Helix Health, Lutherville, Md., and Medlantic Healthcare Group, Washington, have named their new partnership BWHealth.
They also have chosen Columbia, Md., as the headquarters for the new corporation.
Three top Helix officers and two top Medlantic executives have been named to BWHealth's nine-member board of directors. The partnership is searching for a chief executive officer.
Medlantic and Helix represent seven hospitals with more than 2,700 inpatient beds, 141 subacute beds and 549 nursing home beds, generating $1.2 billion in annual revenues.