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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

12,628 Employees

Phone:

770-792-7600

Fax:

770-793-7975

Key Executives for Wellstar Health System, Inc.

Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
General Counsel
Vice President of Physician Support Services
Corporate Vice President of Oncology Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wellstar Health System, Inc. Key Developments

Joel Helmke Joins WellStar Health System as Corporate Vice President of Oncology Services

WellStar Health System announced that Joel Helmke joins WellStar as corporate vice president of oncology services. At WellStar, Helmke will utilize the System's technology, innovative physicians and collaborative relationship with the Mayo Clinic Care Network to ensure patients receive world-class care. Helmke will assist WellStar in the further development of the oncology program on all levels, enabling patients to receive outstanding treatments, outcomes and customer service. He will have operational leadership of the cancer registry, radiation oncology, infusion, navigators and CyberKnife. Additionally, Helmke will be able to rely on WellStar's relationship with the Mayo Clinic Care Network through eConsults and Tumor Board for the most complicated cancer cases. Recently, the Mayo Clinic was named the best U.S. hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Prior to joining WellStar, Helmke held leadership positions for 14 years at MD Anderson. Most recently, he served as Division Administrator of Internal Medicine and managed four clinical centers and nine academic departments.

WellStar Health System Opens WellStar Pediatric Center at Kennesaw

WellStar Health System is expanding the quality and accessibility of pediatric care in Northwest Georgia. WellStar Pediatric Center opened its doors in Kennesaw July 7, offering a range of medical services specifically designed for patients from newborns up to 21 years old. With WellStar Pediatric Center, families can stay close to home and receive a wide range of services. Patients will benefit from low-dose radiation imaging tests, sports injury rehabilitation, pediatrician office visits and afterhours care. Surrounded by comforting aquatic decor and caring team members, pediatric patients will enjoy playing with kid-friendly technology including an interactive fish tank wall in the waiting room. The center's specially trained pediatric experts include radiologists, pediatricians, subspecialists, physical therapists and supportive child life specialists -- professionals who guide and reassure children and their parents during tests and procedures. Pharmacy services will also be available as a benefit to save parents an additional trip to the pharmacy for commonly prescribed medicines.

WellStar Health System Terminates 29 Corporate Jobs

WellStar Health System cut 30 corporate jobs on June 4, 2014. The company did not offer any reason for the cuts, but a spokesman for WellStar said 11 team member roles were eliminated. Another 18 team members' positions were displaced, which means that the company will try to find another open position for them to fill.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
December 10, 2013
Wellstar Health System, WellStar HME & Infusion Division
 

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