What really matters is the result. Was the surgery successful? Was the outcome what you hoped for? Sentara's goal is to lead the industry to achieve top 10 percent performance wherever national benchmarks exist. These results are the measures Sentara invites you to examine throughout our organization. You'll find outcomes that soar above the national standards. Read more information within the Quality and Patient Safety section of this website. Read More About Sentara's Quality Distinctions Patient Safety Making Healthcare Safe for YouHospital Quality Measures Heart Attack Care Heart Failure Care Pneumonia Care Surgical Care Mortality RatesPatient Satisfaction Patient Satisfaction MeasuresOther Quality Measures Cancer Care Heart Care Overall Home Care Services Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Nursing Home Care Thoracic SurgeryDisclaimer: Please remember that medical information provided by Sentara Healthcare, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only. This information is not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. We will do our best to provide you with information that will help you make health care decisions.