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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 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.


Portable hard drives stolen from Sentara Heart Hospital

October 02, 2015

A letter was sent this week to 1,040 patients who underwent electrophysiology procedures at Sentara Heart Hospital in one of the electrophysiology labs.


Sentara Healthcare prepared for ICD-10

September 10, 2015

Sentara has invested almost $32 million in training, technology and process redesign to prepare for ICD-10.


CEO Bernd to retire in 2016, Kern to assume role

September 03, 2015

After 43 years with Sentara Healthcare - 21 years as CEO - David Bernd will retire March 3, 2016.