Virginia Health Care Community Partners to Develop New Medical Screening Guidelines for Evaluating Psychiatric Patients

Virginia’s hospitals, emergency physicians, and the state’s behavioral health agency have created a landmark new set of protocols for assessing the medical condition of patients experiencing a psychiatric crisis to ensure those patients are admitted to the appropriate facility to meet their treatment needs. More

Virginia among Top Three States in National Patient Safety Ranking

Virginia is a top three state in the Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade scores from the Leapfrog Group. The state rankings reflect the number of “A” graded hospitals in a given state. In all, 34 Virginia hospitals received “A” grades from Leapfrog, a national health care patient safety ranking organization. More

VHHA Launches New Radio, Digital Ads in Support of New Health Care Coverage Enrollment

This week, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) launched radio and digital ads that will be in circulation throughout November to encourage the 400,000 Virginians who are newly eligible for low-cost health care coverage in the Commonwealth to visit to enroll for new coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2019. More

REVIEW - November 2018

Addressing Workplace Violence in Health Care

The Fall 2018 edition of VHHA’s REVIEW Magazine focuses on the serious challenge of workplace violence in health care settings, which impacts health care staff at a rate much higher than in many other industries.

Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2019

Patient Safety: A Pulse Check

In it’s eighth year, the Virginia Patient Safety Summit continues to provide information and best practices to enhance patient safety, reduce the risk of error, and improve effectiveness of teams in the delivery of health care.
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