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Sentara Laboratory Services named 'Lab of the Year'

April 07, 2016

Medical Laboratory Observer cited Sentara Laboratory Services for supporting consumer-driven care. More than 700 professionals at 12 Sentara hospitals perform more than ten million tests annually.


CEO Kern assumes role, promotes COO from within

March 04, 2016

Howard Kern, former COO of 18 years, assumes role as the new president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare.


Tenth Sentara OrthoJoint Center® opens

February 12, 2016

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital joins nine other Sentara hospitals in providing patients and families a new approach to hip and knee replacement surgery with the introduction of its Sentara OrthoJoint Center®.


Sentara addresses Zika virus concerns

February 02, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus an international emergency on Feb. 1, 2016.


Understanding how chemotherapy works

December 17, 2015

Chemotherapy and radiation are two common treatment options that often are thought about after a cancer diagnosis. But what exactly is chemotherapy, and how do you know if it's right for your diagnosis?

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