A group of 5 major hopsitals and many smaller clinics that came together in the tri-cities region to form one of the biggest hospital groups in the United States of America.

Founded in 1996 with the vision "to be a national model of excellence for the provision of healthcare and wellness services," Wellmont Health System is the premier healthcare provider in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The integrated healthcare delivery system is comprised of Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va., and Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Va. Wellmont's broad scope of services ranges from community-based acute care to highly specialized tertiary services including neonatal intensive care and two trauma centers.

Wellmont is one of the region's largest employers with a staff of 4,500 dedicated professionals. Nearly 600 physicians deliver care at Wellmont facilities across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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