Commonwealth of Virginia Grants Additional Time for Review of Wellmont and Mountain States’ Merger Application

Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance have received approval from the Virginia commissioner of health to extend the review period for their cooperative agreement application. The new time frame set forth with Virginia will more closely align with the review process in Tennessee for the systems’ Certificate of Public Advantage (COPA) application, and sets a decision no later…

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Russell County Medical Center No. 1 in the state for nurse communication

LEBANON, Va. – Russell County Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in the commonwealth of Virginia for nurse communication, according to data released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). “We care for our patients like they’re our own family; we really want to make a difference in their lives,” said Greta Morrison, chief nursing officer…

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