Southern Regional Hosts Annual Statewide Conference


RIVERDALE, Ga. – Southern Regional Medical Center will host the Georgia Biomedical Instrumentation Society’s annual technical conference and equipment and workshop on Friday, August 15 from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, August 16 from 7:30 a.m. 4 p.m. The event will take place on the campus of Southern Regional, located at 11 Upper Riverdale Rd., SW, Riverdale, GA 30274.

The two day event will offer educational and networking opportunities along with various vendors demonstrating the latest in medical equipment technology. Dr. Maysam Ghovanloo, Director of Georgia Tech’s Bionics Lab will serve as a guest speaker.

“GBIS is dedicated to advancing knowledge of personnel involved in the development, selection, operation, repair, and support of biomedical instrumentation in healthcare institutions throughout Georgia, it’s an honor to serve as their host,” says Matt Farzaneh, director of clinical and Di engineering at Southern Regional.

The event is free to hospital employees, $10 for non-hospital employees, and for vendor rates and to register visit or for additional information, contact Matt Farzaneh at 770-991-8232 or

About Southern Regional Health System: SRHS includes Southern Medical Center; a full-service, 331-bed hospital in Riverdale, GA and Spivey Station, an ambulatory care service center in Jonesboro, GA. Southern Regional is managed by Emory Healthcare. The hospital has proudly served the healthcare needs of its neighbors for more than 40 years. As a not-for-profit organization, SRMC is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the surrounding community by blending a passion for healing with the use of advanced medical technology to deliver the best possible care to patients.

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