The problem with traditional healthcare?

It’s traditional. Catalyst by Wellstar is the first-of-its-kind innovation company and venture firm created by one of the largest health systems in Georgia. We build better healthcare by harnessing problems, creating solutions, and partnering across industries to deploy a true ecosystem of care.

Our process for changing the status quo

  • Listen
  • Test
  • Invest
  • Accelerate
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We Listen

Listening, identifying, and co-creating personalized, carefully curated experiences

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We Test

Piloting and experimenting innovative solutions built at Wellstar and beyond

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We Invest

Funding innovation platform partnerships that solve cross-industry problems

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We Accelerate

Resourcing solutions with a platform to commercialize and go-to-market through partnership or internal development at Wellstar

Meet the Catalyst team

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Hank Capps, M.D.President
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Jaimie ClarkHead of Innovation
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John D CooperHead of Venture Investment
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Jason StevensHead of Agility
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Patric RayburnHead of Engagement
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Cecilia CastroHead of Brand
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Fernando MattosVoice Community
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Teresa GonzalezVoice Content
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Stefanie Diaz Industry and Venture Lead
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Anna EdwardsIndustry Discovery
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Eddie Chen Digital Innovation
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Lauren OysterMarket Strategy and New Ventures Lead
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Francis LinnaneConsumer Voice Research Lead
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Nasir WiseIndustry Research Analyst
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Yasho SinghVenture Capital Analyst
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Lori WestphalDigital Innovation

Wellstar treats 1.6M patients a year

As part of the Wellstar family, Catalyst is closely connected to patients and to the people who care most about them. This makes us an ideal partner to help fund and support innovation ideas, creating both market value and breakthrough care.

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Discover our key focus areas of innovation

Learn more about current opportunities to partner with Catalyst.