Why Riverside

Riverside’s Sterling N. Ransone Jr., M.D., First Virginian to Serve as President-Elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians

As an AAFP board member, Ransone advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients across the country to inspire positive changes in the U.S. health care system.

(Press Release, 10/28/2020)

Riverside Takes Top Spot Twice in Supply Chain Excellence Awards

GHXcellence Awards rank Riverside No. 1 in the nation as provider in its small to medium category and for processes related to contract management.

(Press Release, 10/22/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition for 16th Consecutive Year

Riverside is the only system based in Virginia to achieve Level 9 certification, using technology to drive further improvements in outcomes, care quality and patient experience.

(Press Release, 10/6/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns Supply Chain Excellence Award from Premier Inc.

Riverside was one of only 14 hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to receive a Supply Chain Excellence Award this year.

(Press Release, 10/2/2020)

More News

Riverside Regional Medical Center Receives 2020 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold PLUS Award

(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Riverside Health System CEO William B. “Bill” Downey Named to Business Magazine’s Virginia 500 List

(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Riverside’s Dementia Medication Review Program Earns Best Practices Award from Southern Gerontological Society

(Press Release, 7/20/2020)

Riverside Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

(Press Release, 6/25/2020)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

(Press Release, 6/10/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

(Press Release, 6/9/2020)

Riverside Health System CEO William B. “Bill” Downey Named Among “Heavy Hitters” by Virginia Business Magazine

(Press Release, 6/5/2020)

U.S. News & World Report Names Riverside Healthy Living Community – Smithfield a 2019-20 Best Nursing Home

(Press Release, 1/31/2020)

U.S. News & World Report Names The Convalescent Center at Patriots Colony a 2019-20 Best Nursing Home

(Press Release, 1/31/2020)

U.S. News & World Report Names Francis N. Sanders Nursing Home at Sanders Retirement Community in Gloucester a 2019-20 Best Nursing Home

(Press Release, 1/31/2020)

Inside Business Names Riverside’s Nancy Littlefield, Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Among Top Women in Business

(Press Release, 12/11/2019)

Three Riverside Health System Hospitals Named to Virginia Living Magazine’s Top Hospitals List for 2019

(Press Release, 11/27/2019)

Boy Scouts Honor Riverside’s William Downey as a Person Who Moves America

(Press Release, 11/19/2019)

Riverside Health System Hospitals Earn Top Safety Grades in Fall 2019 Leapfrog Report

(Press Release, 11/7/2019)

Lise Lapointe-Murer, PT at Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg Named Health System Champion of the Year

(Press Release, 10/25/2019)

Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg President Adria Vanhoozier Named to 2019 Top 40 Under 40 List by Inside Business

(Press Release, 10/15/2019)

Riverside Health System Named “Most Wired” for 15 Consecutive Years

(Press Release, 9/19/2019)

Riverside Regional Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction® Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

(Press Release, 8/26/2019)

Riverside Health System Honored by Virginia School Boards Association with 2019 Business Honor Roll Award

(Press Release, 8/15/2019)

Riverside Recognized by Forbes, Named Among Best Employers in Virginia

(Press Release, 8/15/2019)

Riverside Health System Middle Peninsula Practices and Hospital Honored in 2019 “Best of Virginia” Reader Survey by Virginia Living Magazine

(Press Release, 7/17/2019)

Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg First in Virginia to Earn Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

(Press Release, 7/11/2019)

Riverside Regional Medical Center Again Receives Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

(Press Release, 6/20/2019)

Riverside Honored with GHXcellence Award for U.S. Health Care Provider of the Year – Small to Medium

(Press Release, 5/30/2019)

Riverside Health System Chairman Alan S. Witt Receives 2019 Excellence in Governance Award

(Press Release, 5/13/2019)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Again Earns Four Stars from Medicare

(Press Release, 4/9/2019)

Riverside Health System President and CEO William B. “Bill” Downey Named Among 50 Most Influential Virginians

(Press Release, 4/1/2019)

Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg Earns Top Spot in Patient Satisfaction Survey

(Press Release, 1/11/2019)

Riverside Facilities Earn “Best Nursing Home” Ratings from U.S. News & World Report

(Press Release, 1/10/2019)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital earns Pathways to Excellence designation

(Press Release, 10/18/2018)

Riverside Shore Wins National Patient Experience Excellence Award

(Press Release, 9/21/2018)

Riverside Nurses Receive “40 Under 40” Awards from Virginia Nurses Association

(Press Release, 8/29/2018)

Premier Inc. Recognizes Riverside Health System Exceptional Foodservices

(Press Release, 6/26/2018)

Accomack County Honors Retiring Dr. Stith

(Press Release, 6/21/2018)

Northampton County Honors Retiring Dr. Stith

(Press Release, 6/13/2018)

Riverside Introduces the Varian Edge™ Radiosurgery Suite to its Dedicated Radiosurgery Center

(Press Release, 6/11/2018)

Riverside Regional Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

(Press Release, 6/4/2018)

Riverside’s Williamsburg Memory Café Earns 2018 Best Practices Award from the Southern Gerontological Society

(Press Release, 5/24/2018)

Riverside’s Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health Noted by the Commonwealth Council on Aging for Microlearning Program

(Press Release, 5/22/2018)

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital on the Middle Peninsula Earns American Nurses Credentialing Center Pathway to Excellence Designation

(Press Release, 5/2/2018)

Blue Ridge PACE Center in Charlottesville to Receive Community Service Award

(Press Release, 4/27/2018)

Riverside Shore Nurse Earns DAISY Recognition for Outstanding Care

(Press Release, 4/10/2018)

Three Riverside Health System Home Health Practices are Named Top Agencies of the 2017 ABILITY | HomeCare Elite

