When it comes to health care, Blacksburg residents are in good hands.
Sure, there are numerous hospitals in the surrounding areas, but with Montgomery Regional Hospital, quality care is provided right at home.
The 146-bed general acute care facility combines the personal attention of a small hospital with extensive services you would expect to find at a larger facility. With care offered in surgical, obstetrical, pediatric, emergency, orthopedic fields, as well as outpatient services, Blacksburg residents can rest assured they’ll receive good care right in their hometown. The hospital ranked in the 96th percentile for pneumonia care and in the 94th percentile for heart attack care, both scores well above the U.S. average.
Virginia Tech athletes can take advantage of MRH’s orthopedic services, an 11-bed unit that provides joint replacement or reconstruction, spine care and sports medicine, among other specialized care.
And moms-to-be couldn’t ask for a better place to start out than the birthing center at MRH. As soon as women learn a little one is on the way, they can take a number of classes, from infant CPR to sibling classes, which help big brothers and sisters get ready for the arrival of the new baby. The hospital’s focus on personalized care was created to make patients feel as if they are bringing their infant into a loving extended family, from grandma and grandpa to the delivery room nurse.
At The Imaging Center, patients waiting to get a CT scan, ultrasound or MRI can relax in a spa-like facility built with them in mind.
When it comes to caring for patients in more rural and outlying areas, the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine fully prepares future physicians to focus on care centered around the patient. By helping those in the medically underserved areas of Appalachia, they are helping the whole region become a healthier place.
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