Welcome to Valley Health Specialized Health Programs, where we understand that unique health needs require specialized care. Our dedicated team is committed to providing comprehensive and personalized programs designed to address specific health challenges. Whether it’s managing chronic conditions, supporting rehabilitation, or addressing complex health issues, our specialized programs are here to empower you on your journey to optimal health.
Why Choose Valley Health Specialized Health Programs?
- Individualized Approach: We recognize that every patient is unique, and our programs are tailored to address individual health needs, ensuring personalized care and attention.
- Expert Multidisciplinary Teams: Our specialized health programs are staffed by experienced and skilled multidisciplinary teams, including physicians, therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
- Cutting-Edge Technology: We leverage advanced technology and treatment modalities to provide the highest standard of care, ensuring that our patients benefit from the latest innovations in healthcare.
- Holistic Wellness: Our approach extends beyond treating specific conditions to promote overall well-being. We address the physical, emotional, and social aspects of health to support comprehensive wellness.
Our Specialized Health Programs Include:
Chronic Care Management (CCM) – Program for Medicare Patients
Offered at Valley Health – Huntington, Westmoreland, Teays Valley, Harts, Hurricane, Milton, East Huntington, Wayne, Upper Kanawha, Fort Gay, and Stepptown CCM provides Medicare patients individualized care designed to improve health and reduce spending for individuals with two or more chronic health conditions.
Examples of Chronic Conditions:
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia; Arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid); Asthma; Atrial fibrillation; Autism spectrum disorders; Cancer; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Depression; Diabetes; Heart failure; Hypertension; Ischemic heart disease; Osteoporosis
Our goal is to make sure you get the best care possible. We can help coordinate your visits with other doctors, facilities, lab, radiology or other testing; we can talk to you on the phone about your symptoms; we can help you with the management of your medications; and we will provide you with a comprehensive care plan. A nurse will be assigned to guide you through your care process. This same nurse will routinely contact you and be involved with all aspects of your health treatment.
Medicare covers most costs of CCM. Talk with your insurance company directly to find out what your co-payment will be.
Black Lung Program
Valley Health Systems provides specialized respiratory care and ancillary services for patients with occupational lung diseases. Three of Valley’s primary care centers, Upper Kanawha, Harts, and Stepptown, offer services to workers with black lung, silicosis, and asbestosis. Valley services include an array of diagnostic, treatment, and benefits counseling options.
Healthcare for the Homeless
Valley Health has special designation by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to serve patients who are experiencing homelessness under the Health Care for the Homeless Health Centers funding, Section 330 (h) of the Public Health Service Act. As a healthcare for the homeless designee, Valley Health provides direct access for patients experiencing homelessness in the Huntington and surrounding communities for medical, dental, behavioral health (which includes substance use disorder treatments) and women’s health services. Valley Health partners with three other West Virginia entities to reach beyond the greater Huntington service area to provide access for other persons experiencing homelessness in the state.
Homeless Health Providers include:
- Monongahela Valley Association of Health Centers, Inc. (located at 1322 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554)
- Community Health Systems, Inc. (located at 252 Rural Acres Drive, Beckley, WV 25801)
- Wheeling Health Right, Inc. (located at 61 29th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003)
Valley Health serves as a portal to care for persons experiencing homelessness at all sites, and patient care is integrated throughout the system to ensure all resources are explored. Valley Health frequently collaborates with and through efforts of the Huntington City Mission, Harmony House, Marshall University, and others to provide care and support to this special population, as well.
Infectious Disease Clinic
Valley Health offers screenings, treatments, and preventative medications for Hepatitis C and active HIV infections, as well as HIV Prep (preventive) and HIV Post-exposure as well as syphilis. We also offer many more Infectious Disease testing and prevention.
Our caring staff are here to welcome and educate our community for all their Health Care Needs. One does not need to be a current patient, nor is a referral required to receive our Infectious Disease Services. As always, Valley Health takes great pride in confidentiality for all our patients.
Holistic Wellness: Valley Health and our Infectious Disease Department promote overall well-being! We support the physical, emotional, and social aspects of wellness. We are dedicated to helping educate and serve not only individuals but also our communities.
Ready to explore how Valley Health Specialized Health Programs can support your unique health needs? Contact us today to schedule a consultation, learn more about our programs, or discuss how we can tailor our services to meet your specific health goals. Your path to specialized care and improved well-being starts here.