REVIEW Magazine: Combating the Opioid Crisis

The Summer 2018 edition of REVIEW Magazine profiles programs and strategies found in hospitals and health systems across Virginia as part of the ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic. In the pages ahead, you can read about initiatives at HCA Virginia's Retreat Doctors' Hospital, Bon Secours Virginia, Valley Health, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, Carilion...

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REVIEW Magazine: Health Innovation

The March 2018 edition of REVIEW Magazine profiles several different innovative approaches and strategies employed by hospitals and health systems around Virginia to improve patient care and outcomes. In the pages ahead, you can read about the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, the mental health arm of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, that...

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REVIEW Magazine: High Reliability and Safety Culture Success Stories

The Virginia Hospital  & Healthcare Association is pleased to release the latest edition of REVIEW Magazine, a triannual publication of the Association. This issue features high reliability and safety culture success stories from Virginia hospitals and health systems that have been profiled as part of the Virginia Patient Safety Organization's ongoing Brown Bag Webinar Series. The series...

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REVIEW Magazine: Hospital Week (May 2017)

The Virginia Hospital  & Healthcare Association is pleased to release the latest edition of REVIEW Magazine to coincide with Hospital Week 2017 (May 7-13). This edition of REVIEW, a triannual publication, features stories from hospitals and health systems throughout the Commonwealth that spotlight health care quality and safety improvement successes, patient testimonials, and the exploits of compassionate,...

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REVIEW Magazine: Health Care Quality (January 2017)

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association is pleased to announce the relaunch of REVIEW Magazine as a triannual publication focusing on important health care stories happening throughout the Commonwealth at hospitals, health systems, and the Association. Virginia is blessed to have a high-quality network of health care providers that support public access to health care,...

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July 2014 Review - Coverage Gap Remains

VHHA's hospitals and health systems worked to shape the many important health proposals on the General Assembly’s agenda during the 2014 “long session.” This summary describes final action during the General Assembly’s regular session on those measures with most significant impact on hospitals and health systems. Because legislators did not agree on a new 2014-2016...

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January 2014 Review - Health Care Center Stage

During the 2014 Virginia General Assembly Session, consideration will be given to providing health insurance coverage to uninsured Virginians. Clearly, VHHA members support finding some pathway to cover the 250,000 or more Virginians who lack coverage and could be eligible to participate in the state’s Medicaid program or some alternative solution tailored to Virginia’s needs. A feature of...

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August 2013 Review - Health on the Hill

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was enacted with assumptions that health insurance coverage would expand. As an offset to coverage expansion, provider payments were to be reduced over time, presumably corresponding with increased levels of Medicaid, health benefit exchange or private sector insurance coverage. Those assumptions are unlikely to be met under current circumstances. Some...

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