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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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


Content Provided by: RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Stanley, HCA Virginia (804) 564-1698 – jennifer.stanley3@hcahealthcare.com     Congratulations to HCA Virginia hospitals from Richmondmom.com! 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 […]

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 […]

Celebrate Women’s Month During May with HCA Virginia Spirit of Women


HCA Virginia is celebrating Women’s Month during May, 2013 – and they have plenty of opportunities for women to engage in meaningful events and activities. Check them out below and mark your calendars now to take advantage of this chance to live healthier! Most all events are free. HCA is an advertiser on Richmondmom.com

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 […]

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 Richmondmom.com 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 […]