VHHA has multiple resources to assist its members and the general public to better understand the issues affecting Virginia's hospitals and health systems.
VHHA's pressroom includes media releases and all supplemental publications, including our monthly FOCUS article and our triannual Review magazine.
FOCUS is a policy piece, usually four pages in length, that explores in detail a particular issue. Review is VHHA's magazine that covers a wide variety of health care issues. Articles may be reprinted with permission from VHHA; please contact the communications department for more information.
Media-related questions may be directed to the VHHA communications department.
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Addressing Workplace Violence in Health CareThe 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.
Defining Universal Health Care & Challenges of Achieving ItThe issue of FOCUS takes a closer look at universal health care programs, how they function in various nations around the globe, how they are financed, and whether such a model could be compatible with the complex American health care delivery system.
2019 Annual Report on Community Benefit
Caring for Our CommunitiesVirginia’s hospitals and health systems provided almost $3.29 billion in community benefit and other types of community support in the Commonwealth in 2017 according to the 2019 Annual Report on Community Benefit by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. The amount of community benefit provided by Virginia’s tax-exempt hospitals exceeded the value of the tax exemptions they receive by $482 million.