VHHA hosts several yearly meetings for its membership. Each offers unique educational opportunities tailored for specific audiences. View our calendar to see these and other VHHA/VHREF educational offerings throughout the year.
This free learning session provides current and leading thoughts and best practices for engaging patients and families in improving the patient/family experience across health care settings. Morning keynotes will be followed by a networking lunch and breakout sessions for patient/family engagement and care transitions/readmissions.
Target audience: Leaders in patient experience, patient advocacy, quality, safety, clinical practices and care transitions. Facilities are encouraged to bring patient advisors and advocates.
This two-day patient safety summit will provide information and strategies to enhance patient safety, reduce the risk of error, and improve effectiveness of teams in the delivery of healthcare. Participants will discuss methods for healthcare professionals to involve and collaborate with patients and families in all aspects of care across the continuum. The Commonwealth of Virginia has designated Patient Safety Day as February 2, 2015. An opportunity is provided for participants to visit the General Assembly with a focus on Patient Safety.
Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, other clinical professionals, home health care professionals, long-term care professionals, hospital and health system CEOS and senior executives, patient safety officers, directors of quality, risk managers and faculty engaged in undergraduate and graduate education for health care professionals
Sponsor the 2015 Virginia Patient Safety Summit, January 29-30 at The Marriott Downtown in Richmond.
2015 Legislative Issues Conference
This conference provides an opportunity for health care leaders to learn more about the legislative process, meet with members of the General Assembly and discuss key issues affecting hospitals and health systems throughout Virginia. Your presence in Richmond at this strategic time during the 2015 General Assembly Session will make a difference in the outcome of legislation moving through the General Assembly. More information will be available soon.
Target audience: Hospital and health system executives, trustees, VHHA forum members, volunteers and auxilians