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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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Behavioral Health Agenda Unveiled

Watch VHHA’s news conference at VCU Health’s campus in downtown Richmond to unveil a bi-partisan 2017 behavioral health legislative agenda, including proposals focusing on the emergency psychiatric evaluation process, inpatient bed identification, commitment hearings, and funding. See the full legislative agenda and press release.

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Antibiotic Stewardship Collaboration

Antibiotic resistance is a challenge for health care providers and patients. It is estimated that at least two million Americans each year become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, leading to 23,000 deaths. Four leading health care organizations in Virginia – the Virginia Department of Health, the Medical Society of Virginia, Health Quality Innovators, and VHHA –…

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Hospital Week: Sentara Healthcare

Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems go above and beyond to deliver high quality care to patients. These two stories from Sentara Healthcare are a few of the many examples of how Virginia’s hospitals demonstrate that “Patients Come First.”

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Hospital Week 2016: Dr. Marsh

Dr. John O. “Rob” Marsh is a military veteran, hero, and physician who treats patients in the Shenandoah Valley. In 2014, he was named “Country Doctor of the Year,” an honor recognizing his down home, patient-centric approach to care.

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