David Brash Re-Elected To Board Of Directors Of Virginia
Hospital & Healthcare Association
David Brash, Wellmont Health System’s senior vice president of business development
and rural strategy, has been re-elected for a two-year term on the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare
Association’s board of directors.
The association is an alliance of hospitals and health
delivery systems that develops and advocates healthcare policy for the
commonwealth. With a mission to improve the health status of the communities it
serves, the organization participates in the crafting of laws, regulations and
guidelines that impact hospitals, health systems and patients.
“David has been an important voice for Southwest Virginia by
providing valuable input into the decision-making process,” said Denny
DeNarvaez, Wellmont’s president and CEO. “With his extensive experience in the
region, David is attuned to the needs of our patients and the issues that
influence our delivery of high-quality care. We appreciate his service to the
Brash said it is a privilege to represent Wellmont and help
ensure Virginians receive a high level of care.
“As we face unprecedented changes in healthcare reform, we
are working hard to ensure as many people as possible receive the care they
need,” Brash said. “We are focused on educating legislators about the benefit
of Medicaid expansion to ensure the quality of life in Southwest Virginia
remains high. It’s part of a broader effort by the association, shared by
Wellmont, to provide the infrastructure for the best health possible for
Brash is a Lebanon, Va., resident who previously served as
Wellmont’s regional vice president in Virginia and as president of Mountain View Regional Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital.
In addition to the two hospitals, Wellmont’s presence in the
commonwealth includes the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center, multiple offices for the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and primary care, pulmonology,
pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology services. The health system also has Wellmont Urgent Care and sleep centers that showcase the
breadth of care it provides the region.
“Wellmont is heavily invested in Southwest Virginia and is
grateful for the opportunity to serve the patients who entrust us with their
care,” Brash said. “We are committed to further developing a sustainable model
of care and helping residents when they are sick and giving them the tools they
need to stay well.”