Awards & Accolades

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital's distinctions include:

  • Designated as a Center of Excellence in Continence by the National Association for Continence

Center of Excellence in Continence

  • Accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for adult echocardiography, transedophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing
  • Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation to provide cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention from the Society of Cardiovascular Care Primary Stroke Center, DNV
  • Accredited as a Vein Center by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
  • Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons as an Integrated Network Cancer program & a Commission on Cancer program
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American College of Radiology certification in Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasound and Mammography
  • FDA certification in Mammography
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Spine Surgery & Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield
  • Certified in carotid artery stenting by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2019. 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 Virginia Beach General Hospital is proud to achieve Magnet recognition, as this credential reinforces our dedication to quality patient care.

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