Awards & Accolades
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is recognized in the 2015-16 America’s Best Hospitals ranking of U.S. News & World Report. In the ranking, the hospital earned two national rankings for the Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Ear, Nose & Throat programs, in addition to as being high-performing in seven specialties that included Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2008 and 2014. 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 Norfolk General Hospital is proud to achieve Magnet recognition, as this credential reinforces our dedication to quality patient care.