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Multi-State Healthcare Merger Draws Months-Long Protest

When a Kingsport, Tenn., hospital merged with Ballad Health, the monopoly healthcare provider drastically cut back the hospital’s services – sparking a months-long 24/7 protest.


Southwest Virginia Residents Hold Healthcare Forum

Over 130 residents from Southwest Virginia attended an educational forum on the potential impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.


Expanding Access to Transportation for Those in Need

Getting to and from work, school or medical appointments can be a challenge for many of the region’s most vulnerable residents, but public and private programs are working to close the transportation gap.