Valley Health is a nonprofit organization providing healthcare to people in and around an area known as the Top of Virginia, as well as parts of West Virginia and Maryland. Valley Health operates six hospitals in the geographic area, providing nearly 600 inpatient beds and more than 100 long term care beds. On a yearly basis, Valley Health averages more than 30,000 inpatient admissions and more than 140,000 emergency room visits, with total outpatient encounters numbered around 800,000. The organization employs more than 5,000 people and has a medical staff of more than 500 professionals.
Part of the organization is Valley Medical Transportation. It provides licensed ambulance and other medical transportation to patients within the area, handling more than 23,000 calls per year.
“We are a for-profit service providing commercial and 911 on-demand emergency ambulance transportation,” said Gary Dalton, Program Manager for Valley Medical Transportation.