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Teaming Up for You

When the brightest minds in medicine come together, those we serve receive even better care.
Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium Health and Navicent Health have strategically combined
to bring exceptional care to elevate health and well-being for each community we serve.

WHY ARE WE combining, and what does it       programs. Its diverse network of care           »» Reduce emergency department
mean for you? With similar missions and      locations includes academic medical                wait times
complementary capabilities, we’re confident  centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency
that coming together will help us bring      departments, physician practices, surgical      »» Provide a high level of easy-to-access
better care to everyone we serve throughout  and rehabilitation centers, home health            care through virtual consultations
the Southeast, from the Carolinas to         agencies, nursing homes, and behavioral            Our strategic combination is intended
Georgia, with ...                            health centers, as well as hospice and
»» Access to world-class care—from the top   palliative care services. Atrium Health         to keep the Navicent Health physician
                                             works to enhance the overall health and         community strong and provide added
   experts to the most advanced treatments   well-being of its communities through           resources. In turn, this will enable
   in heart, cancer and children’s care      high-quality patient care, education            central and south Georgians to access
»» The latest and most innovative care       and research programs, and numerous             complex medical services locally
   options—like real-time virtual care for   collaborative partnerships and initiatives.     through their connection to Atrium
   everything from everyday illnesses to                                                     Health’s vast array of award-winning
   critical care to mental health needs      HOW WILL ATRIUM HEALTH HELP NAVICENT            healthcare technologies and innovative
»» Care focused on the whole                 HEALTH BETTER SERVE THE RESIDENTS OF            ways of delivering care.
   community—through programs that           CENTRAL AND SOUTH GEORGIA?
   help prevent disease, address social                                                      WILL THIS COMBINATION IMPACT MY CARE?
   factors impacting health (like access     Atrium Health has a demonstrated
   to safe housing or fresh food) and        commitment to improving health, elevating       You will likely not notice changes
   boost health outside our walls            hope and advancing healing—for all. Both        immediately. Over time, you may notice
                                             Navicent Health and Atrium Health minimize      changes that make your care better. One of
SO, WHO IS ATRIUM HEALTH?                    disparities in healthcare and keep care local.  the goals of this combination is to bring
                                             Navicent Health believes this combination       even better care, more virtual technologies
Atrium Health is one of the nation’s         will allow us to better serve our communities   and a better experience for our patients.
leading and most innovative healthcare       because Atrium Health has demonstrated an
organizations. Headquartered in Charlotte,   ability to:                                     DO I NEED TO SWITCH DOCTORS?
it includes 46 hospitals in North and        »» Help vulnerable and rural communities
South Carolina and more than 65,000                                                          No. There is nothing in this combination
employees, including 3,000 physicians.          integrate behavioral health into             that requires a change.
Like Navicent Health, Atrium Health has         primary care
a Level I trauma center and provides a       »» Expand hospital services for the benefit     FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT
full spectrum of healthcare and wellness        of communities                               HTTPS://ATRIUMHEALTH.ORG/

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