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Ep. 4 – Patients Come First

The fourth episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Nurse Dana Hubbard, assistant nurse director for The Center for Heart & Vascular Care at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, about her clinical work, her love of goats, and how being a patient in treatment herself shapes how Hubbard works with patients…

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Ep. 3 – Patients Come First

The third episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Dr. John M. McCurley, Chief Medical Officer of Bon Secours Richmond Health System, about his role within Bon Secours and his unique background and experiences that led him to where he is today. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact…

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Ep. 2 – Patients Come First

The second episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Dr. Kelley Allison, a mammography radiologist with Sentara Healthcare’s Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive Breast Center, about her imaging diagnostic work and tips on regular screenings. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst…

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Ep. 1 – Patients Come First

The first episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with University of Virginia Medical School Public Health Sciences Professor and Researcher Aaron Yao, PhD, about his scholarly work on cancer outcomes in rural Appalachia. Send questions, comments, or feedback to pcfpodcast@vhha.com or contact us on Twitter @VirginiaHHA using the hashtag #PatientsComeFirst. Listen…

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May 2017 EED Press Conference

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, along with local hospital clinicians and representatives from the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) announce today that through collaborative work Virginia has achieved the lowest early elective delivery (EED) rate in the nation. In other words, Virginia is first in…

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Hospital Week 2017 – TWIR

During #HospitalWeek 2017, be sure to watch the latest episode of This Week in Richmond featuring Bon Secours Richmond Health System CEO Toni R. Ardabell and VHHA VP of Quality and Patient Safety Abraham Segres. The episode focuses on all the important public health, economic, and health care quality and safety improvement contributions provided throughout…

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Panel Discussion on AHCA

VHHA President and CEO Sean T. Connaughton participated in a panel discussion on The Kojo Nnamdi Show about the American Health Care Act proposal offered by Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Listen here.

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2017 Virginia Hospital Lobby Day

Watch our press conference with Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Augusta Health, and the Hampton Roads Chamber on potential heath care policy changes in Washington and Richmond. #HospitalsMatter #PatientsComeFirst (Note: The video switches orientation around the 2-minute mark. Apologies for the inconvenience.)

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VHHA on “This Week in Richmond”

VHHA Board Member Joseph Trapani (CEO of Poplar Springs Hospital) and Jennifer Wicker, VHHA’s Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, appear on the Jan. 6-13, 2017 episode of This Week in Richmond with host David L. Bailey to discuss VHHA’s 2017 behavioral health legislative agenda, and hospitals’ role in responding to patient and community mental health needs.

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VHHA Message: “Do No Harm”

With major health care policy decisions looming in Washington, and potentially Richmond, VHHA President and CEO Sean Connaughton appeared on The John Fredericks Radio Show to discuss the stakes for health care providers, patients, and our economy. Connaughton joined the radio show on the eve of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session. With many Virginia hospitals…

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