(Press Release, 4/3/2018)

Riverside Health System President and CEO William B. Downey Honored with Peninsula Humanitarian Award

(Press Release, 2/26/2018)

Two Riverside Nursing Facilities Recognized as Top Performers by the American College of Health Care Administrators

(Press Release, 2/21/2018)

The Orchard Recognized Among Nation’s Best

(Press Release, 2/14/2018)

Resident of The Orchard Healthy Living Community Celebrates Being 105 Years Young at Heart

(Press Release, 1/26/2018)

Riverside Shore ICU Nurse Recognized for Extraordinary Care

(Press Release, 1/16/2018)

Riverside Shore Nurse Named Nurse of the Year by March of Dimes

(Press Release, 11/29/2017)

State affirms The Orchard with 3-year licensure extension

(Press Release, 11/17/2017)

Accomplished Riverside Gerontological Nurse Kathleen Fletcher Honored with National Industry Award

(Press Release, 11/10/2017)

Riverside Shore Nurse Named Finalist for March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award

(Press Release, 11/6/2017)

Riverside Shore Nurses Named Finalists for Virginia Nurses Association Leadership Excellence Awards

(Press Release, 10/10/2017)

New Riverside Physical Therapy Sports Residency Program Raises Bar for Local Specialized Care - Accredited Program is One of Only Three Sports Residencies in Virginia, Showcasing Expertise and Vision of Riverside Sports Medicine

(Press Release, 8/24/2017)

The Orchard Earns National Recognition as a Top Care Facility

(Press Release, 8/10/2017)

The Riverside Rehabilitation Center in Hampton Improves to Five-Star Ranking from CMS

(Press Release, 8/4/2017)

Most Wired for 13 Years - Longest in Virginia - Implementation of Epic Electronic Health Record a success. New technology means improvements for collaboration, integration and patient care.

(Press Release, 7/10/2017)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Earns Echocardiography Accreditation

(Press Release, 6/19/2017)

Riverside Convalescent Center West Point earns national honor for work to improve residents’ pain management

(Press Release, 6/8/2017)

Riverside Shore Memorial Earns the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

(Press Release, 3/6/2017)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Among Top 100 in the U.S.

(Press Release, 2/28/2017)

Riverside Physician Selected For The Practice Change Leaders Program

(Press Release, 12/21/2016)

Riverside Shore Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation with Commendation for Excellence

(Press Release, 12/8/2016)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Accredited by DNV GL

(Press Release, 12/5/2016)

Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center Earns 2016 Bronze National Quality Award

(Press Release, 11/1/2016)

Three Riverside Shore Nurses Named Finalists for March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award

(Press Release, 10/25/2016)

Big Benefits for Little Babies - Riverside Regional Medical Center recognized as a Gold Safe Sleep Champion

(Press Release, 10/4/2016)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Nurses are Finalists for Leadership Excellence Award

(Press Release, 10/3/2016)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Earns Primary Stroke Center Certification

(Press Release, 9/20/2016)

Orchard Wins National Quality Award

(Press Release, 8/31/2016)

Top Companies for Leadership Excellence - Taffi Simone, Program Coordinator Workforce Development, Receives Top Corporate Leader Award.

(Press Release, 8/8/2016)

Supply Chain Management National Recognition

(Press Release, 8/8/2016)

Riverside Named 2016 Most Wired for 12th Year

(Press Release, 7/29/2016)

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

(Press Release, 7/27/2016)

Achieving the Pathway to Excellence® Redesignation

(Press Release, 7/25/2016)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Recognizes Excellence in Nursing

(Press Release, 6/13/2016)

Riverside Recognized for Patient Privacy

(Press Release, 1/28/2016)

Riverside Celebrates Team Members 900 Years of Service To The Communities of the Middle Peninsula

(Press Release, 1/27/2016)

New Smithfield nursing home third in state to embrace 'household model'

(Daily Press, 12/14/2015)

Six Riverside hospitals have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission

(Press Release, 11/18/2015)

Riverside designated a comprehensive stroke center - Hospital is one of only three certified centers in Virginia

(Press Release, 10/14/2015)

Riverside Brings Military Caregiver Support Program to Virginia

(Press Release, 9/25/2015)

Riverside Health System named "Most Wired" for eleventh consecutive year

(Press Release, 8/7/2015)

Riverside Health System named Healthcare Purchasing news' 2015 Supply Chain Department of the Year

(Press Release, 7/23/2015)

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital nationally recognized for third year in a row for excellence in providing safe, effective care

(Press Release, 7/3/2015)

The Gardens at Warwick Forest Receives National Award for Improving Quality of Care

(Press Release, 6/18/2015)

Riverside Received Resolution from Virginia General Assembly for 100 Years of Care

(Press Release, 5/21/2015)

Riverside’s Christine Jensen Recognized For Innovation and Leadership In Field of Aging

(Press Release, 4/22/2015)

Riverside Middle Peninsula Cancer Program Earns National Recognition

(Press Release, 4/2/2015)

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital Lowers Readmission Rates For COPD Patients

(Press Release, 4/1/2015)

Riverside Convalescent Center at West Point earns national recognition as a top performing nursing home

(Press Release, 3/30/2015)

Riverside Health System's dementia programs cited as 'best practices'

(Daily Press, 2/3/2015)

Riverside Celebrates Team Members’ 1,040 Years of Service to Communities of the Middle Peninsula

(Press Release, 2/3/2015)

Riverside Celebrates Middle Peninsula Years of Service and Retirees

(Press Release, 1/27/2015)

Riverside Health System’s Four Hospitals Receive NICHE Designation

(Press Release, 4/4/2013)