The Marcus Foundation Gives $20 Million to Grady Health System
Grady to develop world-class Trauma Center and Neurological Intensive Care Unit
The project involves renovating existing hospital space to expand Grady's Trauma Center capacity from four to six dedicated trauma bays with the proper equipment, space, and resuscitation capacity to enhance life-saving patient care. Patients could then be transferred for two to ten days of care in a new 20-bed Neuro Intensive Care Unit. The funding will cover the cost of construction, equipment and recruitment of five key physicians to support the facilities.
"This gift provides us the capital to expand and modernize Grady's Trauma Center and build a new Neuro Intensive Care Unit in existing unused hospital space," said
"Grady will now be able to offer metro
"We have stressed for years how vital Grady is to healthcare here in metro
About Grady Health System
Grady Health System is one of the largest public health systems in
With its nationally acclaimed Emergency Care Center and Burn Unit, Grady Health System has the only level I trauma center in the region and serves as the ambulance provider for the city of
The Diabetes Detection & Control Center, Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Primary Stroke Center and Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center are also notable components of the health system. Moreover, Grady's Infectious Disease Program was named one of the top three HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country.
Other exceptional medical services include Grady's Regional Perinatal Center and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center, a dedicated 60 Plus service line for older adults, Teen Services, the Rape Crisis Center and a 24-hour Advice Nurse Line.
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