Piedmont Healthcare will be the Official Adult Healthcare Partner of Atlanta United;
will continue to provide a Chief Medical Officer for the First Team
ATLANTA (March 2, 2018) – Atlanta United today announced a multi-year partnership with Piedmont Healthcare to become the Official Adult Healthcare Partner of Atlanta United and Atlanta United 2. Piedmont Healthcare will continue to provide a Chief Medical Officer for the First Team and will now also serve in that capacity for ATL UTD 2. Those responsibilities include overseeing and providing medical care to all of the club’s professional players.
“We are pleased to announce Piedmont Healthcare as the Official Adult Healthcare Partner of Atlanta United,” said Atlanta United president Darren Eales. “Piedmont Healthcare is well-known as a leading medical provider and we are confident that this partnership will continue to allow us to provide the very best care for our first team and ATL UTD 2 players.”
In addition, Piedmont Healthcare will receive increased exposure on match days through assets in stadium, on local television and radio broadcasts, as well as integration into Atlanta United’s social platforms. This includes the introduction of the “Life is Better when Atlanta United Wins” campaign, where Atlanta United will donate $1,000 to the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation for every Atlanta United win during the regular season.
“Piedmont Healthcare is proud to be Atlanta United’s Official Adult Healthcare Sponsor,” said Matt Gove, Chief Consumer Officer, Piedmont Healthcare. “Our commitment to delivering high-quality clinical care and a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patients first, just as we have done for our community for more than 110 years, is a game-winning combination.”
ABOUT ATLANTA UNITED
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and became just the fourth expansion team in league history to qualify for MLS Cup Playoffs. The club set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (71,874), single-season average (48,200) and total home attendance (819,404). Owned by one of the city’s most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.
ABOUT PIEDMONT HEALTHCARE
A private, not-for-profit organization serving nearly 2 million patients across Georgia, Piedmont is transforming healthcare, creating a destination known for the best clinicians and a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patients first. Today, more than 110 years since it was founded, Piedmont is known as a leading health system in cancer care, treatment of heart disease and organ transplantation with 10 hospitals, 23 urgent care centers, 28 Piedmont QuickCare locations, 548 Piedmont Clinic physician practice locations and more than 1,800 Piedmont Clinic members. Our 21,000+ employees dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in every life we touch and our commitment doesn’t stop there. In FY 2017, Piedmont provided more than $215 million in uncompensated care community benefit programming in an effort to better the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve. For more information, visit piedmont.org.