Critical Care Conference

May 25th, 2016

Dr. Richard Coralli will be giving case presentations and leading a discussion concerning critical care on the campus of DeKalb Medical Center. This continuing medical education opportunity gives the medical staff an avenue to keep informed of new advances and insights in cardiology.

How Congress Is Using $9 Billion in Medicare Savings to Finance the Budget Deal—and Why Hospitals Hate It

November 3rd, 2015

http://www.nationaljournal.com/s/91862/how-congress-is-using-9b-medicare-savings-finance-budget-deal-why-hospitals-hate?mref=scroll

Interesting Articles Concerning today’s Healthcare

October 19th, 2015

(1) Whistleblower Doctor Warns About Hospitals Hiring Physicians

 

(2) When the Hospital Is Boss, That’s Where Doctors’ Patients Go

 

Atlanta Magazine – Top DeKalb Medical Physicians

August 17th, 2015

Referenced: “Atlanta Magazine” Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors

Paul A. Kirschbaum, MD was one of forty four members of DeKalb Medical Center’s medical staff who were named to the 2015 Top Doctors list from Atlanta Magazine. These physicians are nominated by other physicians in the Atlanta area as doctors who not only excel in academic medicine and research, but also in patient care.

Atlanta Magazine 2015 Top Doctors

 

Independent Practice

June 17th, 2015

The Atlanta Heart Group is an independent practice. We make decisions based on what is best for the patient. Some health care organizations tell their employed doctors where to refer patients. Ask your primary care doctor to refer you to the best doctor.  Select the “Read More” below to access the related article:   Boston Globe Article

 

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol or hyperlipidemia?

May 20th, 2014

The Atlanta Heart Group is currently enrolling patients that qualify to participate in a clinical trial to prevent cardiovascular events due to high lipid or cholesterol levels.

 

Are you over 18 years of age? Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol or hyperlipidemia? Are you taking medications to control your lipid or cholesterol levels? If so, you may qualify to participate in a clinical research trial to prevent cardiovascular events due to high lipid or cholesterol levels. There is no charge for participation in this trial and subjects may be compensated for time and travel. Please inform our health care team if you are interested in becoming a potential candidate for this trial.

New Law’s Demands on Doctors Have Many Seeking a Network by Abby Goodnough

April 8th, 2014

“New Law’s Demands on Doctors Have Many Seeking a Network”

 

February Article

February 3rd, 2014

As hospitals buy medical practices, patients face thousands of dollars in new charges” by Arielle Levin Becker

 

Richard Coralli, MD – Critical Care Conference and Holiday wishes

December 2nd, 2013

In the month of December, Dr. Richard Coralli will be giving a lecture to the Medical Staff at Dekalb Medical Center titled “Frightful Mitral”.

The physicians and staff would like to extend our warmest thoughts, best wishes and a Very Happy and Heart Healthy New Year!

 

Independent Physician Practices: Cost Benefit to Patient’s

November 1st, 2013

The following articles depict a trend in the rise of healthcare cost incurred by patient’s in a hospital setting verses a private practice setting.

As hospitals buy physician practices cost rise, Medicare report finds by: Letitia Stein

This Emerging Trend in Medicine Threatens to Drive up Costs to Patients by: Dan Mangan

Hospitals Are Going On A Doctor Buying Binge And It Is Likely to End Badly by: Scott Gottlieb