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Testimony Before the Committee on Finance and Revenue on the Department of Health Smoking Cessation Fund Amendment Act of 2017- February 1, 2018

DCHA testified in support of the Department of Health Smoking Cessation Fund Amendment Act of 2017. As drafted, this legislation would increase the cigarette tax and require that 10% of proceeds from the tax be deposited into the Smoking Cessation Fund to prevent the sale of tobacco products to...

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District of Columbia Association's Statement on Providence Health System's Announcement

Washington, DC – July 25, 2018 – Today, the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) released a statement on Providence Health System’s announcement regarding their pending service changes. “Hospitals and health systems across the country have been adapting to the future delivery of ...

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DCHA Now Participating in Sugary Beverage Healthier Hospitals Initiative with DOH

Chronic diseases are a serious problem for District of Columbia residents and health care providers. With residents’ rates of obesity and diabetes at a critical high ( Obesity: Adults 22%, High School Students 15%, Diabetes: 8.5%, At-Risk for Diabetes 6.55%), the linkage between sugar...

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DCHA Welcomes New Chair of Board of Directors, Kimberly Russo, MS, The George Washington University Hospital

On November 9th, the District of Columbia Hospital Association’s Board of Directors elected Kimberly Russo, MS, Chief Executive Officer of The George Washington University Hospital as Chair of the Board, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Russo has been in her role as CEO of The GWU hospital since...

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PRESS RELEASE: DCHA Releases 2016 Hospital Utilization Indicators Report

Today, the District of Columbia Hospital Association released their 2016 Hospital Utilization Indicators Report . This report provides comparative data on health care facility utilization in the District of Columbia, data is self-reported by the individual facilities in the Monthly...

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PRESS RELEASE: District Of Columbia Hospital Association Releases Its Vision For Expanding Access And Ensuring Sustainability Of The Health Care System On The City’s East End

Contact: Justin Palmer , Vice President, Government Relations (202)289-6212 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION RELEASES ITS VISION FOR EXPANDING ACCESS AND ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY OF THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM ON THE CITY’S EAST END October 16, 2017 Washington...

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Join The DC Hospitals In Supporting Those Affected By Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

In the wake of the destruction caused by both Hurricane Harvey and Irma, many of the District’s hospitals have expressed an interest in working collectively with the Association on relief efforts. To this end, DCHA has created several avenues for DC hospital – and staff – to support all of...

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