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Expanding Access to Oral Health Care in Virginia

In an April New York Times op-ed, former HHS Secretary Louis Sullivan describes how something as simple as a regular dental check-up can prevent oral health problems like a tooth abscess, but millions of dollars are spent every year treating people in emergency rooms for these and other dental health…

Health Reform: Recommendations from the Commonwealth of Virginia

As the nation waits to hear the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), two reports from the Virginia Health Reform Initiative Advisory Council (VHRI) reveal reforms that would be implemented in Virginia should the Court decide to uphold the health care law. Governor Robert F. McDonnell…
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The First Five Years: What We’ve Learned and Where We Want To Go

Five years ago, the Northern Virginia Health Foundation was created with slightly more than $40 million assets, a nine-member Board of Directors, and a mission to support efforts to improve the health and health care of residents of Northern Virginia.  Since that time, we have issued 78 grants to safety…