HICKORY–Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) recently announced the
addition of Billy Price, MD, to its Board of Trustees, according to J.
Anthony Rose, president and CEO of the medical center. “We are very
pleased that these key community citizens will lend their leadership and
expertise as board members as Catawba Valley Medical Center continues
to serve area citizens with quality healthcare,” said Rose.
Dr. Price, who practices at Catawba Valley Internal Medicine in Hickory,
was pleased to become a Board Trustee at CVMC. “I continue to be
extremely proud of CVMC’s vision and mission for the Catawba Valley
and Unifour area. I have had the opportunity to observe first-hand the
administration and staff excel in challenging times through having served
previously during eight great years at the institution. I look forward
to serving during a time of expected healthcare changes, knowing that
CVMC will continue to provide exceptional care to Catawba Valley residents,”
Dr. Price said.
Officers for the 2010 Catawba Valley Medical Center’s Board of Trustees are:
- Ronald H. Lindler, BB&T Senior Vice President and Area Executive, Chairman
- Alan Forshey, MD, Newton Family Physicians, Vice-Chairman
- Rita Busbee, Medicap Pharmacy, Claremont, Secretary
- Steve Ikerd, Owner of Ikerd Enterprises, Treasurer
Catawba Valley Medical Center is a not-for-profit, public healthcare system
in Hickory, NC providing and promoting the physical, mental, emotional
and spiritual well-being of the public in addition to serving as a center
for health education, wellness services, preventative medicine and acute
care. CVMC, three times recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center as a Magnet facility, was recently named as a “Distinguished
Hospital for An Outstanding InPatient Experience” by J.D. Power
and Associates as well as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance
of Healthcare Providers.