Awards & Accolades

Sentara Careplex Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Sentara Careplex Hospital received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2017. ANCC’ s Magnet Recognition Program® identifies superior quality in nursing care and is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Currently, only approximately seven percent of all U.S. health care hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition. The Magnet Recognition Program® was developed by the ANCC to recognize healthcare organizations that provide nursing excellence and to disseminate successful nursing practices and strategies. The Magnet® program is recognized as the gold standard of nursing excellence. Sentara Careplex Hospital is proud to achieve Magnet recognition, as this credential reinforces our dedication to quality patient care.

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Sentara CarePlex Hospital's distinctions also include:

  • Participant in the Sentara Cancer Network, the only accredited cancer network program in Virginia.
  • Designation as a Center of Excellence in weight loss surgery.
  • Two medical office buildings on campus to provide access to primary care physicians and specialists.
  • Home of the region’s only dedicated orthopedic hospital – the Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex.