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 New Data Show Virginia’s Hospitals Continue to Face Financial Challenges Virginia Health Information 2014 Figures Reveal Negative Operating Margins at Many Hospitals Across Virginia RICHMOND, VA – Newly released figures from Virginia Health Information (VHI), the agency that…

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VHHA Debuts 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 Debuts Quality and Patient Safety Scorecards Interactive Online Tool Provides Access to Hospital-Specific Quality and Patient Safety Report Cards RICHMOND, VA – Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems are committed to providing the…

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VHHA Debuts Virginia Hospitals: Our Lifeline Campaign

Public Education Effort Explains the Importance of Virginia’s Hospitals, and the Financial Challenges that Threaten Access to Care and Local Economies Visit www.ISupportVirginiaHospitals.com RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association is embarking on a statewide public awareness campaign to alert Virginians to the financial challenges confronting Virginia hospitals, and to explain how those…

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VHHA Relaunches FOCUS Publication

August 2015 Edition Explores how Government Mandates Financially Stress Virginia Hospitals, Threatening the Economy, and Public Health RICHMOND, VA – VHHA is relaunching its venerable publication FOCUS with a redesigned look as part of the Association’s ongoing public outreach and communication efforts. The publication, which will be issued monthly, has been in circulation for decades….

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VHHA Debuts Community Health Dashboards

(Published: August 12, 2015) Interactive Online Tool Provides Easy, User-Friendly Access to Population and Health Statistics Sorted By Legislative Regions RICHMOND, VA – The process of geographically collating Virginia health and demographic data can be painstaking work. Thankfully, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s research team has done it for you. VHHA recently unveiled its…

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VHHA Releases 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) seeks to be recognized as the driving force behind making Virginia the healthiest state in the nation by 2020. To this end, VHHA’s mission is to assist in the transformation of the health system by focusing on delivering principled, innovative and effective advocacy, and offering resources and tools…

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VHHA Response to King vs. Burwell Ruling

Access to Affordable Health Care for Millions of Americans, Thousands of Virginians, Protected by Supreme Court Health Insurance Decision RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association President and CEO Sean Connaughton issued the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the King vs. Burwell case: “This decision protects vital access…

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Virginia Hospital Week Runs May 10-16

Virginia’s Hospitals Employ 123,508 People; Generate $34.8 Billion in Economic Activity ***Learn More: www.VirginiaHospitalWeek.com*** RICHMOND– May 10th to 16th will mark Virginia Hospital Week in the Commonwealth, a celebration of the great work done by Virginia’s hospitals and health systems day in and day out. The importance of Virginia’s hospitals to the quality of life…

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New Report Shows Hospitals Serve as Key Economic Engines in Virginia

Virginia’s Hospitals Generated $35.8 Billion in Economic Activity in 2013: Employed 115,026 People; Supported an Additional 236,539 Jobs Statewide RICHMOND. Virginia’s hospitals employed 115,026 people and generated $35.8 billion dollars in economic activity in 2013. Nationally hospitals employed 5.6 million people and created nearly $2.6 trillion in economic activity. The economic contribution of Virginia’s hospitals,…

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