country, but not at some resort. The members of MDJunior will head to Honduras with healthcare professionals on a global medical-mentor mission. Shaun Verma, the Milton High student who founded MDJunior, said previous high school attendees call this a life changing experience. And now there is an opportunity for other students to participate. “MDJunior” is a student led 501 ©3 non-profit leadership society, which "Inspires Selfless Service through Mentorship." It focuses on local and global initiatives via its chapters – bringing together health care professionals with middle & high school students, to build a mentoring relationship – all with a …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The event will be held next week in Sandy Springs.
Next week, Northside Hospital will hold a job fair to fill more than 500 positions. The event will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 5601 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, the former Marriott Courtyard. The site is across the street from Northside Hospital. Northside seeks candidates for new and existing positions. Nursing, allied health and support professionals are needed, a press statement said. Candidates should bring their resumes and be prepared to meet with recruiters and hiring managers. Positions in the following areas are available: • Oncology Nursing • Surgical Services (OR/PACU Nursing, Instrument Tech) • Women’s Services • Med/Surg Nursing • Patient Access & Business Office • Food Service • Environmental Services • …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Shaun Verma's organization uses a long-term approach on medical missions to make sure local support systems are created.
Shaun Verma, a senior at Milton High School, has been volunteering since he was 10 or 11 years old, but his first eye-opening experience was when he was in fourth or fifth grade helping with Red Cross disaster relief in California where he used to live. Wildfires had hit San Bernadino County, displacing homeowners all over the region. He didn't know what to expect when he headed off to the event, but when he arrived it was a revelation. "Thousands and thousands of people were affected," Verma said. There just weren't enough supplies to go around. "It was an overwhelming experience," he said. Ever since then, he's been volunteering at every opportunity. "I still felt like I wasn't making a substantial impact," he said. MdJunior Forms in …
Friday, August 5, 2011
The hospital recently released a new mobile phone application for downloading by patients.
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Friday, August 5, 2011
Healthcare has not only joined the 21st century, it's gone mobile as evidenced by the mobile phone application North Fulton Hospital is now offering patients. Previously patients were required to wait in the emergency room–often for hours if it wasn't life-threatening–but registering ahead of a visit is just one of the mobile app's abilities. Essentially, the app connects the hospital to community members and increases access to health-related information, according to staff. "Through the app, you can register through InquickER, receive driving directions to the hospital, find a physician, enter your own medical history and receive health information through a health library," hospital spokeswoman Laura Elkins told Patch. According to …