Capito Praises Collaboration to Improve Well being Companies in Southern West Virginia

Capito Praises Collaboration to Enhance Health Services in Southern West Virginia

LOGAN, W.Va. – As we speak, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) delivered
remarks on the Logan Regional Medical
Heart (LRMC) commending the brand new collaboration between a number of well being organizations
to deliver extra alternatives for specialty care to southern West Virginia.

the occasion, leaders introduced a brand new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by
LRMC, Mountain Well being Community (MHN), Marshall Well being (MH),
and Scion Well being that can
permit the organizations to reinforce well being care companies
for the residents of Logan,
W.Va. and surrounding areas.

of the place West Virginians stay, they deserve to have the ability to attain the lifesaving
medical companies they want and depend on. That’s why I’ve labored laborious to assist
rural well being care companies throughout our state, and at this time’s announcement is
one other step in the appropriate path,”
Capito mentioned
. “It’s encouraging to see West Virginia reap the benefits of the Rural Residency Program – one thing I’ve
long-supported – to deal with each the workforce and repair availability
problem our communities typically face. As we speak’s announcement means extra West
Virginians receiving care, extra West Virginians offering care, and extra teamwork
between our medical organizations.”

Well being and Logan Regional Medical Heart have held a longstanding mutual
respect and customary objective of offering high-quality medical take care of sufferers,
near residence,”
Kevin Yingling, R.Ph.,
M.D., F.A.C.P, president and CEO of Mountain Well being Community, mentioned
. “We’re
honored the Logan and ScionHealth groups have chosen Mountain Well being and our
educational medical middle companions, Marshall Well being, to supply entry to
highly-specialized coronary heart, pediatric, and most cancers companies so sufferers and
households don’t must journey lengthy distances for superior medical care.”

“Partnerships like this one
are how we proceed to construct the expert doctor workforce West Virginia
wants whereas assembly the well being care wants of our communities at this time,”
Beth L. Hammers, M.B.A., CEO of Marshall
Well being, mentioned
. “Rural coaching applications are a method we all know that we may help
meet doctor shortages occurring in so many rural areas. Marshall Well being
seems to be ahead to working alongside Mountain Well being, LRMC and native physicians
to deliver extra specialty care choices to sufferers in southern West

“Logan Regional has a
lengthy historical past of offering high-quality, compassionate medical care to our
buddies, households and neighbors within the Logan space,”
David Brash, CEO of LRMC, mentioned. “We have now an distinctive group of
physicians and caregivers and a large scope of high quality service traces we’ve
established at our hospital. This collaboration makes us a part of a community that
will enhance sufferers’ entry to superior specialty and sub-specialty care each
right here in Logan, in addition to Mountain Well being Community and Marshall Well being
services. It additionally connects us with an educational associate essential to creating
graduate medical schooling and instructing applications.”

“We welcome alternatives to enhance our hospitals
and enhance the general care and well being of the communities we serve,”
Robert Wampler, President, Neighborhood
Hospitals at ScionHealth, mentioned
. “This partnership will profit our hospital
and the Logan group by growing entry to specialty companies, and it’ll
deliver worth to our companions because it expands the area’s well being care community and
creates new alternatives for well being care practitioners. We’re excited for the
way forward for this partnership and Logan Regional and imagine this can be a ‘win’ for
all events concerned, particularly the sufferers we serve at this time and tomorrow.”

Pictures from at this time’s occasion are included


U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) delivers remarks on the Logan
Regional Medical Heart in Logan, W.Va. on Friday, January 6, 2022.

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U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) meets with medical executives and
state leaders on the Logan Regional Medical Heart in Logan, W.Va. on Friday, January
6, 2022.


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