Eastside Medical Center named recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Eastside Medical Center announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places Eastside Medical Center among the... Read more
Eastside Urgent Care Receives Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association of America
Eastside Urgent Care, in affiliation with Eastside Medical Center, has received the Accredited Urgent Care Designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers by the Urgent Care Association of America, for all three of their locations. Eastside Urgent Care is located in Snellville, Lawrenceville, and Lilburn. Eastside... Read more
GGC Nursing Students Win National Awards
For the first time, students from the Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) chapter of the National Student Nursing Association (NSNA) brought home national awards from the associations annual convention, held earlier this month in Dallas, Texas. We are so proud of our students for winning these prestigious awards, said Dr.... Read more
Eastside Medical Center: Committed to the Care and Improvement of Human Life
Enjoy our special coverage of Eastside Medical Center, linked below. Eastside first opened it's doors in 1980 as Gwinnett Community Hospital. Thirty-seven years later, it still embraces that role and its commitment to the community. Eastside now counts more than 1,200 caring and committed employees, including 450 physicians. More... Read more
Life-Changing Treatment for a Common Problem
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a pelvic floor disorder, causes women to leak urine when they sneeze, cough, laugh, lift heavy objects, or strain during exercise. An estimated 25 million women in the US are affected-- one in three over the age of 45 and one in two over the... Read more
'Women Are Extraordinarily Strong'
In a career devoted to life-long learning, Dr. Hisa Yamaguchi's best teachers have been her patients. "They've taught me that women are extraordinarily strong," she says. "They endure the strongest chemo imaginable and continue to fight." Dr. Yamaguchi, who's practiced in Gwinnett since 1995, is a surgeon at Eastside... Read more
Big Things Come from Small Beginnings
While all Neonatal Care Units (NICU's) specialize in caring for babies, not all are the same. In the United States, each NICU is designated from 1 to 4 according to guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Eastside Medical Center's Level 3 NICU is dedicated to caring for... Read more
Transforming Joint Replacement Care & Recovery
When considering knee or hip replacement, every patient's end goal is to live free of joint pain. Eastside Medical Center has developed a new approach to surgery with quicker recovery and superior outcomes. Joint Destinations is Eastside Medical Center's program for patients having knee or hip replacement. Their multidisciplinary... Read more
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group - Getting You Past the Pain
With the population growing in and around Gwinnett County and people living longer than ever, there's a good chance that either you or someone you know has trouble with joint pain. In fact, more than 1 million Americans have a joint replacement surgery each year. That's why Northeast Georgia... Read more
Hope Clinic - Where Every Patient Matters
"At the Hope Clinic, we give each patient our full attention and spend as much time as needed to learn about other factors contributing to their health challenges," says Jennie Mathen, Hope Clinic's nurse practitioner. "It's not unusual for a patient to comment, 'You're so thorough' or 'You're the... Read more