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Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Northside Hospital and Asad Bashey

For the third consecutive year, the bone marrow transplant program at Northside Hospital has achieved the nation's top posttransplant survival rates. The unique model focuses primarily on factors that produce better survival outcomes Read More

Meet the guy who tastes cookies for a living.

David Kaiser of Great American Cookies might have the best job ever.

David Kaiser, vice president and cookie-taster in chief at Norcross-based Great American Cookies, has the sweetest work schedule since Willy Wonka. Read More

Grady CEO John Haupert on Obamacare, Medicaid, and the value of prevention

New challenges await our city's safety-net hospital

As nearly 1.7 million eligible, uninsured Georgians begin seeking medical care, Grady Memorial Hospital faces a new challenge in the wake of Governor Nathan Deal’s refusal to expand Medicaid. Money that once went to Grady and other safety nets as part of the federal Indigent Care Trust Fund will now be destined for states that have already opted in. Read More

ACA delay won't have much impact on metro Atlanta

But it will buy more time for medium-sized employers

Employers with fifty or more full-time employees (those working thirty or more hours per week on average) may now wait until January 1, 2015, to provide employees with healthcare coverage. But according to Cindy Zeldin, the executive director of consumer advocacy nonprofit Georgians for a Healthy Future, the delay shouldn’t hold much bearing on the ACA’s implementation in metro Atlanta. Read More

Well, there’s free Wi-Fi at Woodruff Park

Courtesy of the W Atlanta-Downtown, you can surf from your park bench

Those of us who work Downtown know that getting a good Wi-Fi signal is harder than finding a stretch of sidewalk not disrupted by streetcar construction. If the laptop brigade at Starbucks isn’t slurping bandwidth, it’s blocked by all the highrises. Read More