Monday, February 11, 2013
The grant will help plan to redevelop underused properties around the hospital.
Big news for the DeKalb Medical Center area. The Atlanta Regional Commission granted $120,000 toward a "Livable Centers Intiative" study for the area last week. From the commission: Medline Regional Activity Center Award amount: $120,000 Sponsor: DeKalb County This study focuses on the area around DeKalb Medical Center and will plan for redevelopment of underutilized and vacant properties to create a variety of housing options and an appropriate mix of commercial, office and retail. The study will incorporate Lifelong Communities concepts and the establishment of a “wellness district” for the DeKalb Medical Center area. Additionally, the plan will address sidewalk and bicycle facilities along the major corridors in the area to create a …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The hospital is growing its cardiac electrophysiology program.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Dr. Shealynn Buck will deliver health solutions promoting the long-term physical, mental, and social well-being of DeKalb Medical employees, business partners and municipalities.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Skip Philips had been working in Virginia for Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Skip Philips, CEO of Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County in Virginia, has been hired to be the new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DeKalb Medical in Decatur, according to an online story on the Martinsville Bulletin website. Tori Vogt, the spokesman for DeKalb Medical, told Patch that Philips will start Sept. 19 and replace John Shelton, who took a job in Alabama. She said Philips will work for DeKalb Medical, not DeKalb Regional Health System, as the Martinsville paper stated. http://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/article.cfm?ID=29751
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
MARTA officials said they're working to decide whether they should build new railway or tunnel underground.
Area residents packed a community meeting hosted by the Lindbergh Lavista Corridor Coalition and state Rep. Pat Gardner regarding MARTA’s Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative Tuesday night. The gathering was part of MARTA’s effort to solicit input surrounding the community’s preferred method of transit for the proposed corridor, which would connect the Centers for Disease Control, Emory University and DeKalb Medical to Atlanta’s regional mass transit system. At the meeting, tensions arose between MARTA representatives and community members concerning whether the proposed transit-way should be built underground or aboveground. MARTA Project Manager Jason Morgan said that the project’s transportation options have been narrowed to bus rapid …