WellStar Health System
Marietta, Ga. Five hospitals, plus six under contract
Recent move: $661 million deal to buy Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s Atlantaarea hospitals and clinics Piedmont Healthcare
Atlanta Six hospitals, plus two in negotiations
Recent move: Exclusive negotiations to absorb Athens (Ga.) Regional Health System Emory Healthcare
Aborted merger talks with WellStar. Incoming CEO is an expert at expanding delivery systems around academic medical centers.