About Wellmont Health System
Wellmont Health System is a premier provider of healthcare services for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, delivering top-quality, comprehensive healthcare and wellness services across the region.
The Wellmont system was formed in July 1996 with the merger of Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., and Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn. Over the past decade, Wellmont has grown to include Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va., Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va., Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, Tenn., and Hancock County Hospital in Sneedville, Tenn. Wellmont is an operating partner with Adventist Health System at Takoma Regional Hospital, an acute care hospital in Greeneville, Tenn. Wellmont maintains clinical affiliations with two acute care hospitals in Virginia, Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands and Wythe County Community Hospital in Wytheville. Wellmont hospitals offer a broad scope of services ranging from community-based acute care to highly specialized tertiary services including neonatal intensive care and two trauma centers.
Complementing the services provided by each Wellmont hospital are other facilities within the system. Ridgeview Pavilion in Bristol offers comprehensive psychiatric services. Wellmont Madison House, located in Kingsport, provides assisted living and a therapeutic day program for frail elderly persons and mid-life adults with a chronic illness. And Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol offers care for terminally ill patients in a comfortable environment.
Wellmont is one of the region’s largest employers with a staff of more than 6,500 dedicated professionals. Nearly 600 physicians deliver care at Wellmont facilities.
Wellmont hospitals have been recognized as Top 100 performers in heart care, intensive care and performance improvement. Wellmont was the 2007 recipient of the Tennessee Excellence Award.