Emory University Hospital | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017
Emory University Hospital (Atlanta). Emory University Hospital began as a 50-bed facility housed in a downtown Atlanta Civil War-era mansion in 1904. The hospital has since become the flagship facility of Emory Healthcare, a health system staffed by more than 2,000 physicians across 200 locations, making it the most comprehensive health system in Georgia. The flagship hospital is now a quaternary care center staffed by 1,374 physicians and 4,357 employees. In 2014, Emory University Hospital became the first hospital in the United States to treat patients with Ebola virus. It is also home to the nation's fifth busiest solid organ transplant center.
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