Sovah Health – Danville published its community benefit report for the 2021 calendar year. This yearly report outlines specific ways the hospital is positively contributing to the Dan River region and spotlights the various ways it is working to support the health and well-being of the community it calls home – an investment which has become increasingly essential in recent years.
Sovah Health – Danville’s 2021 community benefit report highlights its continued efforts to meet the growing healthcare needs of its community through welcoming new providers, adding and expanding service lines and continually investing in its facilities and healthcare technology. For example, in 2021, Sovah Health – Danville added 17 providers in hospital and emergency medicine, anesthesiology, orthopedics, and pediatrics; and made nearly $5 million in capital improvements, including OR and facilities equipment upgrades, a cath lab IS replacement, and a new portable x-ray machine.
Additionally, Sovah Health – Danville made a donation of nearly $25 million in health services to those in need, demonstrating its continuous commitment to ensuring everyone has access to care, regardless of their ability to pay.
Sovah Health – Danville is also devoted to creating environments where providers want to practice and employees want to work. In 2021, the hospital distributed more than $80 million in salaries, wages and benefits for its more than 1,050 employees, and contributed more than $200,000 in professional development and tuition assistance so all its employees can have the opportunity to learn, grow and improve the care they provide their patients.
This year’s annual report also showcases several examples of how Sovah Health – Danville is continually seeking ways to make a positive impact in the communities it serves, extending far beyond the physical walls of its facilities. Last year, the organization paid $15 million in local, state, and federal taxes, displaying its commitment to fiscal responsibility in an effort to boost the Dan River Region’s economic well-being. The hospital is also honored to continue its support of local activities and organizations that contributes to making the community healthier, including Boys and Girls Club of the Danville Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Danville Parks and Rec, DPC Cancer Association, and the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.
Sovah Health – Danville’s complete 2021 community benefit report is available here
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