Valley Medical Center (CVMC) recently released its annual Community
Benefit Report to Richlands and surrounding areas. Highlights of the
report include key quality and safety initiatives, as well as new
physicians and specialty service lines added to better serve the
"Clinch Valley is dedicated to providing quality care close to home,"
said Peter Mulkey, chief executive officer at Clinch Valley Medical
Center. "Our hospital leadership, employees, volunteers and physicians
are active and engaged in the community, and, as local residents, they
have a vested interest in providing high quality care to the people who
live and work here. We are focused on continually improving the hospital
by investing in new technology and equipment, adding new services and
specialties, enhancing quality and safety measures, and recruiting the
best medical talent. We are excited to release our Community Benefit
Report and share some of the good work taking place at our hospital."
The hospital's accomplishments in 2013 include:
With an annual payroll of $37 million and more than 600 employees, CVMC
is one of the largest employers in the southwestern Virginia region. In
addition, CVMC paid more than $512,000 in state sales taxes as well as
property taxes in 2013. The hospital also provided more than $3.4
million in charity care to uninsured, low-income patients.
"Clinch Valley is an exemplary model for LifePoint's mission of Making
Communities Healthier," said Jeff Seraphine, eastern group president of
LifePoint Hospitals. "We know that strong hospitals make strong
communities. With an unwavering commitment to the surrounding community,
Clinch Valley, will continue to thrive and support the healthcare needs
of southwestern Virginia. We are very proud that this hospital is part
of the LifePoint family."
The full Community Benefit Report can be found on the CVMC website at http://www.clinchvalleymedicalcenter.com/community.aspx.
About Clinch Valley Medical Center
A part of LifePoint
Hospitals®, Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, is a 175 bed
acute care hospital, which offers comprehensive cancer services;
specialty care for the heart, lungs and vascular system; emergency
services; inpatient and outpatient physical rehabilitation; sleep
studies; skilled nursing; pediatrics; obstetrics and advanced
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