Virginia Hospital Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

BACKGROUND The VHHA Board of Directors in January 2016 established a Task Force on Prescription Opioid Abuse that was charged with finding ways to combat opioid abuse, and developing prescribing recommendations to guide hospital emergency departments. Representatives from VHHA member organizations and the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians jointly developed 14 recommendations that provide a general standard on...

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VHHA Releases New Patient Experience Video Highlighting Hospitals’ Patient-Centric Focus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com VHHA Releases New Patient Experience Video Highlighting Hospitals’ Patient-Centric Focus New Video Showcases How Virginia’s Local Hospitals and Health Systems’ Dedication to Patients is Central to Providing Quality Care RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s...

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2016 Community Benefit Annual Report Released

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association is pleased to share its annual Community Benefit Report highlighting the substantial community contributions Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems make each day. Hospitals’ contributions include essential health services to support community well-being, free care provided to patients without insurance, and many other programs that support health care access...

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