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Shop at Vineyard Vines on February 1st and support healthcare for underserved children at Arlington Pediatric Center.  


Show your support of APC by shopping from 3:00pm-6:00pm at the Tyson's Galleria location (lower level).  


Mention APC to receive a 10% discount on all purchases, and APC will receive 10% of all store sales.  


 Please share this email with your friends and family who are Vineyard Vines fans.

Save the Date for Arlington Pediatric Center's 8th Annual Benefit! 


Join us on 

February 22nd 

for a special 

Mardi Gras-themed evening to benefit APC. Dine and dance your way down Bourbon Street for a wonderful cause -- providing healthcare for Arlington's underserved children. 


Tickets ($175 per person/$325 per couple) and sponsorships are available  on-line

or by calling 703.717.4438


Since opening its doors more than ten years ago as a community benefit program of Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington Pediatric Center has provided primary, acute and mental healthcare services to over 11,000 underserved children living in our community.

Healthier lives, brighter futures 
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A Special Thanks to our 2013 donors for supporting our mission

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Thank you for your support of Virginia Hospital Center.  


Together, you contributed over $4.1 million to advance healthcare excellence in our community and ensure that each patient receives optimal medical care. On behalf of our medical staff, nurses, and the patients we serve, we offer a heartfelt thank you. 

Awards and Recognition
Virginia Hospital Center is one of the "100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs"
Virginia Hospital Center has just been named one of the Top 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs for 2013 by Becker's Hospital Review. Virginia Hospital Center is the only hospital in the Washington DC metropolitan region to be so honored, and one of only three to be recognized in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 


Becker's says, "The hospitals included on this list have orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned considerable recognition. Becker's selected their Top 100 based on recognition for quality care, clinical awards and research contributions to orthopedic care. 


Other recent accolades: CareChex recognized Virginia Hospital Center as one of the Top 50 Quality Hospitals in Orthopedic Care and our Center for Joint Replacement received recertification by the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for Joint Replacement (hip and knee). To learn more click here.


Virginia Hospital Center receives the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award honors healthcare providers who have reached the top 5% in performance for patient satisfaction over the most recent 12-month award period (May 2012 - April 2013). Award winners represent facilities that have sustained a score of 95th percentile in each reporting period of the year. Virginia Hospital Center was recognized specifically in two categories -Inpatient hospital care and the Emergency Department, and was the only hospital in Virginia to receive this award. 


VHC earns Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

This 2-year certification from the Joint Commission is awarded to organizations that have achieved a standard of inpatient diabetes care that reflects continuous safe, high-quality care, services and treatment.


According to the Joint Commission, "achievement of certification signifies that the services you provide have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes. It is the best signal to your community that the quality care you provide is effectively managed to meet the needs of patients."


A special thanks to our fundraising partner, the Christopher Carter Foundation, for their multi-year support of diabetes care at the Hospital.