Virginia Hospitals Earn “A” Grades for Patient Safety from National Safety Rating Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospitals Earn “A” Grades for Patient Safety from National Safety Rating Organization New Scores from the Leapfrog Group show 41 Virginia Hospitals Earning “A” Grades, Placing Virginia Among the Top Five States in the Latest Health Care…

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Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Hosts 91st Annual Fall Meeting Nov. 1-3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Hosts 91st Annual Fall Meeting Nov. 1-3 Conference at The Omni Homestead Resort Themed “The Power of Engagement: Elevating the Patient Experience”  HOT SPRINGS, VA – This week, the Virginia Hospital Research &…

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VHREF Hosts Opioid Epidemic Lecture and Panel Discussion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation Hosts Opioid Epidemic Lecture and Panel Discussion Keynote address delivered by nationally-renowned author Sam Quinones, followed by a panel discussion highlighting response efforts by the medical, law enforcement, and legislative communities. RICHMOND,…

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VHHA Unveils New Patient and Family Experience Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Unveils New Patient and Family Experience Resources VHHA’s Center for Healthcare Excellence launches new Patient and Family Experience webpage, and debuts new Patient and Family Experience Improvement Guide with best practices for health…

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Gubernatorial Candidates Gillespie, Northam Speak to Virginia Hospital Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Gubernatorial Candidates Gillespie, Northam Speak to Virginia Hospital Leaders Leading candidates for Virginia Governor, and Lieutenant Governor nominee Justin Fairfax, participate in health care forum at VHHA headquarters RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA)…

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Virginia Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally for Health Care Quality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com   Virginia Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally for Health Care Quality Federal Government’s AHRQ Report Assesses Performance of Health Care Delivery System, Identifies Areas of Strengths and Weaknesses in Health Care RICHMOND, VA – A recent federal…

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VHHA Updates Quality and Patient Safety Scorecards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Updates Quality and Patient Safety Scorecards Data Show Statewide Hospital Improvement on Five Key Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Metrics RICHMOND, VA – Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems are dedicated to delivering…

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Virginia Hospital Community Develops Cybersecurity Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital Community Develops Cybersecurity Guidelines to Help Protect Health Care Information Systems in the Face of Cyber Attack Threats Cybersecurity Task Force Established by Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Board of Directors Developed Virginia-Specific Best Practices and…

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Focused Efforts by Virginia Hospitals Result in the Commonwealth Achieving Lowest Early Elective Delivery Rate in the Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Focused Efforts by Virginia Hospitals Result in the Commonwealth Achieving Lowest Early Elective Delivery Rate in the Nation State Early Elective Deliveries Decline from 8 Percent in Recent Years to 1.3 Percent due to Partnership Involving Virginia Hospitals,…

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