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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.


Tennis tournament proceeds provide added support

September 02, 2015

The In The Pink Tennis Tournament put on by the Women's Committee of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital will be held later this month.


Treating pancreatic cancer

August 31, 2015

Pancreatic cancer is a somewhat uncommon cancer. For those who are diagnosed, surgery is often times used as a treatment option.


Screening for cardiovascular disease

August 19, 2015

Understanding your risk for cardiovascular disease is important and can be accomplished with a few simple tests at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

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