Valley Health Announces Key Administrative and Clinical Promotions
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Valley Health Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce key administrative and clinical promotions within its organization.
Promoted to vice president positions are Mathew Weimer, MD, as Vice President of Health Services and Chief Medical Officer; Josh Hammonds as Vice President of Data Informatics and Chief Information Officer; and Mary-Beth Brubeck as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Other clinical promotions include the announcement of Brett Wellman, FNP-C, as Chief Quality Officer and Associate Operations Officer; and Debbie Zuberbuehler, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Operations Officer.
Valley Health President and CEO, Steve Shattls, states, “In light of Valley Health’s growth and in response to leaders who are preparing to retire, these leadership transitions within our organization have been designed to meet the needs of our dynamic and progressive organization.”
Shattls, continued, “At Valley Health, we are highly dedicated to leadership development, and the individuals who have been flagged to take on larger roles – all of whom have proven track records of success within our organization – are products of that development. They have rightfully earned their promotions, and we have confidence that as a team, they will take Valley Health to even higher levels of clinical, operational and financial performance.”
In their roles, Valley Health’s new leaders are responsible for the following:
Mathew Weimer, MD, as Vice President of Health Services and Chief Medical Officer is responsible for overall patient services, overseeing the quality of care and serving as the principal clinical liaison with members of the healthcare delivery system. In addition, Dr. Weimer will continue to actively maintain his family medicine practice at Valley Health – Milton
Josh Hammonds as Vice President of Data Informatics and Chief Information Officer is responsible for the organization’s technological support as well as for the oversight of the use of information technology within the organization. Hammonds ensures all systems necessary to support Valley Health’s operations and objectives are in place.
Mary-Beth Brubeck as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer is responsible for management of all financial functions of the organization as well as the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives. Brubeck assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer on January 1st.
Brett Wellman, FNP-C, as Chief Quality Officer and Associate Operations Officer is responsible for continuous quality improvement activities for the organization as well as maintaining administrative oversight duties for multiple health centers and services lines. Wellman is further assuming responsibility for pharmacy operations and will continue to care for the needs of patients as a family medicine, urgent care and Medication-Assisted Treatment Program provider at various Valley Health sites.
Debbie Zuberbuehler, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Operations Officer is responsible for maintaining clinical and patient care standards as well as maintaining administrative oversight duties for multiple health centers and service lines.
Valley Health Systems, Inc. is a network of more than 30 non-profit health centers and public programs. A Tri-State leader in the delivery of primary healthcare since 1975, Valley Health provides services to nearly 70,000 across southern West Virginia and southeastern Ohio every year. Those services include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, ob/gyn, behavioral health, dentistry, otolaryngology, audiology, optical care, school-based health care, x-ray services, lab services, pharmacy services, WIC and other specialized medical programs.