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 Levinson Heart Institute at Chippenham Hospital...
It's an important choice we, as parents make - to vaccinate or not. Below is a great article posted on #iflscience that provides one side of the argument.
Dear Parents, You Are Being Lied To www.iflscience.com Note: The content of this article was written by Dr. Jennifer Raff for her blog, Violent Metaphors. It is being rehosted here with permission. You can click on the above hyperlink to view the original and engage in the lively discussion in the comments section. Posted on Sat, September 20 2014
Chippenham & Johnston-Willis are proud to have taken part in the #WhippingChildhoodCancer challenge! See the story behind the "whip" Sunday morning on CBS6
Top 5 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew When I Was Young.
Top 5 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew When I Was Young. timstakenow.com I often ask my young kids what they want to be when they grow up. Afterwards, I have a slight sense of guilt because it feels like I am trying to rush them through their childhood - but that isn’t really what spurs the question. What is on my mind is the old adage, with maturity comes clarity, and I wish I had some of that knowledge in my formative years. [ 525 more words. ] Posted on Thu, September 18 2014
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.