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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.
  • Beacon Award Silver –Intensive Care Unit, 2018-2021
  • Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Grade 'A' in Hospital Safety Scores from the Leapfrog Group
  • 2020 Chest Pain – MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology
  • Get With the Guidelines (GWTG®) Stroke Program Awards:
    • Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
    • Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Primary Stroke Center certification from DNV-GL Healthcare
  • ISO Certification from DNV-GL Healthcare
  • Top 10th Percentile for NDNQI: Pressure Injury Improvements
  • Named one of Virginia Living magazine's 2019 Top 50 Hospitals
  • Home of the region’s only dedicated orthopedic hospital –The Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award (2020, 2019) by Healthgrades
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2020, 2019, 2018) by Healthgrades
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award (2021) by Healthgrades
  • Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award (2021, 2019) by Healthgrades
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award (2021, 2019) by Healthgrades
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award (2020) by Healthgrades
  • Critical Care Excellence Award (2019) by Healthgrades
  • Accredited echocardiography laboratory, by the Intersocietal Accredidation Commission
  • Accredited Vascular laboratory, by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
  • Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for Cardiac Rehab
  • Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for Pulmonary Rehab
  • Accredited Ultrasound Lab, American College of Radiology
  • Accredited Mammo Lab, American College of Radiology
  • Accredited Nuclear Lab, American College of Radiology
  • Accredited MRI, American College of Radiology
  • Accredited as Virginia's first Integrated Network Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer
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