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Gwinnett Medical Center and Partnership Gwinnett to Host Healthcare Innovations Event

04.07.2010

Gwinnett Medical Center and Partnership Gwinnett to Host Healthcare Innovations Event

April 07, 2010

Lawrenceville, Ga. – Gwinnett Medical Center and Partnership Gwinnett, the community and economic development initiative led by the Gwinnett Chamber, will host the second installment of their quarterly health council series on Thursday, May 13, from 7:30 – 9 a.m., at Georgia Gwinnett College. The breakfast event, focused on Healthcare Innovations, is open to the public and will focus on how Gwinnett Medical Center is transforming healthcare, delivering the latest technological advancements and cutting-edge treatments.

“Healthcare and the life sciences is a key industry focus for our economic development efforts through Partnership Gwinnett,” said Nick Masino, VP of Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett at the Gwinnett Chamber. “Collaborating with Gwinnett Medical Center to deliver solid programs and create a strong foundation and network of existing industry in this area is imperative and we’re thrilled to be working together.”

The event includes keynote speaker Jeff Nowlin, executive vice president and COO of Gwinnett Medical Center, and a panel of physicians from the following GMC surgical departments: Vascular, Bariatrics, Gynecological Oncology and Colon and Rectal.

The panel will focus on the following topics:

  • SILS (single incision laparoscopic surgery)
  • daVinci Robotic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Ligation

Gwinnett Medical Center, Partnership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Chamber would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible:

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Georgia Gwinnett College

Funds donated will go towards economic development and physician recruitment in Gwinnett County, along with supporting the open heart campaign goal. Corporate sponsorships are still available. For more information on sponsorships please contact Lindsay Wing at Partnership Gwinnett, 678-957-4944. To register for the event, visit gmc-rsvp.org.

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Now celebrating the 25th anniversary of its flagship campus in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network providing award-winning healthcare services to the Gwinnett community and beyond. Campuses in both Lawrenceville and Duluth provide acute care, outpatient services, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care, as well as a full continuum of wellness services. Digital imaging is the standard of care at all GMC facilities including the newest imaging center in Hamilton Mill. GMC’s 4,300 associates and 800 physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. Gwinnett Medical Center’s incredible vision for the future is to transform healthcare.
 

About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is Gwinnett’s economic and community development initiative. Led by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and a host of public and private partners, the initiative targets the retention and expansion of existing Gwinnett businesses in addition to the development of new business in five key market segments: Healthcare; Advanced Communications; Information Technology; Trade & Distribution; and Regional/Corporate Headquarters. The ultimate goal is to promote economic wealth & diversification, increase education and work force excellence, improve quality of life and heighten visibility through marketing and outreach programs for the entire Gwinnett community. For additional information on Partnership Gwinnett, visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.