Patients Come First Podcast Introduces Everyday Health Care Heroes

The latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication highlights the Patients Come First podcast series. VHHA launched the podcast series in May 2017 to introduce the public to the caring, committed people who work in Virginia’s community hospitals and health systems and who are dedicated to helping patients. Since the series launched, nine podcast episodes have been made public. Each…

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Patients Come First Podcast – Dr. Hassan Tabandeh

The ninth episode of the Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Dr. Hassan Tabandeh, a cardiologist with Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington County. Dr. Tabandeh shares insights about the importance of heart health, important factors that can help keep patients healthy, and shares how a family episode from his own past focused his attention…

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Virginia Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally for Health Care Quality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julian Walker Vice President of Communications (804) 297-3193 office (804) 304-7402 mobile jtwalker@vhha.com   Virginia Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally for Health Care Quality Federal Government’s AHRQ Report Assesses Performance of Health Care Delivery System, Identifies Areas of Strengths and Weaknesses in Health Care RICHMOND, VA – A recent federal…

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Patients Come First Podcast – Jonathan Bartels

The eighth episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Jonathan Bartels, a palliative care liaison nurse at the University of Virginia Medical Center, about his development of the “power of the pause” technique whereby clinical workers in an emergency department collectively take a moment to pause and reflect on the passing…

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Patients Come First Podcast – Allison Jackson

The seventh episode of the Patients Come First Podcast features an interview with Allison Jackson, PhD, a licensed clinical social worker and the CEO of Integration Solutions Inc., about her work with the Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation (VHREF) to present a learning series about trauma-informed care practices in health care settings to assist…

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