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Dickenson Community Hospital

About

312 Hospital Drive
Clintwood, VA 24228
37.1607138
-82.4492491

 

Dickenson Community Hospital, located in Clintwood, Virginia, is licensed for 25-beds but operates as a 1-bed critical access not-for-profit hospital owned by Norton Community Hospital.


The hospital campus includes a 5,700 square foot physician office building for Dickenson Medical Associates. From check-ups, to colds, to chronic illness management, the providers at Dickenson Medical Associates Primary Care can take care of the medical needs of patients of all ages and walk-ins are accepted.

Services

Heart Care

  • Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Cardio Pulmonary

Diagnostic Imaging

Laboratory Services

Behavioral Health

Home Health and Hospice

Dickenson Medical Associates Primary Care

24-hour Emergency Services

Outpatient Services

  • Wound Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pulmonary Rehab

Reporting

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Dickenson Community Hospital CHNA [PDF – opens in new window]

Metrics by MS-DRG

Dickenson Community Hospital MS-DRG metrics, fiscal 2018 [PDF]
(MS-DRG = Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups)

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.


Learn more

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Awards and Recognitions
  • Dickenson Community Hospital is currently operating under a 3-year accreditation by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).
  • Dickenson Community Hospital Laboratory is College of American Pathologist accredited. This national recognition is for excellence of the services being provided, making Dickenson Community Hospital’s Laboratory one of only 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.
  • Dickenson Community Hospital is American College of Radiology accredited for CT Scanning.
  • Dickenson Community Hospital Senior Life Solutions Program received the Level IV Quality Award, and Psychiatric Medical Care named Senior Life Solutions Program Director, Brian Steffey, Team Member of the Year!
CEO Message and Leadership

On behalf of the board, administration, medical staff and team members, I would like to thank you for allowing Dickenson Community Hospital to care for you and your family. As a lifelong resident of Dickenson County, it is important to me that our citizens have access to quality healthcare services.

I am proud of the skilled and experienced team members at DCH who are ready to take care of your health needs whether it be for a medical emergency or one of the many outpatient services we offer. Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality care available in a local setting. We are committed to this goal and to making a difference in this community, one patient at a time.

Sincerely,

Mark Vanover
Vice President and CEO, Dickenson Community Hospital

Leadership

Mark Vanover, VP/Chief Executive Officer
Justin Ivory, Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Administrator
Robert “Mitch” Kennedy, RN, BSN, MBA, Chief Nursing Officer, Assistant Administrator
Valeri Colyer, Director, Human Resources
Lori Crisp, Director, Marketing & Communications, Northwest Market

Dickenson Community Hospital Board of Directors

Chairman – Donald Baker
Susan Wood
Teddy Bailey
Buford Sturgill
Paul Buchanan
Robert (Bob) Leonard
James (Jim) Manicure
Monty McLaurin
Shane Hilton

History

Dickenson Community Center

  • Opened November 1, 1986
  • 75 acute care beds, medical surgical facility; later reduced to 50 acute care beds
  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Telemetry
  • 24-hour physician-staffed ER
  • 3 OR suites
  • Outpatient Surgical Services
  • Owner, NPFX, Inc./National Century Financial Enterprises Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy 11/18/02
  • Closed December 13, 2002

Dickenson Community Hospital

  • Opened November 8, 2003
  • Not-for profit critical access hospital
  • 25 acute care beds
  • 4 intensive care unit beds
  • Facility owned by Dickenson County Industrial Development Authority
  • Operated by Norton Community Hospital
  • Added Dickenson Medical Associates – new 5,700 square foot physician office in 2003
  • August 2008 – closed Medical Surgical / ICU Units
  • August 2008 – reclassified as critical access with 2 functioning inpatient beds with limited diagnosis
  • 2010 upgraded laboratory equipment
  • 2011 remodeled ED, outpatient testing area, waiting areas, hallways and administrative offices
  • 2011 added digital radiology, mammography, Siemens IT Software upgrade, POE, ED Hospitalist

 

What's New

Friday, December 14, 2018

Toy donations needed at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

This Christmas, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is giving everyone the chance to play Santa – and the effects will be felt throughout the year. ... read more about Toy donations needed at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Lindy White named president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations

Lindy White, who has more than 20-years experience in healthcare leadership in Northeast TN and Southwest VA, is returning as the president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations. She will serve as CEO of Holston Valley Medical Center and Indian Path Community Hospital, and all outpatient services. ... read more about Lindy White named president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

State experts weigh in on Ballad Health plans

Independent experts throughout the state of Tennessee have begun weighing in on Ballad Health’s proposal to regionalize care for infants. ... read more about State experts weigh in on Ballad Health plans.

Patients & Visitors

Maps & Directions

312 Hospital Drive
Clintwood, Virginia 24228

Map & Directions
Parking

Visiting Hours

24-hour visitation

Amenities

If you need to spend the night in Clintwood, you will find a number of choices for accommodations.

Accommodations

What's New

Friday, December 14, 2018

Toy donations needed at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

This Christmas, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is giving everyone the chance to play Santa – and the effects will be felt throughout the year. ... read more about Toy donations needed at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Lindy White named president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations

Lindy White, who has more than 20-years experience in healthcare leadership in Northeast TN and Southwest VA, is returning as the president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations. She will serve as CEO of Holston Valley Medical Center and Indian Path Community Hospital, and all outpatient services. ... read more about Lindy White named president of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

State experts weigh in on Ballad Health plans

Independent experts throughout the state of Tennessee have begun weighing in on Ballad Health’s proposal to regionalize care for infants. ... read more about State experts weigh in on Ballad Health plans.