Atlanta, GA,
29
July
2015
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03:00 PM
America/New_York

Specialized, Comprehensive Services Available for Outpatients with Spinal Cord and Brain Injury, MS and Pain

Shepherd Center Outpatient Services director explains care available in a 10-minute podcast.

Outpatient Services at Shepherd Center provides comprehensive medical treatment for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis and chronic pain on an outpatient basis. These programs provide individualized, integrative care and may even include family members.

In a 10-minute podcast on Shepherd Center Radio, listen as Emily Cade, MS, CCM, CRC, CLCP, director of Shepherd Center Outpatient Services, discusses the services that are available at the hospital. This podcast and others are available at shepherd.org/news/radio or can be downloaded as an MP3 file from the link above. A transcript of the interview is also available on the Shepherd Center Radio web page.

Cade is is the director of Shepherd Center Outpatient Services, which includes the Multiple Sclerosis Institute, Shepherd Pain Institute, Multi-Specialty Clinic, Urology Clinic, Wound Clinic, Medical Imaging Services and Nurse Call Center. She is accountable for the department’s activities and operations, providing oversight of program management activities, including business development, safe clinical services and financial growth. She was previously the program manager of the Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center, and before that was a case manager at Shepherd and North Fulton Regional Hospital in Atlanta. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from Mississippi State University. She holds certifications as a case manager, rehabilitation counselor and life care planner.

You may call 404-352-2020 to find out more about scheduling an appointment with Shepherd Center Outpatient Services.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 900 inpatients, 575 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year.