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Fact Sheet: The Strategic Vision of Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth Unfolds Over Five Years
Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth opened October 18, 2006.
The last full fiscal year that the historic Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital operated as a general acute care hospital was July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006 (fiscal year 2006).
Services that were added to the GMC-Duluth campus since the October 2006 opening include:
An advanced interventional radiology unit that allows more complex procedures
Imaging services at GMC-Duluth have grown at a phenomenal rate. Within the CT and MRI modalities, procedures grew by 59 percent and 138 percent, respectively, over 2006 to 2011 (fiscal years).
Emergency visits grew by 54 percent over the past five years. From 2006 to 2011 (fiscal years), visit volume of 23,149 increased to 35,613.
The first bariatric surgery case was performed in March 2010. For the first full fiscal year of bariatric surgery at GMC-Duluth, 73 surgeries were performed.
The first robotic surgery case was performed in July 2009. Over 2010 (fiscal year), 161 surgeries were performed.
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