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  • What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    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...
  • Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens

    Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens
    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...
  • Background checks on nurses; which Peninsula hospitals use them?

    Background checks on nurses; which Peninsula hospitals use them?
    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...
  • Bank of America donates $175,000 to Hampton Roads nonprofits

    Bank of America donates $175,000 to Hampton Roads nonprofits
    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...
  • Sentara Norfolk General celebrates 25 years of heart transplants

    The 25-year-old heart transplant program at Sentara Norfolk General celebrated its 356th patient transplant this month. At a recent gathering of 30 transplant recipients, Carey McGrath of Courtland marked 24 years since his operation. He returned to...
  • Newport News YMCA offering free Thanksgiving lunches

    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...
  • Hampton Roads health systems launch "As You Wish," a joint advance care planning initiative

    Hampton Roads health systems launch "As You Wish," a joint advance care planning initiative
    On Monday, The Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia announced the launch of its "As You Wish" campaign, an initiative to increase the number of people signing advance directives for health care. The coalition includes the area's major...
  • New advance planning initiative kicks off in Virginia

    On Monday, the Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia announced the launch of its "As You Wish" campaign, an initiative to increase the number of people signing advance directives for health care. The coalition includes the area's major...
  • Bon Secours recognized as "Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality" for a third year

    Bon Secours recognized as "Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality" for a third year
    The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has recognized Bon Secours health system for a third year as "Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality". Bon Secours received top marks for non-discriminaton and a commitment to inclusive care for LGBT patients and...
  • Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness

    Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness
    The key to identifying any potential Ebola patients lies in preparation, education, and asking appropriate travel questions, according to Peninsula health and safety officials. All are uniformly following the protocols and practices issued by the U.S....
  • Newport News emergency medics respond to all

    Newport News emergency medics respond to all
    Newport News - Calls come in steadily: a 26-year-old pregnant woman whose contractions are three minutes apart; a 92-year-old woman recently returned from the hospital who has fallen; a motorcycle-pedestrian accident; a suspected overdose by a 34-year-old...