Hospital offers broad selection of outpatient services

By ALEX McRAE alex@newnan.com In addition to the highest quality hospital inpatient services, the new Piedmont Newnan Hospital will offer a broader and more complete selection of outpatient services. These services will enable patients to receive a wider range of treatment options near the hospital where they receive inpatient care. Having a wide range of outpatient services increases the quality and scope of care for all patients.
Piedmont Newnan Hospital's outpatient services include: • Piedmont Infusion Center Phone: 678-854-2461 This facility offers a full scope of infusion services provided by a compassionate staff in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Services include: -- Adult and pediatric antibiotic and hydration therapy -- Chemotherapy administration -- Transfusion services The Piedmont Infusion Center is moving to the new Piedmont Medical Plaza on the hospital's Poplar Road campus in early May. • Piedmont Cardiovascular Imaging Center Phone: 678-854-2980 This state-of-the-art, cardiovascular imaging center offers comprehensive diagnostic testing and cardiac rehabilitation. Services offered include: -- Cardiac rehabilitation -- Carotid ultrasound (to screen for blockage) -- Echocardiography -- Echocardiography stress testing -- Multiple gated acquisition scan (to evaluate the right and left ventricles of the heart) -- Nuclear medicine stress testing (myocardial perfusion imaging) -- Vascular ultrasound (to capture photos of the body's veins and arteries) The facility is located at 20 Francis Way, Suite 301 Sharpsburg, GA 30277, in the same building as the Piedmont Heart Institute. • Piedmont Heartburn Treatment Center Phone: 770-254-3301 This facility is a comprehensive center offering diagnostic testing as well as medical and surgical treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Treatment features include: -- State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment -- Team approach to individual plan of care development with nurse coordinator and specialized physicians -- Complimentary consultation available. The facility is moving to the new Piedmont Medical Plaza in early May. • Piedmont Outpatient Center Phone: 770-304-4249 This is a fully accredited imaging center offering a wide variety of diagnostic services in a tranquil, spa-like setting. In 2011, awarded multiple accreditations by the American College of Radiology (ACR) in mammography, breast ultrasound/ultrasound guided biopsy, obstetric, gynecological and general ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT). In 2010, named one of the "Top Women's Imaging Centers to Watch in 2010" by Imaging Technology News. Available services include: -- 3D/4D prenatal ultrasound -- CT scan (state-of-the-art 16-slice CT scanner) -- DEXA (bone densitometry) testing -- Diagnostic X-ray -- Digital mammography, screening and diagnostic -- Ductograms -- Board-certified radiologists -- Stereotactic breast biopsy procedures -- Ultrasound -- Ultrasound-guided vacuum biopsy of the breast The center is located at 1755 Highway 34 East, Suite 1200 Newnan, GA 30265. • Piedmont Rehabilitation Center Phone: 770-254-3405. This comprehensive rehabilitation center offers advanced equipment for various speech, musculoskeletal, neurological, orthopedic and balance-related conditions, as well as women's health issues. Treatment options include: -- Speech-language pathology for communication, swallowing, and cognitive disorders -- Physical and occupational therapy -- Activities of daily living (ADL) training -- Fall risk/balance rehabilitation -- General orthopedic rehabilitation for a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions -- Neurological rehabilitation -- Osteoporosis rehabilitation -- Spine stabilization exercises -- Sports injury and prevention -- Vestibular rehabilitation -- Pelvic health and incontinence therapy The rehabilitation center is located at 20 Francis Way, Suite 300, Sharpsburg, GA 30277. • Piedmont Sleep Center Phone: 770-254-3289 This beautiful six-bed facility offering comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, assessment and follow-up services for a multitude of sleep disorders. Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as a fully-accredited sleep center. Treatment options include: -- MSLT (Multiple Sleep Latency Test) -- MWT (Maintenance of Wakefulness Test) -- Overnight sleep studies NPSG (Overnight Nocturnal Polysomnographic Test) -- Accommodations made for shift workers --CPAP titration studies to alleviate obstructive airway events -- Weekly sleep clinic (physician referral not required) -- Sleep apnea support group (AWAKE) The sleep center is located at 20 Francis Way, Suite 150, Sharpsburg, GA 30277. • Piedmont Wellness Center This fitness facility offers a wide range of new exercise equipment and programs to meet a variety of needs. Phone: 770-254-3550 The wellness center features: -- Cardio equipment -- Free-motion strength training equipment -- Fully equipped free-weight room -- Group fitness classes -- Massage therapy -- Personal training -- Personalized fitness programs -- Senior programming -- SilverSneakers® program • Piedmont Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Phone: 770-254-3331 This facility offers a multidisciplinary approach to wound care complimented by state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Treatment procedures include: -- Advanced bioengineered products to accelerate wound healing -- Advanced wound dressing technology -- Diabetic foot care -- Growth factor therapy -- Hyperbaric oxygen treatment -- Nutrition consults with dietician -- Off-loading pressure prone areas to enhance healing -- Prevention planning and education -- Transcutaneous oxygen monitoring (measures tissue perfusion) -- Vacuum assisted wound closure The facility is moving to the new medical office building on Newnan Crossing Bypass in January 2013. • The Nutritional Services is a hospital based service providing comprehensive nutrition assessments and clinical nutrition screenings facilitated by registered dieticians. Moving to the new Piedmont Newnan Hospital in early May.


More Local

Fiery Accident Closes I-85 Southbound Overnight

Two semi trucks were involved in an accident in the southbound lanes of I-85 between the Newnan and Moreland exits in Coweta County Tuesday ... Read More


Man Killed in Accident Easter Morning

A male passenger was fatally injured in a single-vehicle accident in Newnan on Easter Sunday morning, and no charges are pending against the ... Read More


Rabies confirmed in racoon in Newnan

On Friday, a Newnan resident reported seeing a raccoon in their yard acting strangely and then running towards them. Newnan Animal Warden C ... Read More


Hwy. 54, Gordon Rd. intersection closed for safety project

Crossing Ga. Hwy. 54 on Gordon Road can be one of the scariest maneuvers in Coweta County. Thanks to a dip in Hwy. 54, it can be hard to see ... Read More


Suspect in Union City killing arrested

The man suspected of killing a Newnan woman in Union City in early April was arrested by authorities in Atlanta late Monday. Irwin Clint Dre ... Read More

Public safety officials converge for Mantracker

Public safety personnel and law enforcement officers from all over Georgia are crowding to Coweta County this week for the 2014 Mantracker P ... Read More