21 Virginia Chambers of Commerce Endorse Increased Health Care Coverage Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2018 More Virginia Chambers of Commerce Express Support for Increased Health Care Coverage Access, Citing Positive Economic Benefits Regional Chambers from Northern, Southside, Southwest, Southeastern, Northwest, and Central Virginia Join the Call for Increased Health Care Access to Create Jobs, Help Workers, Boost the Economy, and Enhance Wellness RICHMOND, VA...

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Virginia Celebrates Hospital Week 2018 (May 6-12)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital Week 2018 (May 6-12) Offers Opportunity to Celebrate Virginia Hospitals’ Vital Importance to the Commonwealth as Essential Health Care Providers VHHA Launches New ‘Virginia Hospital Media Dashboard,’ Releases New Edition of ‘FOCUS’ Publication Highlighting Positive Hospital...

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VHHA Board of Directors Elects 2018-2019 Officers at Annual Meeting in Williamsburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Board of Directors Elects 2018-2019 Officers at Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Outstanding Health Care Leaders Recognized Newly Elected Board Officers Include Valley Health System President and CEO Mark H. Merrill, Mary Washington Healthcare President and CEO Dr....

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Virginia Hospitals, Virginia Department of Health Partner on New Population Health Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospitals, Virginia Department of Health Partner on New Population Health Effort The ‘Partnering for a Healthy Virginia Initiative’ Focuses on Enhancing Community Health and Improving Key Population Health Metrics RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Department of Health...

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Joint Statement Supporting Expanded Health Care Coverage Access for Uninsured Virginians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018 Joint Statement Supporting Expanded Health Care Coverage Access for Uninsured Virginians Endorsed by 31 Organizations Representing Hospitals, Obstetrics, Gynecological, Emergency, Pediatric, and Podiatric Physicians, Nurses, Visiting Nurses, Nurse-Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Nursing Leaders, Emergency Medicine, Physical Therapists, Counselors, Rural Health Care, Community-Based Providers, Community Health Centers, Free Clinics, Oral...

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Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Unveils Updated Community Health Legislative Dashboards

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 Updated Community Health Legislative Dashboards Revamped Community Health Dashboards, an Interactive Online Tool that Provides User-Friendly Access to Health Statistics Sorted by Legislative Regions, Feature New Design and Food and Housing Stability...

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Data Shows Virginia Opioid Prescription Volume Trending Downward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Data Shows Virginia Opioid Prescription Volume Trending Downward An Analysis of the All-Payer Claims Database Over a Two-Year Period Found Overall Prescription Volumes Declined RICHMOND, VA – New analysis shows that opioid prescribing volumes in Virginia declined considerably...

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2018 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Returns to Richmond This Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com 2018 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Returns to Richmond This Week The Seventh Annual Event, Scheduled for February 1-2, Attracts Hundreds of Attendees to Richmond; 2018 Summit Theme is “Empowering the Line, Engaging the Team: Creating a Playbook for...

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Virginia Chambers of Commerce Support Coverage for the Uninsured and the Positive Economic Benefits it Provides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virginia Chambers of Commerce Support Coverage for the Uninsured and the Positive Economic Benefits it Provides Increased Health Care Access Will Create Jobs, Help Workers, Boost the Economy, and Enhance Wellness RICHMOND, VA – Prominent regional Chambers of Commerce from across the Commonwealth are in favor of Virginia recovering federal funding available...

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What They’re Saying About: New Polling Shows Virginians Overwhelmingly Support Increasing Access to Health Care

What They’re Saying About: New Polling Shows Virginians Overwhelmingly Support Increasing Access to Health Care State and national news outlets, right- and left-leaning online journals and radio personalities highlight statewide poll results showing overwhelming support (83 percent of Virginia voters in favor) for increasing access to health care for uninsured Virginians The Virginian-Pilot: “A new poll...

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