2015 VHHA Healthcare Hero Award Winners

The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association Healthcare Hero Award recognizes state legislator(s) who epitomize leadership, advocacy, and dedication to the mission of VHHA in their community and the Virginia General Assembly. We are pleased to announce the inaugural 2015 award recipients: Delegate Terry G. Kilgore Senator Richard L. Saslaw Delegate David J. Toscano Senator Emmett W....

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VHHA Statement Regarding Governor McAuliffe’s Proposed Biennial Budget

Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Statement Regarding Governor McAuliffe’s Proposed Biennial Budget RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) today released the following statement in response to Governor Terence R. McAuliffe’s proposed budget for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018. In his budget...

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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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