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Company Overview of Virginia Commonwealth University

Company Overview

Virginia Commonwealth University is an educational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers courses in arts, business, education, engineering, humanities, communications, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. The schools of the university include School of Allied Health Professions, School of the Arts, School of Education School of Education, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine. Virginia Commonwealth University was formerly known as Medical College of Virginia and changed its name to Virginia Commonwealth University in January, 1968. The university was founded in 1838 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond, VA 23284

United States

Founded in 1838



Key Executives for Virginia Commonwealth University

Interim Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences
Vice Provost of Instruction
Director of the Health Policy and Law Initiative
Chairman of Department of Neurology and Director of Center for Parkinson's Disease Research
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Virginia Commonwealth University Key Developments

Anesthesia Business Consultants and Virginia Commonwealth University to Partner on Strategic Initiatives

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC) announced that its latest partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University, (VCU) Department of Anesthesiology to provide integrated practice management billing services. ABC entered into discussions with VCU to explore options to integrate VCU’s billing information into ABC’s proprietary practice management software, F1RSTAnesthesia. Effective September 1, 2015, ABC will begin receiving charge information from VCU. This data will be processed via F1RSTAnesthesia with its very sophisticated concurrency and reporting modules and returned to VCU’s GE-IDX system through a secure HL7 interface. The data will then be finalized via VCU’s GE-IDX system, allowing VCU to bill claims out of their historical system, maintaining the look and feel of an internal process.

Virginia Commonwealth University Announces Executive Changes

Akel I Kahera has been appointed dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts (VCUQatar), pending approval by the VCU Board of Visitors at its May 8, 2015 meeting. Dr. Kahera succeeds Allyson Vanstone, who will leave VCUQatar in June after a successful eight-year tenure. Kahera joins from Clemson University, where he is associate dean in the College of Architecture, Arts Humanities.

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