New State Data Shows Increased Number of Virginia Hospitals Facing Financial Distress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com New State Data Shows Increased Number of Virginia Hospitals Facing Financial Distress From 2016 to 2017, Virginia Health Information Figures Show a Dramatic 43 Percent Increase in the Number of Virginia Hospitals with Negative Operating Margins RICHMOND, VA...

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2019 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Focuses on 20 Years of Patient Safety Efforts

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com 2019 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Convenes this week in Richmond, Focus on 20 Years of Patient Safety Efforts The Eighth Annual Event, Scheduled for Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Attracts Hundreds of Attendees to Richmond; 2019...

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VHHA Releases 2019 Community Benefit Report

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 Releases 2019 Community Benefit Report Annual Report Shows Virginia Hospitals and Health Systems Provided $3.29 Billion in Community Benefit to the Commonwealth in 2017 Through Free and Discounted Care, Support for Community Programs,...

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Virginia among Top Three States in National Patient Safety Ranking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia among Top Three States in National Patient Safety Ranking New Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade Scores show 34 Virginia Hospitals Earning “A” Grades as Community Hospitals across the Commonwealth Continue to Earn Accolades for Excellence in Patient...

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VHHA Launches New Radio, Digital Ads in Support of New Health Care Coverage Enrollment

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 Launches New Radio, Digital Ads in Support of New Health Care Coverage Enrollment Statewide Radio, Digital Ads Encouraging Virginians to Visit www.CoverVa.org to See if They are Eligible for New, Low-Cost Health Care...

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VHHA Foundation Hosts 92nd Annual Fall Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Foundation Hosts 92nd Annual Fall Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 The Theme of this Year’s Conference at The Omni Homestead Resort is “Beyond 2020: Redefining the Health Care Workforce” HOT SPRINGS, VA – This week, the VHHA Foundation...

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VHHA’s HosPAC Honors Recipients of 2018 Triple H (HosPAC Healthcare Hero) Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA’s HosPAC Honors Recipients of 2018 Triple H (HosPAC Healthcare Hero) Awards Governor Ralph Northam, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Chris Jones, Senate Finance Committee Co-Chairman Emmett Hanger Jr.,...

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VHHA Earns Prestigious National Health Care Quality Award from AHA & HRET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Earns Prestigious National Health Care Quality Award from American Hospital Association and Health Research & Education Trust Award Recognizes Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association for Demonstrating Exemplary Dedication and Leadership in Advancing Health Care Quality and Safety...

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Virginia Health Department, Hospitals, Nursing Homes Implement Comprehensive Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Response Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virginia Health Department, Hospitals, Nursing Homes Implement Comprehensive Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Response Plan Three Years in the Making, the Virginia Long-Term Mutual Aid Plan Establishes a Process for Long-Term Care Facilities to Assist Each Other During Disasters RICHMOND, VA – Following several years of planning and development, the Commonwealth of Virginia...

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