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Sentara RMH received tobacco prevention grant

August 21, 2015

Sentara RMH has received a $180,000 grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth for tobacco prevention among middle-school children.


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.


Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

July 16, 2015

The Big Latch On, a worldwide synchronized breastfeeding event, will take place Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center.


Sentara RMH employees raise nearly $96,000

July 13, 2015

Sentara RMH employees have raised $95,909 through the 2015 Employee Gifts Campaign, an annual fundraiser supporting general equipment and program needs at the hospital.


New law affects outpatients at Virginia hospitals

June 29, 2015

Sentara hospitals in Virginia are preparing for compliance as of July 1, 2015 for a new law requiring outpatients located in the hospital to be informed verbally and in writing of their status.