Sovah Health - Danville
Sovah Health -- Danville, a tertiary care academic community 250 bed hospital, is the primary hospital for the Dan River Region located on the border with North Carolina. The medical center has formal affiliations with Duke University Medical Center in Cardiology, Stroke (Telestroke) Care, Infectious Disease Control, and overall Quality Management. Sovah Health is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital features the region’s only designated national Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Sovah Health - Danville has comprehensive surgical services, 24-hour emergency services, a home health & hospice agency, an advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, a one-day surgery center, and medical & radiation oncology services. Other services include full-service radiology, a women’s & children’s center, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitations services, pediatric services, a state-of-the-art critical care unit, psychiatry & behavioral health and laboratory services. The hospital also features a medication administration system with pharmacy robotic and scanning technologies. Sovah Health - Danville has the largest surgical capacity in the area, including 13 surgical suites. Sovah Health's mission is Making Communities Healthier, with the vision of creating places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.
The hospital is a member of LifePoint Health, Inc. based in Brentwood, TN, a for-profit hospital network. Sovah Health – Danville is one of the largest LifePoint Health Hospitals.
Sovah Health - Danville is an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lynchburg College, James Madison University, Elon University, Campbell University, Danville Community College, Averett University, and other colleges.
Danville Virginia is a semi-rural southern city located in the Piedmont region of south central Virginia. Danville has all the qualities of small-town charm as well as the assets of a city with a variety of historical, cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. The area, about one-hour drive time from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 4 hours from the Atlantic Ocean beaches, has a mild year-round climate with typical southern summers and rare snowfall in the winter months. Situated on the banks of the Dan River, Danville exceeds expectations, with over 680 acres of parks and trails, 25 athletic fields, 23 playgrounds, 25 picnic sites and shelters, 30 miles of mountain bike trails, 9 miles of Riverwalk Trail, a skate park, a dog park, 2 disc golf courses, a ropes course, a zip line and over 2000 annual programs and events. Local attractions include the Carrington Pavilion, The Danville Science Center, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, AAF Tank Museum, The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, The Farmers Market at the Crossing of the Dan, Danville Braves, Virginia International Raceway and Martinsville Speedway. Danville, VA is enjoying an economic rebirth from a long tradition of historical significance, textile and furniture manufacturing, and agriculture with expanding higher educational institutes, manufacturing, and internet-based businesses. Its 19th century riverfront warehouses are part of the River District development project and include loft residences, restaurants, and shops.