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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The Brown Bag Edition

The latest edition of VHHA’s REVIEW Magazine puts the spotlight on difference-making health care quality and safety initiatives occurring at several Virginia hospitals and health systems that have been the focus of monthly presentations made as part of the Virginia Patient Safety Organization’s ongoing Brown Bag webinar series.

Research Corner Edition: The Practical Application of Health Care Data

This issue of FOCUS spotlights the Research Corner digest columns produced by VHHA's Analytics Team, which leverages data to identify trends and yield insights that can help enhance our health care delivery system for patients.

2018 Community Benefit Annual Report

Caring for Our Communities

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association takes pride in publishing the annual Community Benefit Report. This publication is an important opportunity to highlight the substantial community contributions Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems make each day. These contributions include essential health services to support community well-being, free care provided to patients without insurance, and many other programs that support health care access and promote quality of life for citizens throughout the Commonwealth.

Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Unveils Updated Community Health Legislative Dashboards

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) has revamped and updated its online, interactive Community Health Legislative Dashboards tool that enables users to review key population and health statistics by region throughout the Commonwealth. More

Data Shows Virginia Opioid Prescription Volume Trending Downward

New analysis shows that opioid prescribing volumes in Virginia declined considerably during a two-year period spanning 2015-2016. This is an encouraging development at a time when law enforcement officials, elected leaders, health care professionals, community groups, and many other stakeholders are working to combat the opioid crisis. More
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Your Right to Decide
"Your Right to Decide" describes health care decision-making provisions of state law in terms that are easy to understand. It is the only summary of state law that is currently approved by the designated state agencies as required by the federal law.
Virginia is a state full of winners in the health care field. Some have excelled in the public eye; others have performed wonders quietly. To recognize these individuals and entities, VHHA has three award programs: Community Benefit Award, Wellness Award and the Outstanding Service Awards.

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