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AUG
02

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.

JUN
30

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.

APR
22

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.

APR
07

Sentara Laboratory Services named 'Lab of the Year'

April 07, 2016

Medical Laboratory Observer cited Sentara Laboratory Services for supporting consumer-driven care. More than 700 professionals at 12 Sentara hospitals perform more than ten million tests annually.

MAR
04

CEO Kern assumes role, promotes COO from within

March 04, 2016

Howard Kern, former COO of 18 years, assumes role as the new president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare.

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