| Oct 26, 2014
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF THE KING'S DAUGHTERS, Norfolk
Certification: Currently the state does not have a trauma designation for pediatrics, but the hospital has "all of the services required for comprehensive pediatric trauma care, from ER care to the...
| Oct 26, 2014
When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance.
Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2014
The tightening of Medicare's 30-day readmission guidelines for patients, combined with an escalating fine structure, will cut into reimbursements to hospitals on the Peninsula next year.
By expanding the criteria to include the readmission of patients...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System has made the following announcement:
"Kimberly Warren, RN, MHA, Clinical Director of Bon Secours Hampton Roads' Neuroscience Service Line and Neuroscience Coordinator for Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, has...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Delays in the delivery of the flu vaccine, particularly MedImmune's FluMist nasal spray, have been reported throughout the region, though not all providers are affected.
"There have been some delays, pretty much across the board," said Craig Parrish,...
| Oct 11, 2014
What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Open enrollment for subsidized private health insurance, sold through the state exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, starts Nov. 15 for coverage in 2015. Virginia is among 20 states with a "federally facilitated" state exchange, and among...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:13 PM
After this week's first diagnosis of Ebola in U.S. history, officials with Peninsula-area hospitals and health departments are stressing that doctors, nurses and other staff be aware and vigilant for symptoms of the disease but also say procedures are not...
| Oct 4, 2014
It's a first for chiropractors in Virginia: The state legislature issued House Joint Resolution No. 93 recognizing the first week of October as Chiropractic Health Week.
"A week dedicated to chiropractic health serves as a reminder that individuals...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Bon Secours has issued an invitation to the community to attend the blessing and opening of its new Bon Secours Hampton Roads Bereavement Center in Denbigh.
According to a news release:
The goal of the center is to offer a compassionate, healing place...