Wellstar Community Report – July 2018 - June 2020

We are proud to deliver a full continuum of quality care for our communities, from birth to end of life. Our 12 service lines establish our strategy and define the way we care. Led by physicians and other clinicians, service lines support and connect people, processes and

technologies. From surgery to pediatrics, cardiology to women’s health, experts within each specialty bring their insight and innovation to colleagues across our System. The result is better patient care and a healthier community.

Oncology The Wellstar Cancer Network— where compassion meets innovation—now offers more community-based, world-class care through a partnership with Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers. Again in 2019, Wellstar was a winner of the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award for commitment to high-quality cancer care. More than 20 cancer drugs tested in clinical trials obtained FDA approval Pulmonary Critical Care Wellstar is a nationally recognized leader in pulmonary medicine. Board-certified pulmonologists partner with other clinicians and specialists to diagnose and treat lung and breathing problems, lung cancer and sleep apnea. Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital is nationally known for treatment of COPD and pulmonary fibrosis. 100+ board-certified pulmonary/ critical care/sleep specialists

Pediatrics From sniffles to cardiac care, Wellstar is a comprehensive resource for kids’ health, and parents’ peace of mind. Our goal is exceptional care close to home. New services include pediatric neurology, urology and outpatient orthopedic surgery. Our full-service Pediatric Center received a 97% patient satisfaction score.

Primary Care Primary care physicians—internists and family medicine specialists— manage both routine and specialized healthcare needs. From diagnosing and treating chronic conditions like allergies and diabetes, to screening and counseling, they treat the whole person, with an eye on family wellness and disease prevention.

200,000+ pediatric primary care visits annually

270 employed and affiliate providers

Surgical A pioneer in laparoscopic and robotic techniques, Wellstar has earned a global reputation for excellence in surgery, thanks to the best people, processes and technology. In 2019, 700 Wellstar surgeons performed more than 75,000 surgeries. Advances like the da Vinci® surgical system mean shorter stays and faster healing.

Women’s Health Wellstar women’s health specialists meet the healthcare needs of women across their lifetime. More than 340 providers care for patients at all stages, providing reproductive, breast, cardiac, imaging, oncology and urogynecology services close to home. We joyfully delivered personalized birth experiences for more than 15,000 moms and their new additions this year. 25,000+ obstetric, gynecologic and breast procedures each year

#1 volume for surgical procedures in Georgia

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