In an effort to reassure southwest Virginians, Ballad Health has stated that they remain committed to the area and have no plans to close any of the hospitals in Norton or Wise. Mark Leonard, Ballad Southwest Virginia Chief Executive Officer stated that some facilities had some staffing issue and they were not sustainable prior to the merger. Ballad plans to work to try and indentify optimal models and adjust the logistics accordingly.
Ballad Health Still Committed to SWVA
July 25th, 2019 Rob