Healthcare


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Making a Difference: Virginia’s Free Clinics Resilient Despite Pandemic Challenges

A recent survey found 76% of Virginia free and charitable clinics saw an increase in patients, while 40% experienced a decrease in staff and volunteers.

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Virginia Hospitals Rank First in Patient Safety

Virginia’s hospitals topped the Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade state rankings for Fall 2021, with 56% of hospitals receiving an “A” ranking for patient safety.

A UVA study reveals potential treatments for Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes Study Points to New Treatments

Scientists at the University of Virginia identified new drug treatments to target Type 1 Diabetes in a recent large-scale study

Medical Debt Wiped Clean: Ballad Health Agrees to Deal With Nonprofit

WISE COUNTY- As of next week, $277,971,455 million worth of medical debt will no longer exist in the Appalachian Highlands.

Could New Plans Reduce Virginia’s Black Maternal Mortality Rate?

RICHMOND-How do we reduce Virginia's black maternal mortality rate? A number of plans on the state and federal level could help.

UVA Warns That While Fighting COVID-19, We’re Ignoring Other Vaccines

CHARLOTTESVILLE - It's easy to forget, but the COVID-19 vaccine isn't the only one some people need to take.

American Rescue Plan Funding Will Help 26 Of Virginia’s Health Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virginia's health centers need some help. They're getting it in the form of $79.9 million from the American Rescue Plan.