WELLSTAR BRINGS TRANSPARENCY TO PATIENT RECORDS

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WellStar Health System is deploying an innovative solution to improve the patient experience while providing better patient care. WellStar’s electronic medical record patient portal, WellStar MyChart, will provide patients with round-the-clock access to their providers’ notes in addition to instructions, next steps, medication lists and test results from outpatient medical visits. WellStar is the first […]

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WELLSTAR BOARD GIVES FINAL APPROVAL TO PURCHASE FIVE HOSPITALS

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WellStar Health System has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Dallas, Texas-based Tenet Healthcare’s five metro Atlanta hospitals. The WellStar Board of Trustees approved the strategic move following the conclusion of the due diligence period. WellStar will expand upon its proven clinical care models and patient safety programs that have resulted in increased quality and […]

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Prostate cancer survivors gather to celebrate, support each other

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Fifty prostate cancer survivors, wives, family members and their WellStar support team gathered to celebrate overcoming prostate cancer this September. The survivors are members of a Prostate Cancer Support Group that meet monthly on the WellStar Kennestone Campus. The men and their family members were welcomed to the WellStar-hosted dinner celebration in the newly renovated Cancer Center by Justin […]

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Every beat counts! Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Awareness Seminar Wednesday

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Learn more about living with atrial fibrillation and many options for treatment at a WellStar community education seminar. Atrail fibrillation, or Afib, is a condition experienced by an estimated 2.7 million Americans. It is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), which can lead to heart failure, stroke, blood clots and other cardiac complications. It is […]

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Build a better body image at WellStar

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  Building a Positive Body Image presented by a panel of WellStar healthcare professionals is tonight, September 22, 2015. Gain strategies to balance this pressure and learn the role family dynamics plays in building a positive body  image. Refreshments: 6pm. Program presentation: 6:30-8pm. $10/family. More info/to register: WellStar, 770-956-7827.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE […]

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Are You Ready For Flu Season?

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Did you know the flu vaccine is the #1 way to protect yourself from getting the flu? Two out of three strains for the vaccine have changed from past years, making immunization more important than ever. WellStar can provide convenient flu vaccinations and preventive education at your place of business, congregation or community event.Call: 770-793-7373, […]

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Sun Safety Tips from WellStar

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Summer fun is in full swing all around East Cobb – and with long summer days comes the hot summer sun. With these tips from WellStar, have fun in the sun without sacrificing your skin: While everybody needs some sun exposure to the body produce vitamin D (which helps in the absorption of calcium for stronger and […]

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