Northside Hospital Honored Again for Outstanding Patient Experience

For a second consecutive year, Northside Hospital health care system has been recognized for having one of the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience.

Healthgrades has announced the recipients of their 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Northside Hospitals in Atlanta, Cherokee in Canton and Forsyth in Cumming are among seven Georgia hospitals to make the list. All three hospitals were previously recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience in 2018.

“Protecting patient safety and providing high-quality patient care are at the forefront of everything we do at Northside,” says Janis Dubow, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care for Northside.

Colony Square Unveils Urban Park Space: The Grove

Colony Square opened its new urban park space, The Grove, May 3—just in time for summer!

The 10,000-square-foot green space at 14th and Peachtree St. features 40-foot trees and Spanish steps, tables and chairs. Colony Square, which is in the midst of a redevelopment spearheaded by owner and developer North American Properties, will host community events in the space throughout the year. 

“We are excited to spend time in Midtown’s newest gathering place,” says Ginny Kennedy, director of Urban Design at Midtown Alliance. “Not only will The Grove bring people together, it will also help deliver on Midtown’s strategy to attract more investment to the district.

Interlock Becomes First Office Building in Atlanta with Smart Windows

Developer S.J. Collins Enterprises has chosen to outfit The Interlock, Atlanta’s newest Class T office space and mixed-use development in the emerging West Midtown neighborhood of Atlanta, with View Dynamic Glass. This will make it the first office building in Atlanta with smart windows. The windows don’t require the use of any shades or blinds and adjust automatically to the light.

“The Interlock is 85% leased for its office space component, and we believe that is due to our commitment to providing the best in amenities, open space and design for residents, visitors and office workers in this market,” says Jeff Garrison, a partner at S.J. Collins Enterprises.