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.
Latest Issue: Review
Coverage Gap RemainsThis summary describes final action during the General Assembly’s regular session on important health proposals with most significant impact on hospitals and health systems.
Latest Issue: FOCUS
The Importance of COPNThis issue explores the purpose, function, and importance of Virginia’s COPN law as a mechanism to support health care access, charity care, and control costs.
What drives HCAHPS Scores in Virginia Hospitals?
Hospital Characteristics Associated with Higher Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Scores in Virginia HospitalsSeven characteristics thought to influence Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey scores were tested. Two of seven factors were found to influence HCAHPS scores.