Virginia Hospital Center executives celebrated when they finally earned permission to expand the hospital’s North Arlington campus and execute a long-planned land swap with the county — but one of the consequences of the deal has some employees and parents feeling blindsided.
Virginia Hospital Center plans to build a new outpatient building and parking garage on a 5.6-acre site on North Edison Street that it will buy from the county under terms of a 2015 land purchase agreement.
Virginia Health Center, and the county’s business community, pressed hard to earn a green light from the County Board to start work on a $250 million expansion that the hospital says it desperately needs. But the Board chose to follow the recommendation of its planners instead, and pushed back a final vote on the project until December.
Arlington’s business community is urging county leaders to approve the Virginia Hospital Center’s expansion plans, arguing the project’s delays have already cost the company dearly.
The Arlington County Fire Department helped an elderly woman remove a ring from her swollen finger Monday morning. See photo, but be advised, the photo is a bit graphic.
Getting the right medical attention at hospitals can be
life-saving and five D.C. area hospitals are being recognized for their patient
care, overall safety and capacity to save lives.
Inova Health System and Kaiser Permanente will completely sever
ties Oct. 1, cutting off insurance coverage for the health plan\’s
members at Northern Virginia\’s largest hospital system.
Virginia Hospital Center is consolidating its 100-plus employed
physicians into one multi-specialty group under a single brand,
building market clout and tightening doctor ties to the parent
hospital in an effort to better control cost and quality.
The Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington will
host a free men\’s health event called \”The Guys
Full Body Tune-Up\” Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30
a.m. A panel that includes doctors who
in internal medicine, cardiology, and urology
will discuss important health screenings and how
men can stay in good health.
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