By Janhavi Dubhashi Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington: This book is for anyone who is interested in understanding the historical relationship that exists between the medical establishment and Black Americans. This book is masterfully written, intensely researched, and deeply related to […]
GA Gives Day Posted on November 13, 2014 Today is Georgia Gives day. Please consider donating to HealthSTAT as your charity of choice on this day of giving: https://www.gagivesday.org/c/GGD/Search?p=1&keyword=HealthSTAT.
It’s not too late to donate to our Annual Campaign! Posted on November 4, 2014 As a non-profit organization, HealthSTAT relies on donations to continue to do our work. Would you consider helping us achieve our mission by donating to […]
Congratulations! Posted on November 4, 2014 HealthSTAT has been awarded the American College of Physicians’ Edward R. Loveland Memorial Award for a distinguished contribution in the health field. Many thanks to the tireless efforts of our members and the generosity […]
2010 HealthSTAT Leadership Symposium Now that the Affordable Care Act is law, our health care landscape will change immensely over the next decade. As future professionals in the health field, we will inevitably experience these changes. We will work more […]
Fall Kick-off event is less than a month away! Posted on August 20, 2014 Join us for the HealthSTAT Kick-off on September 19th at 7:00 pm. The 2014-2015 HealthSTAT Kick-off will feature a keynote address by Dr. Charles Moore, founder of […]
2nd Annual Online Auction! Posted on February 3, 2014 It’s that time of year again! HealthSTAT’s annual online auction is back and we need YOUR help! Support HealthSTAT as we participate in our 2nd Annual Online Auction! Last year, we […]
Two months ago, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners proposed cutting funding to Grady from $50 million to $25 million, a drastic cut that would close mental health and primary care clinics.
In 2007, Newsweek magazine described a typical Saturday night in Grady Memorial Hospital’s emergency room, the only Level I trauma center within 120 miles of Atlanta, as overwhelmed doctors and nurses struggled to treat patients brought in from across the state with life-threatening injuries:
….Georgia’s 37-cent tax farther down in rankings – now 4th lowest tobacco tax in the nation and the lowest of any of our surrounding states. Even a state that prides itself on low taxes shouldn’t be proud of this ranking.