Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces Opening of Radiology Facility at Town Center Location
New facility will provide the children of Cobb and surrounding counties access to the nation's largest pediatric radiology program
ATLANTA (Nov. 14, 2013) –Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to announce the grand opening of a pediatric radiology center at its Children's at Town Center location. This 9,330 square foot radiology facility offers state-of-the-art equipment featuring low-radiation dose CT, digital X-ray, 3T MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, a laboratory draw station and procedural sedation to the children of Cobb and surrounding counties.
Families in Cobb will now have the backing of the largest pediatric radiology program in the country. More than 20 pediatric radiologists representing all pediatric radiology subspecialties will be available to care for newborns to teenagers, whether a child needs an X-ray for a fracture or a MRI scan to diagnose a more serious condition. As the largest pediatric radiology program in the nation, Children's pediatric radiologists interpret exams on children more than 240,000 times a year and pediatric sedation physicians have safely administered sedation in an outpatient setting since 2007.
The new facility will be open to patients Monday, Nov. 18 with extended weekday hours, as well as Saturday hours. Children's at Town Center also currently provides urgent care, sports medicine and specialty care services.
About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. Our specialized care helps children get better faster and live healthier lives. Managing more than 870,000 patient visits annually at three hospitals and 27 neighborhood locations, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support since 1915, Children’s has impacted the lives of children in Georgia, the United States and throughout the world. Visit www.choa.org for more information.
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Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013