| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015.
•The Affordable Care and...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:40 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Maimonides Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Old Dominion University Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding, and Eastern Virginia Medical Center’s Office of Continuing...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 5:48 AM
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $175,000 in grants to 16 Hampton Roads nonprofits focused on helping people access affordable care and basic human services programs.
“Access to affordable medical care and food are critical to...
| Dec 22, 2014
When her 12-year-old son started hearing voices, Kim Bush didn't know where to turn.
"It's terrifying for a parent. He was begging me to make the voices stop," she said.
A recent transplant from Arizona, the Chesapeake resident called local...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The radiation therapy center and the Good Health Pharmacy are now operational on the first floor of the four-story, $22.3 million Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center. Construction of the multidisciplinary center that includes procedure...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Currently, the licensing requirements for nurses in the state do not include a criminal background check. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new budget includes about $254,500 and four new positions to implement such checks on those seeking nursing licences in...
| Dec 23, 2014
In a second round of fines related to the quality of certain performance measures instituted by the Affordable Care Act, three Riverside hospitals will take a 1 percent hit in Medicare reimbursements for the next fiscal year.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:40 AM
Richmond-based Bon Secours Virginia Health System is on track to finish its acquisition of the nonprofit Rappahannock General Hospital in Kilmarnock by the end of the year, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.
Bon Secours also has three hospitals in...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The infant mortality rate in Virginia dropped by almost 20 percent in the five years leading up to 2012, according to a report released this week by the Virginia Department of Health.
The agency largely credited the improved outcomes to the reduced...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Habour View Associates LLC has tapped CBRE Hampton Roads to lease and manage its Harbour View Professional Center at 1033-1039 Champions Way in Suffolk, according to a news release.
Harbour View Professional Center consists of four, single-story class A...
| Nov 24, 2014
For a fifth year, the Newport News YMCA will open its doors on Thanksgiving to offer lunch to anyone seeking company and a holiday meal.
Typically between 70 and 100 people take advantage of the offer, said Deb Staszewski, branch director. They...