Primary Care

New Electronic Medical Records System Epic Launches October 1, 2022

Emory Healthcare is moving to a new electronic medical records system called Epic this fall, an important change for both our hospitals and clinics and our patients. Emory Healthcare will move to Epic’s comprehensive...

Primary Care Providers: Your Partners in Chronic Disease Management

About 60% of Americans live with a chronic disease. These conditions, which include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and many others, typically can’t be cured, but they can be effectively managed. And...

Screening 101: What Health Screening Tests Do You Need and Why?

Health screening tests can seem like a nuisance: You need to schedule an appointment, take time out of your day, and wait to see a provider. But they are so much more! Health screenings are...

Medicare Open Enrollment Can Be Confusing, Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment occurs every October through December. Emory Healthcare has the resources to assist our patients, families, and caregivers in understanding the basics of Medicare and Medicare insurance. Emory Healthcare has beneficial...

Telehealth: A Rising Trend with Staying Power

March 2020 will be a month that’s not soon forgotten. It was when the COVID-19 pandemic became a reality for many in the U.S., when schools were closed to in-person learning, and workplaces encouraged...

Healthy ATL: Emory Telehealth Connects Patients to High-Quality Care

Recently, Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons quarterback, sat down with Dr. Greg Esper, associate chief medical officer at Emory Healthcare, during Healthy ATL. They discussed Emory Connected Care, the telehealth platform that has provided health...

What Is A PCP and Why Do I Need One?

A primary care provider, or PCP, is your main point of contact for health care in non-emergency situations. Think of this type of health care provider as the quarterback of your entire health care...

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