Asheville, North Carolina, September 29, 2014 – Capstone Health Alliance proudly announced Valley Health System has joined the Capstone membership. Headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health is comprised of six acute care facilities in Virginia and West Virginia. The system has a combined total of 594 licensed inpatient beds and 166 long-term care beds.
“We are pleased to join Capstone’s other health system and hospital members to cut costs, share best practices and improve the quality of care,” said Valley Health President & CEO Mark H. Merrill. “Valley Health has long been committed to reducing the cost of patient care to the community, and Capstone enhances our ability to do so.”
Regarding the addition of Valley Health, Tim Bugg, President & CEO of Capstone Health Alliance, says “Valley Health will be a fantastic addition to Capstone. We are pleased and honored to have Valley Health select Capstone as its partner to reduce cost. We look forward to a great relationship.”
The addition of Valley Health brings Capstone’s acute care membership to 48 Health Systems representing 123 Hospitals.
About Capstone Health Alliance
Headquartered in Asheville, NC, Capstone Health Alliance is a growing regional purchasing organization with acute and continuum of care members in over eight states. We deliver real savings and provide the kind of actionable data that enables better supply chain decisions. With a focus on helping our membership reduce costs, improve quality, and share best practices, Capstone members enjoy consistent price parity regardless of size or facility type. Our members can also harness the power of member collaboration to share best practices and improve clinical performance.