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Dec. 31 is the Deadline For Your VHA Sustainability Excellence Award Submission

December will be here before we know it. Be sure to make time to prepare a submission to recognize your sustainability achievements at next year’s VHA Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas, May 13-15. The VHA Sustainability Excellence Award spotlights VHA members that are leading the way to… More >

Education

VHA Renews its Provider of Interprofessional Continuing Education Accreditation

VHA has renewed accreditation for its continuing education program from The Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™ program, a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The accreditation runs through… More >

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Sept. 24 is the First Supplier Compliance Deadline for UDI Requirements

The first official deadline for the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) system is a few weeks away. Visit the FDA’s UDI page for more information. By Sept. 24, the label and device packaging of every medical device in the Class III and Public Health Service Act categories… More >

Regional Focus

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VHA Southeast Members Light Up Some Really Bright Ideas

The 2013-2014 Bright Ideas awards were announced at the recent VHA Southeast Trustee and Physician Conference to recognize VHA Southeast region members for outstanding improvement initiatives. These annual awards are judged by the VHA Southeast Executive Committee’s Board of Directors. The board established this award program in… More >

Leadership

VHA Georgia Announces 2014 Leadership Award Recipients

VHA Georgia has recognized member hospitals and health systems with its Leadership Awards for implementing improvement programs that delivered outstanding performance levels. VHA Georgia is one of 12 regions in VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit health systems. The awards were presented on Sept.… More >

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Congratulations to VHA Member CEOs

Modern Healthcare’s 2014 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare is out. It’s the 13th year for the publication to showcase individuals making a difference in our industry. Leaders in six VHA member organizations appear on the 2014 list: Toby Cosgrove, MD; Patrick… More >

  • Federal court rules against subsidies in federal health exchanges.

    Washington-Update-72On Sept. 30, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled against the Obama Administration in a legal challenge related to providing subsidies to purchase insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges. The ruling comes after two appeals courts reached conflicting opinions on whether federally… More >

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