Tag: Medical Center
Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Medical Center to its 2014 list of “100 hospitals with great women’s health programs.”
Due to increasing numbers of flu-like illnesses and laboratory-confirmed flu cases, UVA Medical Center and UVA Children’s Hospital are limiting visitation to all inpatient units and the Emergency Department.
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Staunton man with involuntary manslaughter in an August death.
Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology at Virginia Tech, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Sentara RMH Medical Center is pleased to announce it has achieved the Magnet Recognition Program® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet® designation is granted to approximately 7 percent of U.S. hospitals and recognizes sustained excellence in nursing care.
A federal survey ranked UVA Medical Center in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for its support of breastfeeding.
Work co-authored by UVA School of Medicine researcher Wladek Minor, PhD, has been named as one of the most cited scientific papers of all time by the prestigious journal Nature.
Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD, has been named chief medical officer for the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has served as the interim CMO since February.
VCU Medical Center has the most Beacon award-winning units in the country after the Orthopaedic Surgery units were recently awarded a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence.
The Waynesboro Police Department has obtained five charges for the driver involved in the October 30 single vehicle crash that occurred at 6:49 p.m. at West Main Street and Locust Avenue.
Becker’s Hospital Review has honored the University of Virginia Department of Neurosurgery and the UVA Spine Center at UVA Medical Center on its 2014 list of 100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs.
VCU Pauley Heart Center to participate in American College of Cardiology’s Patient Navigator Program
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center recently announced its participation in an American College of Cardiology (ACC) program aimed at reducing heart attack and heart failure readmission rates and improving overall patient care.
The Virginia Department of Health will actively monitor the health of travelers arriving from the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, which are battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.
VCU researchers have characterized a new bacterial species that has an extremely strong association with trichomoniasis, the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI).
Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center on its 2014 list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.
At approximately, 7:35 p.m. Monday, Trooper A.C. Tunnell was responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash located in Greene County. The crash occurred Oct. 18, 2014, in the 3400 block of Amicus Road.
To help University of Virginia Health System care providers take full advantage of technology to enhance patient care, UVA has named its first chief medical information officer (CMIO).
Virginia State Police were notified this morning that a second driver has died as a result of injuries sustained in a Wednesday crash in Rockingham County. Sarah M. Hensley, 35, of Elkton, Va., passed away at UVA Medical Center early Friday morning (Oct. 3).
Police may have the big break they have been looking for years to get with news Monday that forensic evidence has linked Jesse Matthew to the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man for an assault that sent another city man to the hospital with severe facial injuries Friday afternoon.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Augusta Health will host two days of free health screenings for the public. Screenings include cholesterol/blood glucose, stroke assessment, bone density (osteoporosis), Dermascan and blood pressure screenings.
The Waynesboro Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in the suspicious death of a Waynesboro man that occurred earlier in the summer.
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center has been designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology, becoming one of the first in the state to earn the designation.
In the early morning hours of Jan. 19, 2000, college roommates Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos were asleep on the third floor of their six-story freshman residence at Seton Hall University when arsonists started a fire in the lounge on the same floor.
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce announces that the following individuals have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Leadership Harrisonburg-Rockingham program.
The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that has left a Waynesboro man in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center and the other one facing serious charges.
A Staunton man has been arrested and charged in the hit and run outside Chauncey’s Smokehouse that sent a man to the UVA Medical Center following a large melee outside the Waynesboro restaurant in the early-morning hours of July 19.
At 11:03 a.m., Wednesday (Aug. 6), Virginia State Police Trooper J.D. Cash responded to a five-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 near the 128 mile marker in Albemarle County.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named the University of Virginia Cancer Center at UVA Medical Center to its 2014 list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.
The American Hospital Association today recognized the VCU Medical Center with its top honor for leadership and innovation in safety and quality improvement.
The driver in Saturday morning’s hit-and-run crash on West Main Street in front of Chauncey’s Smokehouse and Bar on West Main in Waynesboro has come forward, but police are not releasing the name of the driver or the 28-year-old victim who is still in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center.
A fight reportedly involving dozens of people outside a Waynesboro restaurant appears to be connected to a hit-and-run accident on West Main Street that has left a 28-year-old in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Governor Terry McAuliffe has tasked Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John Harvey and Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill Hazel to with Veterans Administration hospitals across Virginia to ensure Virginia veterans and their families have access to the critical services they need to enhance their health and well being.
Jason Reed, Ph.D., an assistant professor at VCU, has been awarded a roughly $2 million grant with a collaborator at UCLA to develop a new method to rapidly determine how a cancerous tumor responds to a battery of candidate therapies.
Two UVA Children’s Hospital specialties – neonatology and urology – are nationally ranked in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.
This year marks the largest number of UVA School of Medicine graduates who will remain in state for their residencies since 2007, when 31 members of the 133-member graduating class stayed in Virginia.
Pamela Sutton-Wallace, MPH, senior vice president for hospital operations at Duke University Hospital, has been named CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Geneticists have taken a major step forward in the battle against osteoporosis by identifying two genes that play critical roles in regulating bone mineral density.
In a letter today, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) called on the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) to immediately improve delays in diagnosis and treatment at its VA hospitals.
UVa. football coach Mike London and the Cavalier football team will host the program’s fifth annual bone marrow registry drive as part of the “Get in the Game, Save A Life” program.