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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Virginia Hospital Week 2017 (May 7-13) Offers Opportunity to Celebrate Virginia Hospitals’ Vital Importance to the Commonwealth as Essential Health Care Providers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital Week 2017 (May 7-13) Offers Opportunity to Celebrate Virginia Hospitals’ Vital Importance to the Commonwealth as Essential Health Care Providers VHHA Releases new REVIEW Magazine Edition Highlighting Hospital Stories, Launches ‘Patients Come First’ Podcast Series Profiling…

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Virginia Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Exceptional Patient Safety Performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospitals and Health Systems Earn National Recognition for Exceptional Patient Safety Performance New Rankings from National Safety Rating Organizations, the Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades, show Virginia Hospitals Demonstrating Important Progress in the Ongoing Work of Enhancing Health…

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VHHA Board of Directors Elects Officers at VHREF “Driving Health Care Innovation in Virginia” Spring Conference 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 Officers at VHREF “Driving Health Care Innovation in Virginia” Spring Conference in Williamsburg Board Officers Include Sentara Healthcare Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michael V. Gentry, Valley Health System President and…

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New Report Shows Hospitals Help Power Virginia’s Economy by Providing Thousands of Jobs and Billions in Economic Activity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com New Report Shows Hospitals Help Power Virginia’s Economy by Providing Thousands of Jobs and Billions in Economic Activity In 2015, Virginia Hospitals Accounted for 125,674 Jobs and Nearly $40 Billion in State Economic Output RICHMOND, VA – Hospitals…

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2017 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Commences This Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com 2017 Virginia Patient Safety Summit Commences This Week Roughly 400 Participants Expected at the 6th Annual Event, Scheduled for Feb. 2-3 in Richmond, Whose Theme is “The Human Factor: Optimizing Safety for Patients and Providers” RICHMOND, VA –…

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2017 Virginia Hospital Lobby Day: “Do No Harm”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospitals Support Behavioral Health, Cybersecurity Proposals, New Mason-Dixon Poll Shows Majority of Virginians Want Restraint on Major Health Care Policy Changes Due to Washington Uncertainty Virginia Hospitals Ask Elected Leaders to “Do No Harm” to the Health…

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