Commissioners Write Letter for Suppor...

Commissioners Write Letter for Support in Highland Hospital Move

There are 4 comments on the WDTV Bridgeport story from Oct 20, 2011, titled Commissioners Write Letter for Support in Highland Hospital Move. In it, WDTV Bridgeport reports that:

Harrison County commissioners wrote a letter to Senator Joe Manchin asking for his help to bring Highland Hospital to Clarksburg.

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Margie

Shanks, WV

#2 Oct 21, 2011
Good thing to support. Needed.
Bertha

Elkins, WV

#3 Oct 22, 2011
Thank you Commissioners. You work well for our communities.
Doreen

Clarksburg, WV

#4 Apr 8, 2012
Much needed service in Clarksburg area. Mental health services are over crowded. United Summitt center is great however are in need of psychiatrist, inpatient, and long term care.
Please break ground!
support fgh

Fairmont, WV

#5 Apr 8, 2012
The State changed the rules so WVUH could locate the new UHC facility to strategically infringe on the Marion County market. This caused FGH to lose sole provider status and over $2 million in federal funding. To compensate, FGH expands the mental health in-patient care wing. Now Highland will "steal" that patient base. It appears that there is a mission "by the powers to be" to sink FGH. Come on Rockefeller, Manchin, McKinley and Tomblyn. If you are serious about providing quality and effecient health care to Marion County citizens, stop trying to sink FGH and start supporting it. I don't blame Clarksburg, they had UHC "stolen" from their city.

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