Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) sometimes simply referred to as Childrens, is a not for profit childrens healthcare system, located in the Atlanta area. CHOA formed in 1998 when Egleston Childrens Health Care System and Scottish Rite Medical Center came together becoming one of the largest pediatric systems in the United States. In 2006 CHOA assumed responsibility for the management of services at Hughes Spalding Childrens Hospital growing the system to three hospitals. Today the growing pediatric healthcare system consist of the following: During the 1990s the United States healthcare industry changed dramatically. Hospitals throughout the county faced colliding pressures, such as reimbursement issues, insurance coverage changes and staff shortages. Egleston Childrens Health Care System, which included the Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children and Scottish Rite Medical Center were among the hospitals that had struggled to continue providing care for sick and injured children and their families. Both hospitals were faced with the possibility of closer, Atlanta leaders urged Egleston and Scottish Rite to unite to preserve pediatric healthcare for the region.
Highest paying job titles at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta include Behavioral Health Director, Sports Medicine Physician, and Senior Network Engineer