Chronic Disease Programs
Valley Health Hospitals Provide the Support You Need
The Chronic Disease Resource Center is now located at 333 W. Cork Street,
Suite 100, in Winchester, VA.
Living with chronic illnesses often requires a change in lifestyle, diet,
and behavior in order to accommodate new limits. However, that doesn’t
mean you have to do it alone, and it certainly does not mean you can no
longer enjoy what life has to offer. Valley Health offers a wide range
of chronic illness management programs to help patients cope with their
At Valley Health, we believe in becoming a part of our community, helping
all of us become healthier together. Our Virginia hospitals have won numerous
awards based on our approach, including the
U.S. News Best Regional Hospital Award for 2016 and a Leapfrog “A” rating
for Patient Safety in 2015. We believe in using our network of hospitals
in West Virginia and Virginia to help all of our patients and their families
live their healthiest, best lives as soon as possible.
Take a look at the different chronic disease programs we have below, and
contact us for more information.
Anticoagulation Management Program
Our program provides for patients who take blood thinners such as Coumadin or Warfarin.
When your physician refers you, you’ll have access to highly experienced
support staff and registered nurses Monday thru Friday from 8 to 4. Call
anytime for answers to your questions or any issues related to taking
blood thinners or Coumadin therapy.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Living Well is a program designed to help patients with COPD, a lifelong
disease that makes breathing difficult. Offered through the Chronic Disease
Resource Center at Valley Health, it provides patients with educational
classes, support, and goal-setting sessions in order to manage COPD effectively
and lead a fulfilling life. Call 540-536-0518 for more information.
Diabetes Management Program
The American Diabetes Association has recognized our
Diabetes Management program for meeting the National Standards for Diabetes self-management education.
Learn how you can live well while managing your diabetes effectively.
Enroll today by getting a physician referral.
Epogen (EPO) Clinic
For those with a risk of anemia due to chronic kidney disease, our EPO
clinic provides hematocrit level tests and Epogen injections. Patients
will visit us weekly to regularly check their blood levels and receive
their EPO shot.
Heart Failure Clinic
Get a referral from your primary care provider or cardiologist to enroll in our
Heart Failure clinic. An experienced nurse practitioner leads a team of nurses, pharmacists,
dietitians, and other specialists in order to help patients cope with
and manage their heart disease. Ask for a referral from your physician
if you’re interested in enrolling in our clinic.
For those who have no primary care provider, our Transition Center offers
care and support for discharged patients. It provides cost-effective and
efficient care, connecting our patients to the resources and support they
need. The team is led by a nurse practitioner, overseeing a group of registered
nurses, pharmacists, counselors, dietitians, and other specialists in
Learn more about each program by contacting us. Each of our hospitals offers
different services and programs, so be sure to call the Valley Health
Hospital nearest you to find out about the resources, education, and support
you could benefit from. We have six hospitals located in Virginia and
West Virginia, so find the Valley Health Hospital in your community today!
Smoking Cessation Classes
Quitting smoking is one of the most important things a patient with chronic
disease can do to improve their life. Valley Health offers the education,
tools and support needed to successfully quit smoking. When you’re
ready, Valley Health can help you quit for free.
Classes are held regularly at convenient locations across the region.