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Mon Health Enters Affiliation Agreement with Highland-Clarksburg Hospital

Posted Date: 4/12/2022
Mon Health and Highland-Clarksburg Hospital Enter Affiliation Agreement

Mon Health and Highland-Clarksburg Hospital Sign Affiliation Agreement on April 12, 2022
L-R: David Goldberg, President & CEO of Mon Health System; Victoria Jones, CEO of Highland-Clarksburg Hospital; Jill Rice, Board Chair of Highland-Clarksburg Hospital; Former State Senator Roman Prezioso, Board Chair of Mon Health Medical Center
 

Mon Health System and Highland-Clarksburg Hospital have entered into an affiliation agreement to ensure Clarksburg area citizens continue to have independent behavioral and mental healthcare choices close to home.

The agreement, which was endorsed by the board of directors of both entities, allows Highland-Clarksburg Hospital, an acute behavioral and mental health hospital, to achieve operational cost efficiencies using Mon Health business support services in this new clinical affiliation. Highland-Clarksburg Hospital will continue to focus on the behavioral healthcare needs of its community under the oversight of its local board of directors.

“Ensuring sustainable behavioral health services is needed now more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reputation of Highland-Clarksburg Hospital for its expertise and support of the community means a great deal to the region,” said David Goldberg, President and CEO of Mon Health System. “We are honored to help the hospital like we did with Grafton City Hospital and Minnie Hamilton Health System when aligning programs to enhance access and services close to home where it matters most.”

Throughout West Virginia, community health systems like Mon Health are working collaboratively and creating alliances to maintain a strong network of hometown top-quality hospitals that have a legacy of serving their communities with distinction.

“The affiliation agreement with Mon Health System ensures Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is able to continue providing the highest quality, most comprehensive behavioral health services in Harrison County and surrounding areas for adults and youth,” said Victoria Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Highland-Clarksburg Hospital. “Being able to do so within a health system that not only prioritizes serving individuals close to home, but does so with the highest distinction of care, is an honor and one that will create great efficiencies for individuals requiring these much-needed services in West Virginia.”

“When community hospitals align with community-based healthcare systems like Mon Health to improve efficiencies, the biggest winners are the citizens that Highland-Clarksburg Hospital serves,” said Ron Stovash, Mon Health System Board Chairman. “Mon Health is proud to live up to its not-for-profit mission and its legacy by stepping up to help maintain behavioral healthcare choices in the Clarksburg community.”

To learn more about Highland-Clarksburg Hospital, visit HighlandClarksburgHospital.com.
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