Ballad Health no longer has an operating room at Norton’s Mountain View Regional Hospital. Ballad says the change is for the better, but residents are upset. “This is life and death, and they’re just thinking money,” Vickie Smith said. Surgeries stopped in October, but there was no public announcement. “They could’ve at least let everybody know these services are not going to be offered anymore and this is why. I don’t even know if they have an explanation,” Smith said. Del.
Ballad says it informed Virginia health officials before stopping surgeries at Norton hospital WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Ballad Health says it did provide proper notice about its decision to stop performing some surgeries at a Norton hospital.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Lawyers representing Ballad Health filed a motion Monday to dismiss a federal lawsuit that alleges members of the health system’s board of directors have conflicts of interest and should be removed. Ballad Health issued this statement: Today, lawyers for Ballad Health filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ballad Health and its volunteer board members.
Motion filed to dismiss federal lawsuit filed against Ballad Health WJHL-TV News Channel 11
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) — A motion has been filed to dismiss a lawsuit previously filed in April against Ballad Health and its volunteer board members.
Ballad Health merger is preventing rural hospital closures in region, CEO says WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Health officials say Tennessee has the second highest rate of rural hospital closures in the nation, behind only Texas.