A thick herd this week, with hires in investment banking and advertising and at a New Kent winery.
VCU Health System
Virginia Commonwealth University said today that VCU Health System and Children’s Hospital will meet with employees of the two organizations Wednesday to discuss the possibility of merging their operations. The two sides announced in March that they were in formal talks to explore the prospect of joint operations under the VCU Health System umbrella. The… Read more »
Friday BizSense reported that VCU had a high death rate for heart attack patients, today the health system responded.
VCU Health System has the third highest death rate for heart attack victims in Virginia and a higher mortality rate than the national average, according to a recent study.
Both non profit hospitals in Richmond are still very much operating in the black, but large investment losses are dragging down their financial performance, and that could clog the pipeline for new buildings and potentially increase the cost of borrowing in the future. And both say more patients are postponing certain care and having more trouble paying.