A new report from the Department of Veterans Affairs calls for big changes in the way it delivers health care in western Virginia. Recommendations include building a new VA Medical Center in Roanoke, and closing the current facility in Salem.
A committee in the Virginia State Senate has voted to carry over legislation calling for a study of Catawba Hospital. Lawmakers agreed to include the future of the Roanoke County facility in a larger review of Virginia’s mental health system, but a standalone study will have to wait.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery has launched a major expansion of its surgery department. Thursday morning, members of the medical staff gathered with hospital administrators and community leaders for a groundbreaking ceremony.