Health Services and Health Logistics
Clayton County has a diverse and robust industry, from pharmaceuticals to medical devices, laboratories, and health information technology enterprises.
Located on the western end of Georgia’s Innovation Crescent, Clayton County has established itself as an important part of the emerging bio-science sector. Home to Clayton State University and its growing life sciences curriculum, Clayton County already has several major companies doing business in this important sector. From distribution to repackaging to testing, Clayton County is an emerging player in this sector.
1. The largest employer in this sector is Southern Regional Health System, with 1,850 employees, physicians and specialists with a total annual payroll of $88 million.
2. Sanofi-Aventis, a diversified global healthcare leader that “discovers, develops, and distributes therapeutic solutions to improve the lives of everyone” operates a major facility in Forest Park near I-285.
Southern Regional delivered 3,332 babies in fiscal year 2013