President of Mountain View Regional Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital
Dale Clark, a 30-year health care leader with vast experience in Virginia, is president of Mountain View Regional Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital.
Clark joined Wellmont Health System in March 2015 after serving as Wythe County Community Hospital's chief operating officer since 2014. Prior to accepting that position, he was Wythe County Community's assistant administrator for four years.
During his tenure as a leader of Wythe County Community, he consistently helped achieve positive financial performance. He also developed a leadership education program that resulted in significant improvement in staff safety scores. In addition, Clark implemented computerized provider order entry and exceeded targets for the meaningful use of electronic medical records.
Earlier in his professional career, Clark was a pharmacist for Horizon Health Care Management, director of pharmacy operations at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, pharmacy director at Wythe County Community and regional administrator of Heartland Rehabilitation Services. He also was co-owner of Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Services for six years.
Clark has a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Medical College of Virginia and a master's degree in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.