On the Verge of Significant Federal Health Care Policy Changes, New Data Show Virginia’s Hospitals Continue to Face Financial Challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com On the Verge of Significant Federal Health Care Policy Changes, New Data Show Virginia’s Hospitals Continue to Face Financial Challenges Virginia Health Information 2015 Figures Reveal Negative Operating Margins at Many Hospitals Across Virginia RICHMOND, VA – Newly...

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Virginia Health Care Community Collaborates on Antibiotic Stewardship Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Maribeth Brewster Communication Manager Virginia Department of Health (804) 864-7008 Maribeth.brewster@vdh.virginia.gov Hedi Cho Communications Manager Medical Society of Virginia (804) 377-1025 hcho@msv.org Jenni Brockman Vice President, Communications Health Quality Innovators (804) 289-5320 jbrockman@hqi.solutions Julian Walker Vice President, Communications Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (804) 304-7402 jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Health Care Community Collaborates...

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VHHA Community Health Legislative Dashboards Updated, Redesigned

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 Community Health Legislative Dashboards Updated, Redesigned Enhancements to Interactive Online Tool Provide Easy, User-Friendly Access to Population and Health Statistics Sorted By Legislative Regions RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association has...

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VHHA, Participating Hospitals Selected to Continue Patient Safety Improvement Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA, Participating Hospitals Selected to Continue Patient Safety Improvement Work Virginia Hospitals’ Participation in Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks Effort Continues Achievements made under the Partnership for Patients Initiative RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA)...

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VHHA Honors 2016 HosPAC Health Care Hero Award Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Honors 2016 HosPAC Health Care Hero Award Recipients Eight Virginia General Assembly Members Who Exemplify Leadership on Health Care Issues Among This Year’s Winners RICHMOND, VA – Eight esteemed state lawmakers are recipients of the 2016 HosPAC...

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2016 VHHA HosPAC Health Care Hero Awards

Eight esteemed state lawmakers are recipients of the 2016 HosPAC Hero Award that recognizes state legislators who epitomize leadership, advocacy, and dedication to the mission of the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association in the community and the Virginia General Assembly. Award recipients for 2016 are Senator George L. Barker (D-Fairfax County); Delegate M. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna);...

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Virginia Health Care Community United in Zika Prevention and Response Efforts

Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Health Care Community United in Zika Prevention and Response Efforts Public health infrastructure, hospitals, and providers offer prevention tips and insight on preparation for integrated public health response to emergencies RICHMOND, VA – Virginia health care leaders gathered today to...

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Virginia Hospital Week 2016 (May 8-14) Highlights the Many Ways Hospitals Show ‘Patients Come First’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospital Week 2016 (May 8-14) Highlights the Many Ways Hospitals Show ‘Patients Come First’ Hospital Week is an Opportunity to Recognize the Good Work Hospitals Perform by Promoting Public Well-Being, Supporting Health Care Access, Providing Jobs, and...

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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 New Data Show Statewide Hospital Improvement Across all 13 Hospital-Specific Quality and Patient Safety Metrics RICHMOND, VA – Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems are dedicated to...

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VHHA Board of Directors Elects Officers at VHREF Spring Conference in Williamsburg

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 “A Pathway to a Healthier Virginia: Navigating Healthcare Reform” Spring Conference in Williamsburg Board Officers Include Augusta Health President and CEO Mary N. Mannix, Sentara Healthcare Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer...

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