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Sentara Martha Jefferson Achieves Magnet® Re-designation

July 07, 2016

The Magnet Recognition Program® designation culminates a multi-year journey toward recognition for excellence in patient care, innovation in nursing practice and a supportive work environment for nurses.


A first-in-the-nation quality certification

June 30, 2016

Sentara Healthcare is the first healthcare system in the country to receive multi-site certification in the ISO 9001 Quality Management system from its accrediting body, DNV-GL.


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital now offers ORBERA™

June 07, 2016

ORBERA™ is a safe and effective weight loss solution with 20 years of global experience and real world results.


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.