News

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December
22,
2017
This week, leaders at Piedmont Healthcare and Shepherd Center signed a contract establishing the first hospital-to-hospital electronic health record (EHR) hosting agreement on the Epic platform in Georgia. The agreement will bring Shepherd Center
December
21,
2017
The fall 2017/winter 2018 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days. Today, Shepherd
November
27,
2017
Following 11 months of renovations, Shepherd Center’s pool will once again be open for business, first with a limited opening on Wednesday, November 29, through Friday, December 1, and then a full-schedule opening beginning Saturday, December
November
17,
2017
November 4 marked one of Shepherd Center’s finest hours – a triumph of great philanthropy, showing the high esteem in which the nationally recognized spinal cord, brain injury and related conditions treatment center is held by Atlantans.

Features

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January
03,
2018
Matt Edens and Gustavo Duran-Monge have a passion for sports – playing them, watching them, and helping others develop or maintain that same passion after injury. They both played various sports when they were growing up, and Gustavo parlayed
January
02,
2018
Juli Owens is the kind of person who throws herself 100 percent into whatever cause she champions. Her commitment and involvement go beyond financial support: She rolls up her sleeves, jumps in to help and usually assumes a leadership role. And the
December
31,
2017
Readers of Shepherd Center news, features and blogs in 2017 followed developments in research and technology for spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury and multiple sclerosis, as well as celebrated with us as patients returned home to
December
26,
2017
Ashley Mayhew, 18, says college has taken a bit of an adjustment. When she graduated from high school this past May, she stood on stage with her entire senior class – a class of nine. When Ashley entered her first class this fall as a freshman

Blogs

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December
19,
2017
1) Even if you only have one or two drinks, when attending holiday events and parties, designate a driver or call a car service such as Uber or Lyft. 2) If you must get up on a step stool to hang decorations, make sure it is sturdy and has a
November
23,
2017
The last few months of the year – and also the first few of the next one – give us the opportunity to both reflect in gratitude of the year passed and also to anticipate the promises of the year ahead. At Shepherd Center, we are
November
22,
2017
Though often called the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays can present challenges, especially for those with a disability. Here are some tips for keeping the focus on family and fun. 1. Family The holidays can be stressful with family
After son's "near death" accident, mom's on mission to change dorm policyopens in new window
At the age of 20, Clark Jacobs had to fight to learn how to walk and talk again.
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Sep
2017
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Freak accident inspires new rules over college bed railsopens in new window
For the first time this semester, the University System of Georgia is requiring campuses statewide to offer bed safety rails for students for free.
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Aug
2017
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