Pulmonary/Critical Care service at Grady ranked No. 8 in UHC institutions

The Pulmonary/Critical Care service at Grady Memorial Hospital was ranked No. 8 out of 122 University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) institutions in the second quarter 2015. Many of the physicians who practice at Grady Memorial Hospital are Emory University Department of Medicine faculty members.

The UHC is a national organization comprised of most of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Academic medical centers typically treat America’s sickest, most complex patient cases, and a disproportionate number of patients who are uninsured, underinsured or indigent. Additionally, Emory’s hospitals, like many other academic medical institutions, are centers for cutting-edge scientific research and biomedical innovation and training, leading the way for tomorrow’s treatments and cures.

Formed in 1984, UHC is an alliance of 117 academic medical centers and 310 of their affiliated hospitals, all focused on delivering world-class patient care, representing a majority of the nation’s academic medical centers.

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