VHHA Updates 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 Updates Quality and Patient Safety Scorecards New Data Show Statewide Hospital Improvement Across all 13 Hospital-Specific Quality and Patient Safety Metrics RICHMOND, VA – Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems are dedicated to...

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VHHA Board of Directors Elects Officers at VHREF Spring Conference in Williamsburg

Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Board of Directors Elects Officers at VHREF “A Pathway to a Healthier Virginia: Navigating Healthcare Reform” Spring Conference in Williamsburg Board Officers Include Augusta Health President and CEO Mary N. Mannix, Sentara Healthcare Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer...

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Virginia Hospital Week (May 8-14): #PatientsComeFirst

Ahead of Virginia Hospital Week 2016 (May 8-14), the latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication spotlights a few of the innumerable positive, patient-centric stories that occur each day at Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems. The theme for Virginia Hospital Week 2016 is “Patients Come First.” VHHA will celebrate Hospital Week by highlighting a few...

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Successful VHHA Overcoming Opioids Webinar Available for Online Viewing

A VHHA-sponsored webinar highlighting efforts by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Coalition on Substance Abuse to combat opioid misuse – “The Addiction Crisis: A Community’s Response” – held this week was an overwhelming success, attracting roughly 600 participants who joined the April 20 online broadcast. The webinar, which featured key stakeholders who shared lessons learned through...

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Virginia Hospitals Develop New Prescribing Guidelines to Combat Opioid Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com Virginia Hospitals Develop New Prescribing Guidelines to Combat Opioid Abuse Guidelines Developed in Response to Emerging Community Challenges Associated with Prescription Opioid Misuse that has Claimed Thousands of Lives RICHMOND, VA – A Task Force established to examine...

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