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March 30, 2010
Joe Carpenter, Richard Crowder, and Dr. Bill Lanehart have been elected to the Alleghany Regional Hospital Board of Trustees. Carpenter is retired from the Covington School System and currently works at the Boys Home in Covington. Crowder retired from AET and is currently a consultant with CLEAR LLC. Lanehart, a pathologist at ARH, has served on the Board in his role as president of the ARH Medical Staff, but has now been elected to the Board as a physician representative.
March 03, 2010
The incidence of chronic wounds throughout the Alleghany Highlands follows national trends, with the rate increasing by approximately 10 percent annually. Chronic wounds are generally the result of complications from diabetes, circulatory problems, and inadequate pressure relief. The mission of the Advanced Wound Center is to provide quality wound care and education to achieve optimal wound healing, wound management, and prevention outcomes.
March 02, 2010
With the passage by the Virginia General Assembly of House Bill 371, patroned by Delegate James M. Shuler, a vital health care service to seniors can be pursued and new jobs created in Alleghany County.