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Sentara Martha Jefferson Achieves Magnet® Re-designation

July 07, 2016

The Magnet Recognition Program® designation culminates a multi-year journey toward recognition for excellence in patient care, innovation in nursing practice and a supportive work environment for nurses.


A first-in-the-nation quality certification

June 30, 2016

Sentara Healthcare is the first healthcare system in the country to receive multi-site certification in the ISO 9001 Quality Management system from its accrediting body, DNV-GL.


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital now offers ORBERA™

June 07, 2016

ORBERA™ is a safe and effective weight loss solution with 20 years of global experience and real world results.


Sentara Leigh president named Corporate VP

June 01, 2016

Teresa L. 'Terrie' Edwards, president of Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk since 2008, has been promoted to corporate vice president for the Sentara Peninsula and Western Tidewater regions, effective June 1.


Virginia's first Ornish Reversal Program launched

May 30, 2016

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital has launched Dr. Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease®.