David BrashWellmont Senior Vice President Named To Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Board Of Directors

David Brash, Wellmont Health System’s senior vice president of business development and rural strategy, has been appointed to 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 Virginia. The organization seeks high-quality, high-value health care that leads to optimal health and ensures the commonwealth is the healthiest state in the nation.

“We are proud of David for receiving this important appointment and bringing the voices of our patients and system to the table,” said Denny DeNarvaez, Wellmont’s president and CEO. “David has extensive ties in Virginia and has a firm grasp of Southwest Virginia’s healthcare needs. He will provide valuable guidance on healthcare policy and the way it impacts our region.”

Brash, a Lebanon, Va., resident, has served as a senior vice president for Wellmont since May. Prior to that promotion, he had served as a regional vice president since 2008, Mountain View Regional Medical Center’s president since 2007 and Lonesome Pine Hospital’s president since 2010.

In addition to Mountain View Regional and Lonesome Pine, Wellmont facilities in the commonwealth include Lee Regional Medical Center and the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center. Wellmont also has multiple primary care physician offices, Wellmont Urgent Care, the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and other services throughout Southwest Virginia.

“This appointment is an honor for me and Wellmont because the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association is a highly respected organization,” Brash said. “I appreciate the opportunity to participate in the development of healthcare policy that will enhance the quality of life in our region. Wellmont is pleased to serve Southwest Virginia and welcomes this opportunity to share the needs of our communities with the rest of the commonwealth.”