U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., delivered remarks at Logan Regional Medical Heart commending the brand new collaboration between a number of well being organizations to carry extra alternatives for specialty care to southern West Virginia.
Leaders introduced a brand new Memorandum of Understanding signed by Logan Regional Medical Heart, Mountain Well being Community, Marshall Well being, and Scion Well being that can enable the organizations to boost well being care providers for the residents of Logan and surrounding areas.
“No matter the place West Virginians reside, they deserve to have the ability to attain the lifesaving medical providers they want and depend on,” Capito stated.
“That’s why I’ve labored exhausting to help rural well being care providers throughout our state, and immediately’s announcement is one other step in the appropriate route.
“It’s encouraging to see West Virginia benefit from the Rural Residency Program – one thing I’ve long-supported – to handle each the workforce and repair availability problem our communities typically face.
“At present’s announcement means extra West Virginians receiving care, extra West Virginians offering care, and extra teamwork between our medical organizations,” the senator emphasised.
“Mountain Well being and Logan Regional Medical Heart have held a longstanding mutual respect and customary objective of offering high-quality medical look after sufferers, near residence,” stated Kevin Yingling, president and CEO of Mountain Well being Community.
“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 providers 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 immediately,” stated Beth L. Hammers, CEO of Marshall Well being.
“Rural coaching packages are a technique we all know that we may also help meet doctor shortages taking place in so many rural areas. Marshall Well being appears to be like ahead to working alongside Mountain Well being, Logan Regional Medical Heart and native physicians to carry extra specialty care choices to sufferers in southern West Virginia. Logan Regional has an extended historical past of offering high-quality, compassionate medical care to our mates, households and neighbors within the Logan space,” stated David Brash, Logan Regional Medical Heart CEO.
“We have now an distinctive group of physicians and caregivers and a large scope of high quality service strains we’ve established at our hospital. This collaboration makes us a part of a community that can 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 amenities. It additionally connects us with an instructional companion essential to creating graduate medical training and instructing packages.”
“We welcome alternatives to enhance our hospitals and enhance the general care and well being of the communities we serve,” famous Robert Wampler, Neighborhood Hospitals at ScionHealth president. “This partnership will profit our hospital and the Logan group by growing entry to specialty providers, and it’ll carry 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 consider it is a ‘win’ for all events concerned, particularly the sufferers we serve immediately and tomorrow.”