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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.


9 Sentara hospitals earn A's for patient safety

October 29, 2015

Nine Sentara hospitals have been recognized for their dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score.


Dealing with lower back pain

October 07, 2015

Lower back pain is a common problem for many.


Treating Dupuytren's disease

October 05, 2015

Dupuytren's disease is a common hand problem and can affect people as they begin to age.