CHARLESTON - Representatives from Camden Clark Medical Center participated in the West Virginia Hospital Association's annual Hospital Day at the Legislature on Feb. 6.
The day began with a legislative breakfast in the Culture Center where more than 25 legislators from around the state discussed key issues of concern to West Virginia hospitals.
Mike King, chairman of the association Board of Trustees and CEO and president of Camden Clark Medical Center, welcomed legislators and association members. Special guest speakers included state Sen. Ron Stollings, chairman of the Senate Health and Human Resources Committee, and Delegate Don Perdue, chairman of the House Health and Human Resources Committee.
Joe Letnaunchyn, left, president and CEO, West Virginia Hospital Association, stands with Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, center, and Mike King, CEO and president of Camden Clark Medical Center.
The event included a proclamation issued by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proclaiming Feb. 6 as Hospital Day in the Mountain State.
King introduced Tomblin, who delivered the official proclamation in the Governor's Reception Room.
The remainder of the day allowed participants to attend Senate and House floor sessions, committee meetings and to meet with local legislators to discuss association target issues.
In addition to King, Camden Clark employees who attended Hospital Day included Tim Brunicardi, director of marketing and public affairs; Heidi Asbury, Camden Clark Physician Corporation business manager; Melissa Covert, occupational therapy team leader; Ashley Metts, clinical manager of cardiac services; and Kaitlin Kennelly, administrative intern.