KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Wednesday morning Wellmont Health System announced Wexford House, a skilled nursing facility, has joined them.

Wellmont President and CEO Denny DeNarvaez tells us Wellmont will continue to provide the same long-term care services to their new patients, "Being able to take a patient who has had an experience in a Wellmont facility and transition them seamlessly into a nursing home setting, where they understand what their medication is going to be. We take away a lot of anxiety for the patients, but also for the familes."

Wexford House was managed by RHA Health Services.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.