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Friday, October 25, 2019

Russell County Hospital administrator announces retirement plans

Steve Givens has announced his decision to retire from his role of assistant vice president/administrator for Russell County Hospital. ... read more about Russell County Hospital administrator announces retirement plans.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Gov. Lee selects Ballad Health CEO to serve on Tennessee charter school commission

Ballad Health Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman Alan Levine has been selected by Governor Bill Lee to serve on Tennessee’s newly-created charter school commission. ... read more about Gov. Lee selects Ballad Health CEO to serve on Tennessee charter school commission.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Application to designate Lee County Community Hospital as ‘Critical Access Hospital’ submitted

Ballad Health has submitted the application to get the new Lee County Community Hospital designated as a “Critical Access Hospital” ... read more about Application to designate Lee County Community Hospital as ‘Critical Access Hospital’ submitted.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

New leadership in the Southwest Market

Ballad Health has named two accomplished healthcare leaders with significant experience in the Appalachian Highlands to its leadership team in the Southwest Market, located in Johnson City, Tennessee ... read more about New leadership in the Southwest Market.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Ballad Health to open new Lee County urgent care center Oct. 9, 2019

As part of its effort to bring much-needed healthcare services back to Lee County, Ballad Health will begin caring for patients at its new urgent care center on Oct. 9 ... read more about Ballad Health to open new Lee County urgent care center Oct. 9, 2019.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Ballad Health making progress on plans to improve and expand healthcare in Wise County

Ballad Health recently filed a letter of intent regarding the upgrade with the Virginia Department of Health, and it will be applying for a Certificate of Public Need in the coming weeks ... read more about Ballad Health making progress on plans to improve and expand healthcare in Wise County.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Ballad Health’s accountable care organization among best performing in the nation

Ballad Health’s accountable care organization is one of only 18 in the country to generate savings for federal taxpayers for the entire six years of the program ... read more about Ballad Health’s accountable care organization among best performing in the nation.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Ballad Health’s Norris elected board member of Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Ballad Health executive Todd Norris has been elected to serve on the board of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF), a statewide public-private entity that supports early childhood development and school readiness for the Commonwealth’s youngest children. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Norris elected board member of Virginia Early Childhood Foundation.