Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

New Mercy Care Projects

Published November 27, 2014

Mercy Care North Expansion

  • A new clinic to serve 5,500 patients annually in DeKalb & Gwinnett counties.
  • Services include optometry, ultrasound, radiology and integrated behavioral health.
  • A community health education center to be used by Mercy Care, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and other partners.
  • Need: $12 million

Recuperative Care for Women

  • To serve homeless women discharged from the hospital, whose recuperation would be hindered by returning to a shelter.
  • Based at the City of Refuge shelter.
  • Funds needed to buy furniture and equipment as well as for general operations.
  • Need: $350,000

Electronic Medical Record Update

  • To better track medical records so patients’ care can be coordinated across acute-care facilities, specialty providers, and community resources.
  • To link Mercy Care patients with most Atlanta hospitals so medical staff can better access records.
  • Patient tracking support allows for preventive health maintenance and chronic care management.
  • Need: $315,000

Source: Mercy Care