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Welcome to the new

June 09, 2015

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Sentara, DoD exchange secure patient data

April 28, 2015

Sentara Healthcare and the Department of Defense are now able to securely share electronic patient health information across the nation using the eHealth Exchange.


Sentara expert responds to use of e-cigarettes

April 27, 2015

Smoking cessation specialists at Sentara are concerned about the increasing use of e-cigarettes and smoking alternatives among teens and young adults.


Working together for heart health of orangutans

April 02, 2015

Sentara Heart cardiologists team up with the Virginia Zoo to provide heart screenings for two of its resident orangutans.


Sentara pet therapy program brings joy, comfort to patients

March 17, 2015

The pet therapy program at Sentara features dogs of every shape and size. Working with their handlers, these special volunteers bring joy and comfort to patients.