Virginia Health Information (VHI) began its efforts in 1993 with passage of the Patient Level Database System Act. VHI developed our first ANNUAL REPORT AND STRATEGIC PLAN in October 1996. Virginia Health Information is the organization recognized as the source for health data reporting in Virginia. VHI is a one-stop shop for information on:
VHI works with private organizations and public bodies to use health data to meet the varied needs of the citizens of the Commonwealth. Whether we are working as a Virginia Patient Safety Organization to help, recognize and reward hospitals improving patient safety or helping senior citizens find needed care, VHI is working with groups to cost-effectively use health data to improve care and save lives.
VHI's current ANNUAL REPORT AND STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE relates VHI's accomplishments during the past year as well as our priorities-both in current and planned activities. Many challenges were faced; some remain to be addressed. None will be ignored.