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Police: Dispute sends victim to hospital with stab wounds

On July 4 at 2:33 a.m., officers were dispatched to Virginia Hospital Center for a report of an individual being treated for stab wounds. The victim told Arlington police that he was in an establishment in the 2200 block of...

Hospital group moves into facial-recognition efforts

VHC Health – formerly known as Virginia Hospital Center – is slated to implement “positive patient identification” (PPID) using facial biometrics at its facilities, making VHC the first health-care system in the region to implement it. The new capabilities will...

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...

Virginia Hospital Center taps new CEO

It was a selection delayed by more than a year due to COVID, but the head of western New York’s largest health-care provider has been tapped as new president and chief executive officer of Virginia Hospital Center. Christopher Lane, whose...

Hospital CEO wins plaudits from legislature

For his service to the local community and broader health-care world, Virginia Hospital Center president/CEO James Cole has been honored by the General Assembly. “James Cole’s leadership has truly been an asset to the Arlington and Northern Virginia communities,” said...

Editor’s Notebook: Back when the Baby Boom briefly went bust

We've been in the midst of a mini-Baby Boom over the past decade or so, as guys and gals, married or pals, have once again mastered the fine art of procreation. But these things always occur in cycles, and back...

Longtime hospital volunteer lauded for community service

As she makes her rounds of the emergency room at Virginia Hospital Center, transporting patients in wheelchairs and providing other critical services, Kay Nassetta wears a pedometer. By the end of a shift, she sometimes has clocked five or six...

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...

Hospital honors foundation for support of pediatrics program

Virginia Hospital Center recently honored the long-standing and wide-ranging support of the Vicky Collins Charitable Foundation by naming its pediatrics-care-coordinators’ office in honor of the organization. Now officially known as the Vicky Collins Care Coordinators Office, the facility acts as...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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