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Ballad Health: What can patients expect from the merged hospital system?

Zach Vance • Feb 2, 2018 at 2:30 PM

Now that the region’s two largest hospital systems have finally merged, what can Tri-Cities residents expect? As of now, not much different.

A Thursday press release said patients at the former Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System patients probably won’t see many obvious changes.

“Team members will receive new badges bearing the Ballad Health logo on Friday, but few other changes will be visible to patients immediately. Patient care in all sites will proceed as normal. Signage and printed materials will change gradually over the next several months,” the release stated.

But at the top, there are changes.

Read more from the Johnson City Press.

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