HJ655: Commending the staff at Parham Doctors' Hospital.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 655
Offered January 29, 2021
Commending the staff at Parham Doctors' Hospital.
Patrons-- VanValkenburg, Adams, D.M. and Convirs-Fowler

WHEREAS, the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital that is part of the HCA Virginia Health System, have demonstrated extraordinary medical expertise and compassion while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, including physicians, nurses, hospital administrators, and other support positions, work tirelessly every day to ensure the best health outcomes for their patients; and

WHEREAS, beyond providing exemplary medical care, the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital have displayed remarkable compassion in helping family members connect with their loved ones while restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have limited patient visitation; and

WHEREAS, as a result of the steadfast dedication of the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, the institution was recently named one of the nation’s Top 250 Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics®; and

WHEREAS, through their unwavering commitment to providing the highest level of care to their patients, the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital have earned the hospital numerous institution-wide distinctions, placing it in the top five percent of the more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide; and

WHEREAS, the staff at Parham Doctors’ Hospital continue to rise to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, inspiring the community and reminding all of why the Commonwealth is a wonderful place to live, work, and play; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the staff of Parham Doctors’ Hospital for the extraordinary service they have provided to their patients and their families both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Chase Christianson, chief executive officer of Parham Doctors’ Hospital, as an expression of the General Assembly’s profound admiration for the meritorious efforts of the hospital’s staff.