Meet a NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver


HCA Virginia’s Thomas John’s Cancer Hospital has teamed up with Rev Racing and the American Lung Association to present “Rev Up for Lung Health” on Thursday, October 24, 2013. The free event will raise awareness about lung health and will feature a presentation by Mackena Bell, professional NASCAR Drive for Diversity driver for Rev Racing and Dr. Pablo […]

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 Names New CEO of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital


Richmond, Va. (Aug. 27, 2013) — HCA Virginia has appointed William Wagnon, III as chief executive officer of Henrico, Parham and Retreat Doctors’ Hospitals, effective September 1, 2013. With a background in hospital administration and extensive experience with HCA, Wagnon comes to HCA Virginia from the 340-bed Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas, where he had been CEO since 2008. Wagnon […]

HCA Virginia Completes National Pediatric Readiness Survey


Content Provided by: CONTACT: Malorie Burkett, HCA Virginia 804.267.7465 – 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 […]

Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals Awarded Four Certifications from The Joint Commission


Content Provided by: RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Stanley, HCA Virginia (804) 564-1698 –     Congratulations to HCA Virginia hospitals from! Richmond, Va. (Aug. 5, 2013) – HCA Virginia’s Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals have earned the Gold Seal of Approval for its heart attack, advanced primary stroke, total hip, total knee, and brain tumor programs from The Joint Commission. The certification recognizes […]

Meet HCA Obstetricians at Hip to be Round: May 21st and 29th


Natural Birth In a Hospital Setting May 21 & 29, 2013 Hip to be Round 5:30 – 7 pm Come meet the Obstetricians of HCA Virginia for a discussion of all the ways you can follow your natural birth plan at Chippenham, Henrico Doctors’, and Johnston-Willis Hospitals. We will discuss all of the compassionate pregnancy […]

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 […]

HCA VA Celebrates with Red Tuesdays All Month Long in February: Go Red


February is Heart Health Month and HCA Virginia Health Systems is doing their part to help everyone be more heart healthy! It all kicks off on February 1, 2013 with Go Red Day across the country and everyone wearing red as a reminder of the importance of heart health. HCA Va is Celebrating with Red […]

Day of Dance with HCA is February 23rd: Heart Health Month


On Saturday, February 23rd, gather your friends and family for a day that is all about dance. We want to see all of our readers at one of the convenient locations for this healthy event. February is Heart Month, so let’s celebrate by finding new ways to stay active and learn something new in […]

Flu Shots: Where & Why To Get ‘Em, Richmond (including $10 bargain shots)

These are my family members, camped outside of my house to avoid my germs. (Just kidding, it's from National Geographic circle 1918 flu outbreak.)

I’m telling you first-hand: this flu is no joke. It’s hard to keep this girl down, and after day three on the couch I’m here to tell ya if you can get a flu shot, please do. In “Debunking the Biggest Myths About Flu Shots” from Emergency Physicians Immediate Care Center, a new urgent care […]