Wellmont Health System, founded in 1996 to be a model of excellence for the provision of healthcare and wellness services, is the premier healthcare provider in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The integrated healthcare delivery system is comprised of Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va., and Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Va. Wellmont's broad scope of services ranges from community-based acute care to highly specialized tertiary services including neonatal intensive care and two trauma centers. Wellmont Madison House, located in Kingsport, provides assisted living and a therapeutic day program for frail elderly persons and mid-life adults with a chronic illness. Medical care in the home is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through Wellmont Home Care. And Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol offers care for terminally ill patients in a comfortable environment. Wellmont Health System hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.