HCA West Creek: Drug Take-Back Day is October 26


Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases, but when they are no longer needed it’s important to dispose of them properly to avoid harm to others. October 26, 2013 is Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing […]

Don’t Miss HCA Virginia Night: August 31st


Saturday, August 31, 2013 is HCA Virginia Night at the Diamond! Come see the Richmond Flying Squirrels take on the Harrisburg Senators and enjoy no-cost health screenings in the HCA Virginia suite followed by fireworks after the game. The American Heart Association also will be on hand with their Heart Man and fun giveaways.   […]

HCA Virginia Completes National Pediatric Readiness Survey


Content Provided by: CONTACT: Malorie Burkett, HCA Virginia 804.267.7465 – Malorie.Burkett@hcahealthcare.com Specific measures ensure that every emergency department is kid-ready Richmond, Va. (Aug. 5, 2013) — HCA Virginia recently completed a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that its emergency departments are fully prepared to provide effective care for children. Known as the National Pediatric Readiness Project […]

Great Days of CPR, Free Health Screenings, and Kids Events at West Creek June 8


HCA’s West Creek Emergency Center is making it easier than ever to learn a valuable life-saving skill! On Saturday, June 8, 2013, they are hosting Great Days of CPR with free 30-minute, hands-only, non-certification CPR classes to teach core skills of CPR and AED. This can possibly mean the difference between life and death in […]

Richmond’s Newest ER is at West Creek Emergency Center


West Creek Emergency Center, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, is a full-service, state-of-the-art ER providing an entirely new emergency care experience for all major and minor needs.  We are located near the intersection of Route 288 and Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, just minutes from Short Pump, Broad Street and Patterson Avenue. We are staffed 24/7 […]

West Creek Emergency Center: Prescription Drug Take-Back and Document Shredding Event


Keep your kids safer with Take Back Drug Day. Virginia’s statewide Drug Take-Back Day is an effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and to keep trace drugs out of our lakes and streams.  In communities all across the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is a day when citizens can drop off their unused, unwanted, or expired medications at designated […]

HCA Opening New Facility in Goochland Offering Greater Access to Quality Healthcare for Richmond Families

HCA Hospitals Richmond VA

None of us wants to require the services of an emergency room, urgent care center, or other healthcare services. But when we need them, we want them to be convenient, cost-effective, high quality and friendly! As wise health-care consumers, Richmond moms and families want choices when it comes to accessing the best healthcare services available. […]

Kids suckled memory away? Yep.

Moms, ever feel like your children have suckled your memory away from you from conception onward? Trust me when I say, you are so not alone. Just this morning I was looking for my keys yet again because I can never remember where I left them, when suddenly standing there I couldn’t even remember what […]

Spring N2 Summer at The Science Museum Saturday, June 18, 2011

The Science Museum of Virginia

Spring N2 Summer with The Science Museum of VA and, HCA Virginia and the VA and the 529 College Savings Plan! Here’s the “scoop” on this fun day which includes loads of ice cream: -Launch water balloons from a giant Trebuchet -Live Music -Kids Arts & Crafts -Face painting, robots and more! Where: The Science […]

“Your daughter’s kidney is seriously damaged and she needs surgery”


I remember the day well. My young daughter’s doctor walked into the room, pulled up a chair, and sat quietly for what seemed like forever, but it was probably only 5 seconds. He put his hand on her knee as he laid down her chart. “We’re going to have to perform surgery to get your […]