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Merger creates 5-hospital system in Georgia

The merger of Sandy Springs, Ga.-based Northside Hospital and Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Gwinnett Medical Center will be official Aug. 28.

Northside Hospital, a three-hospital system, and Gwinnett Medical Center, a two-hospital system, will create a combined organization with 1,636 inpatient beds, more than 250 outpatient locations and nearly 21,000 employees.

Several of Gwinnett's facilities, including its two hospitals, will be renamed once the merger is finalized. Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville (Ga.) will be renamed Northside Hospital Gwinnett, and Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth (Ga.) will be renamed Northside Hospital Duluth.

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