Metro Atlanta provides access to one of the most qualified, affordable and efficient healthcare systems in the world. The area's healthcare community includes more than 80 hospital locations and over 100,000 healthcare practitioners and technicians, as well as nationally ranked facilities including: Emory University Hospital, Piedmont Hospital, St. Joseph's and WellStar.
On April 1, 2014 WellStar Health System opened its newest hospital in the Paulding County city of Hiram. This new state-of-the-art facility brings expanded, high quality patient care to the County with advanced surgical and emergency room facilities ensuring the best care is always right around the corner. Additionally, the hospital is providing new services such as a dedicated pediatric emergency department and cardiac catheterization center.
Major technological advancements provide additional safety features for patients at WellStar Paulding Hospital. New technology, such as UV Air Handlers and a water re-disinfectant system ensure that WellStar Paulding Hospital stays on the forefront of infection prevention. This type of forward thinking and innovation continue to keep Paulding County at the forefront of smart development.