WellStar Health System has announced Kem M. Mullins as senior vice president and WellStar Cobb Hospital president. As president of WellStar Cobb Hospital, Mullins will be responsible for day-to-day operations and strategic planning for the hospital.
Mullins brings more than 16 years of hospital administration experience including serving as chief operating officer for Atlanta Medical Center and Tenet Healthcare’s Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He also was associate administrator at University Medical Center in Lebanon, Tenn., and Williamson Memorial Hospital, in Williamson, W.Va.
Most recently, he served as chief executive officer for Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s Saint Francis Hospital – Bartlett, a 156-bed medical/surgical hospital in Memphis, Tenn. There, he achieved 5-Star patient satisfaction scores for four years running, improved physician satisfaction, lowered infections rates and improved financial performance at the hospital.
Mullins has a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., and a master’s degree in finance from Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky.