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Imagine a workplace where an electronic medical record links every environment and episode of care...
Sentara is developing a clinical data repository that will allow patient information to be shared across physical boundaries, including hospitals, physician offices, diagnostic centers and patient's homes.
Innovations like this and other technological firsts demonstrate how Sentara is an innovative quality health care provider.
Sentara was the first in the country to introduce an Electronic Intensive Care Unit System called eICU
. Through the use of advanced technology and computer software, Sentara pioneered the most dramatic reduction of mortality in the history of ICU care.
Other technological advancements that help nurses provide outstanding care and improve patient outcomes include:
- Use of wireless phones throughout the hospital, making it easier for nurses to be reached and for you to reach others
- Voice-activated controls in the operating room, making it a "Smart OR"