Wain lands CEO job at Emory hospitals
Matt Wain has been named CEO for Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods.  Emory officials said Wain, a former Blackhawk helicopter pilot in the U.S. military, will begin his new role August 19.  Wain comes to Emory from Medical University... Read more
Where does Georgia rank on some key health measures?
Georgia’s child well-being ranking has climbed one spot, to 38th among the states, in an annual national report on kids. The KIDS COUNT Data Book for 2019, released Monday, measures children on education, economic well-being, health, and family and community. Georgia has come a long way from a ranking... Read more
Personal blog: Excellent medical care, followed by nasty letters
“Final Notice,” the medical bill read. And that cheery tone continued: “The above account may be sent to a collection agency if we do not receive immediate payment.’’ The amount due: $26.04. At least they sent me an envelope with it (though they didn’t include a stamp). It was... Read more
Stahl picked to head Anthem plan in Georgia
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Wednesday that Pam Stahl has been named president of the Georgia health plan. She replaces Jeff Fusile, who is stepping down to spend more time with his family in Savannah. Stahl joined the Georgia insurer’s parent company, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., last year... Read more
Why do some Georgia women live so long?
Late last year, when Maggie Katie Brown Kidd of Clayton County celebrated her 114th birthday, news reports described her as the oldest living Georgian, the oldest living African-American and the 10th-oldest person in the world. She’s been moving up since then. A recent check of online resources about supercentenarians... Read more

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