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 4-12 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.

Review

Coverage Gap Remains

This summary describes final action during the General Assembly’s regular session on important health proposals with most significant impact on hospitals and health systems.
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Using Big Data to Analyze Health Care Trends

This edition of VHHA’s FOCUS provides an overview of the immersive and interactive data and analytics tools developed to assist hospitals and health systems striving for enhanced operational efficiency, and to help better inform the public and policy makers about the complex nature of health care delivery.

2016 Community Benefit Annual Report

Caring for Our Communities

VHHA is pleased to share its annual Community Benefit Report highlighting the substantial community contributions Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems make each day. Hospitals’ 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 throughout the Commonwealth.
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2016 VHHA HosPAC Health Care Hero Awards

Eight esteemed state lawmakers are recipients of the 2016 HosPAC Hero Award that recognizes state legislators who epitomize leadership, advocacy, and dedication to the mission of the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association in the community and the Virginia General Assembly. More
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Virginia Health Care Community United in Zika Prevention and Response Efforts

Virginia health care leaders gathered today to share prevention tips to combat the spread of the Zika virus, and to alert the public to the ongoing collaboration that exists between public health officials and private providers to address public health concerns. More
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Virginia Hospital Week 2016 (May 8-14) Highlights the Many Ways Hospitals Show ‘Patients Come First’

Across the nation and in the Commonwealth, May 8-14, 2016 is Hospital Week. This week is an opportunity to celebrate the great work done by Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems each day. More
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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.
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.
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VHHA will update this page every weekday with relevant national and statewide health care news. If you have items of particular interest you would like to see posted here, please contact VHHA.

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