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July 06, 2015 8:05 AM ET

Healthcare Providers and Services

Company Overview of Wellstar Health System, Inc.

Company Overview

Wellstar Health System, Inc., a not-for-profit hospital, provides healthcare services in Georgia. It offers emergency services, such as chest pain services, and children's emergency and immediate care services; and outpatient services, including diagnostic/treatment, behavioral health, physical rehabilitation, substance abuse, and surgical services. The company also provides inpatient services, which include dialysis, maternity, nursing, obstetrics, intensive care, medical/surgical care, sleep disorders, joint replacement surgery education classes, neonatal intensive care, and pediatrics services. In addition, it offers specialized services, such as bariatric surgery, cardiac catheterization...

Administration Building

805 Sandy Plains Road

Marietta, GA 30066

United States

Founded in 1984

13,000 Employees

Phone:

770-792-7600

Fax:

770-793-7975

Key Executives for Wellstar Health System, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Age: 68
General Counsel
Vice President of Physician Support Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Wellstar Health System, Inc. Key Developments

WellStar Opens Outpatient Surgery Center at East Cobb Health Park

Wellstar Health System opened an Outpatient Surgery Center at the WellStar East Cobb Health Park, providing a convenient, close to home location for surgeries that do not require a hospital stay. The surgery center includes 20 private, prep/recovery rooms, three operating room suites and three procedure rooms. The center also provides onsite pathology support, a private patient discharge elevator and covered pick-up area separate from the Health Park's main entrance.

WellStar Health System Announces Management Appointments

As part of this evolving environment, WellStar Health System announced a new strategic direction aimed at providing world-class healthcare to its communities and patients. The company announced that Candice Saunders will assume the duties of president & CEO effective July 1, 2015, and Reynold Jennings will be named chief strategy officer. Saunders will be focused on building partnerships that will emphasize WellStar's role in all the communities WellStar serves while maintaining its not-for-profit status. Saunders joined WellStar as president of WellStar Kennestone Hospital in 2007. As chief strategy officer to Saunders, Jennings will be a major force in WellStar's new strategic direction exploring and launching new opportunities that will drive future growth and stability throughout the state of Georgia. During his four years as CEO of WellStar, Jennings has made a tremendous impact on WellStar and its communities.

Wellstar Health System, Inc. Opens New Outpatient Facility in East Cobb

WellStar East Cobb Health Park opened its doors September 15, serving as a comprehensive, one-stop shop for outpatient medical needs. The three-story 162,000 square-foot East Cobb Health Park is WellStar's second health park. A similar facility has received rave reviews since it opened in Acworth two years ago. The health park concept brings primary and specialty physician offices together with comprehensive diagnostics, laboratory services, rehabilitation therapy, urgent care, a retail pharmacy, among other services. At the East Cobb facility, an outpatient surgery center is expected to open mid-2015.

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