Emergency Department Care Coordination Program

News Release from the Office of the Governor

For Immediate Release: July 31, 2018

New technology solution will help hospital emergency departments communicate and collaborate to improve patient care

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of Virginia’s Emergency Department Care Coordination (EDCC) Program. This single, statewide technology solution connects all emergency departments in the Commonwealth, facilitating near real-time communication and collaboration among health care providers, health plans, clinical and care management personnel for patients receiving emergency medical services. The program also integrates the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program and the Advance Healthcare Directive Registry. Virginia is the first state in the nation to connect all of its emergency department systems in this way…

See full PDF of the Governor’s news release here.

Back to News & Events