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New spine surgery technology available

November 23, 2015

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital is the first in Hampton Roads to offer Mazor Robotics Renaissance for spine surgery


Sentara Leigh Hospital receives Magnet designation

November 20, 2015

Sentara Leigh Hospital has received confirmation of its prestigious Magnet Recognition Program® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Sentara announces new chair for Board of Directors

November 16, 2015

Bob Fort will complete his term as Chair of the Sentara Healthcare Board of Directors, but remain on the board. Sandy Harris, current Vice-Chair will assume the role of Chairman effective Nov.16, 2015.


Sentara Life Care breaks ground on new nursing center

November 05, 2015

Sentara Life Care has broken ground on a nursing and rehabilitation center replacement facility on its Chesapeake, Va. campus with an innovative ‘household’ design and approach to care.


Sentara Heart Hospital offers new wireless heart monitor

October 30, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Va., became the first healthcare center in Southeastern Virginia to implant a new, miniaturized, wireless monitor in a patient to manage heart failure, a condition affecting 5.1 million Americans.