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Free mammograms offered for uninsured women

August 15, 2016

Through a community grant from Susan G. Komen Tidewater, the Sentara Cancer Network is offering free mammograms and breast cancer screening education.


U.S. News & World Report ranks Sentara Norfolk 2nd in VA

August 02, 2016

Cardiology & Heart Surgery at Sentara Heart Hospital improved its rank to 24th in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. In the same report, Diabetes & Endocrinology, an Eastern Virginia Medical School specialty, is also ranked 24th.


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital opens helipad

August 01, 2016

Patients in more rural communities now have faster access to Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital's emergency services.


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.