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Discharge binders aimed at helping patients understand

July 29, 2015

A new process is being piloted at Martha Jefferson that aims at making the process of leaving the hospital easier for patients.

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What you need to know about outpatient surgery

July 27, 2015

There are some key things you need to know in order to make your experience with outpatient surgery successful.

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Martha Jefferson named 'Most Wired' hospital

July 22, 2015

Martha Jefferson Hospital was recently named a "Most Wired" hospital for 2015.

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Sentara cardiology, ENT programs top ranked

July 21, 2015

For the 15th consecutive year, the Cardiology & Heart Surgery program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is ranked among the nation’s Top 50 heart programs in the U.S. News & World Report annual ‘Best Hospitals’ edition.

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Trends in bariatric surgery

July 20, 2015

Bariatric, or weight loss, surgery has been around for some time. However, recently surgeons are seeing new trends in terms of what patients are seeking.