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Published on May 20, 2022


VHC Health Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Arlington, VA: May 20, 2022 – VHC Health, a community-based health system providing medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area, is excited to announce that Brian Stone, MD, MBA is the new Senior Vice President, and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) effective Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Dr. Stone will be taking over for David Lee, MD who stepped into the CMO role at a critical juncture for the health system during the pandemic.

Dr. Stone is an experienced physician executive with a background in healthcare strategy and management with proven success providing exceptional care and top-quality patient outcomes. Dr. Stone has been with VHC Health since 2014 when he started as the Chief of Pediatrics, and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Marjorie Sands Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Stone step in as the Senior Vice President and CMO and are excited to see the impact his hard work will have on the community,” said Chris Lane, President and CEO of VHC Health. “We also want to thank Dr. Lee, whose leadership during the pandemic was invaluable, guiding the Hospital through the implementation of COVID-19 vaccines as well as through numerous accreditation surveys and our recent achievement of 20 consecutive ‘A’ grades from the Leapfrog Group.”

Dr. Stone’s responsibilities as Chief Medical Officer will include overseeing the clinical and quality initiatives that advance the health system’s mission to provide the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to the community.

About VHC HealthTM:
VHC Health provides exceptional medical services as the region’s community health system. Virginia Hospital Center was recently designated a 2021 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, selected for the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and has received 20 consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group. Virginia Hospital Center is a 453-bed not-for-profit teaching facility and designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. VHC Health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – a national network of independent healthcare organizations.