Virginia’s State Innovation Model Design

The following video highlights the work of the Virginia Center for Health Innovation and its partners over the last year to develop a State Health Innovation Plan under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services State Innovation Model (SIM) initiative.  A companion report summarizing this effort is available for download below. Virginia SIM Report Download […]

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Accountable Care Communities & DSRIP: Frequently Asked Questions

How is the development of Regional Accountable Care Communities (ACCs) being supported by Virginia’s State Innovation Model (SIM) grant? Over the SIM grant period (February 2015 – January 2016) the SIM staff team is convening regional stakeholders within Virginia’s five health planning regions to: Provide updates to stakeholders on the status and outcomes of the […]

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Virginia Awarded State Innovation Model Grant Funds

Over the past two years, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation staff and our partners have worked collaboratively to lay the groundwork for the Virginia Health Innovation Plan (VHIP). The VHIP's population health improvement initiatives are designed to transform Virginia health care and achieve the Triple Aim. Today we have an exciting update to share with […]

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Virginia Medicaid Webinars Now Available

by Beth A. Bortz On September 9th and 10th, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation hosted a series of three webinars on the Virginia Medicaid Program for members of the General Assembly. This educational webinar series included: an update on the Virginia Medicaid program - including recent reforms and innovations; an overview of Medicaid expansion […]

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Innovator Interview: Secretary William A. Hazel, Jr, MD

Secretary William A. Hazel, Jr., MD   Innovator Name: William A. Hazel, Jr., MD Position: Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia VHIN: Considering the delivery system changes underway and the move towards more team-based, coordinated, and integrated care, what should Virginia’s healthcare workforce look like over the next 5-10 years? Hazel: Due […]

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A Call to Action: The Virginia Health Innovation Plan

On June 6, 2013, VCHI chair, Secretary William A. Hazel, Jr., MD presented the work of the Virginia Health Innovation Plan advisory group at the Virginia Chamber Health Care Conference. View Secretary Hazel’s presentation below.

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A Collaborative Approach to Health Reform in Virginia

RICHMOND – 12-19-12 — Marking a collaborative approach to health reform in Virginia, leaders from every area of health care are joining together to develop the Virginia Health Innovation Plan – a massive multidisciplinary effort launched today by the Virginia Center for Health Innovation.    Top-level leaders from the health care, government, non-profit and business communities […]

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