As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level III trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.
All HCA Virginia hospitals are Certified Primary Stroke Care Centers, designated by The Joint Commission, which recognizes our exceptional efforts to create better outcomes for potential stroke and heart attack patients. They also are accredited Chest Pain Centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
HCA Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital has achieved the designation...
95 people in 8 states & Mexico have been confirmed as having measles - all traced back to Disneyland - and it could get worse. Vaccinations would have prevented this unnecessary outbreak. Extensive studies have shown that the MMR vaccine is not related to the development of autism. (http://www2.aap.org/immunization/families/mmr.html)
Please, parents, vaccinate your children & spare others who are unable to get vaccines (infants, those with compromised immune systems, and more) #getthefacts
Dr. Tova Burge talks about the importance of adolescent females having an initial reproductive visit. #TBT HealthBreak Initial Reproductive Visit Targeting Adolescent Patients Tova Burge, MD, Manchester Ob/Gyn, Womens, Initial reproductive visit targeting adolescent patients, Chippenham HCA Virginia Posted on Thu, January 29 2015
Do you feel like you have the winter blues or know someone suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Tune in to today's Neighborhood Health Watch on NBC12 at 4 p.m. with Dr. Martin Buxton. Learn helpful tips on how to beat SAD and what treatments are available. Posted on Wed, January 28 2015
A recent study by the University of Chicago shows that long-term sleep apnea treatment can help diabetics manage their symptoms, including improving nighttime glucose levels and insulin sensitivity. Click to read more! Why People With Type 2 Diabetes Should See A Sleep Specialist www.huffingtonpost.com A common misconception is that sleep apnea, a condition characterized by complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep, only affects older, overweight men. This widely-held assumption is wrong.... Posted on Wed, January 28 2015
Neighborhood Health Break Videos from HCA Virginia
To view the entire catalog of Neighborhood Health Watch videos, please visit our YouTube channel. We currently have nearly one hundred videos about health-related conditions and treatments featuring physicians in our network dedicated to serving the needs of the greater Richmond area.
A Day in the Life of Fraser: The Pet Therapy Program at Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals
This is a 30-second teaser for the full video in which we follow Fraser, a black lab-golden mix, who has been a part of HCA Virginia's unique Pet Therapy program since 2007 (http://hcavirginia.com). For several years, Fraser has spread comfort, compassionate care and joy to the faces of countless patients and staff at Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals from Tucker Pavilion and the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital to many other areas. Catch a glimpse of how pet therapy is a source of alternative care for those in need.