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2014: Hospital in the News
Rising stars: 25 healthcare leaders under 40
By Heather Punke, Dani Gordon & Akanksha Jayanthi
Becker's Hospital Review | August 18, 2014
Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to honor the following 25 men and women who have demonstrated excellence in their organizations and professional lives before turning 40. Though they have reached great professional heights early in their careers, these healthcare leaders are poised for continued growth and considerable success for the rest of their careers.
Note: The following leaders were collected through peer nominations and editorial research. There are no fees involved and no one can pay to be included on this lise time of their nomination.
Jeffrey DiLisi, MD, Vice President & CMO of Virginia Hospital Center (Arlington).
By Diane Cho, WJLA/ABC 7 News | August 14, 2014
Dr. Ian Seemungal, an infectious disease specialist with the Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group, talks with WJLA’s Diane Cho about the Hospital’s preparedness for patients with the deadly Ebola virus. The Hospital is on alert and working closely with the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, although Dr. Seemungal says “the chance of an outbreak in the United States is very unlikely.”
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Infectious Diseases
CFO of the Year Awards: Robin Norman, senior VP and CFO, Virginia Hospital Center
By Tina Reed, Washington Business Journal | July 17, 2014
CFOs are not as dull as you may think, Robin Norman defends. Norman, who has been Virginia Hospital Center's CFO since 1998, spent part of her career working for a large regional wholesale drug firm but says she fell in love with health care.
Virginia Hospital Center renames expanded neonatal facilities
By INSIDE NOVA | June 13, 2014
Virginia Hospital Center has dedicated its recently upgraded neonatal intensive care unit in honor of Marjorie Sands. Funding for the upgrade was provided by a donation by Frank Sands Sr. and his family in honor of his wife.
NICU | Foundation
Hospital workers who treated Fla. MERS patient tested after showing symptoms
By The Associated Press/ABC7 News | May 14, 2014
MERS is a respiratory illness that begins with flu-like fever and cough but can lead to shortness of breath, pneumonia and death...
A Heartfelt Thanks …
By Adrian Stantion, Virginia Hospital Center | April 29, 2014
...From the entire team at Virginia Hospital Center, a heartfelt thanks to our first responder heroes in the Arlington County Police and Fire Departments, Sheriff’s Office and Office of Emergency Management.
By Kevin Craft, Arlington Magazine | March-April, 2014
Patrick Ryan survived the cancer that no guy wants to discuss... And he’s not afraid to talk about it. “We are dealing with a young patient population,” Ryan’s surgeon, urologist Andrew Joel, said later in a hospital newsletter article. “They feel invincible and tend to ignore their symptoms.”
Urology Center of Excellence | Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Urology
List of Safest in D.C. Region Hospitals
By 4 NBC WASHINGTON, Live Desk | March 27, 2014
A Prince Frederick, MD, hospital is the safest hospital in the D.C. area, according to ConsumerReports.org. Calvert Memorial Hospital topped the list with a safety score of 68 out of 100. Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington came in second, with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge following. The rankings are determined by communications, number of infections, re-admissions, unnecessary CT scans and the mortality rate.
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Awards & Recognition
Consumer Reports issues safety ratings for hospitals
By Brittany Linton, WUSA9 | March 2014
Consumer Reports magazine investigated hospital safety in the U.S for the first time. In the D.C. region 34 hospitals were rated and only five scored 60 or higher.
Triumph of Ambivalence
By Jamie Holloway, Arlington Magazine | January 2014
Breast cancer didn’t beat me. But the term survivor just doesn’t feel right.
Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health