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Va. Realtors win improved access to health care

It took more than three years of effort, but the Virginia Realtors trade group got a health-care victory, courtesy the General Assembly and the pen of Gov. Youngkin. Youngkin has signed HB 768 and SB 335, which provide more health-insurance...

Virginia Hospital Center rebrands as ‘VHC Health’

It began life in the 1940s as Arlington Hospital, then in the 1990s became Virginia Hospital Center. And now, to note its regional scope and impact, the non-profit hospital association has rebranded to “VHC Health.” “It is important that our brand...

As COVID rolls on, some health-care workers sustained by faith

Registered nurses and Fairfax couple Frankie and Emilze Medrano got flashbacks when COVID-variant surges started around the country, taking them back to those anxious feelings of rushing to help patients struggling to breathe. They, and many others like them, are...

Arlingtonian trades military helicopters for health-care career

Arlington’s Kirsten Walker likes working with complex machines. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, she was commissioned as an Army officer and chose to attend flight training, following in her late father’s footsteps. Soon, she was...

New development fund to honor hospital CEO

In honor of his 36 years of service with Virginia Hospital Center – including two decades as president/CEO – the hospital has launched the James B. Cole Healthcare Education Fund, which already has raised more than $700,000 towards advancing...

Free Clinic receives modernized health-record capabilities

Virginia Hospital Center has announced an initiative to provide the Arlington Free Clinic with free access to the Epic electronic-health-record system. Epic serves as a digital database for patient charts, giving real-time information on medical history, diagnoses, allergies, medications and...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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