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Sentara earns top grades for patient safety

May 11, 2016

Eight Sentara hospitals were recognized by receiving "A" ratings in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.


8 hospitals earn hip and knee Blue Distinction

April 22, 2016

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has selected eight Sentara Healthcare hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.


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®.

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