| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:13 AM
In April, the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services launched the Partnership for Patients, an effort to save thousands of lives by stopping millions of preventable injuries and complications in patient care over the next 3 years.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:20 AM
The Williamsburg Community Health Foundation announced last week it will award $1 million in grants to members of the Chronic Care Collaborative.
The Chronic Care Collaborative is a six-member consortium of non-profit health care providers serving...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads is the latest to add PET/CT scanning to their arsenal in the fight for cancer survival.
The combined imaging system results in faster and more accurate assessments for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. PET/CT scanners...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:12 AM
Yorktown Market Days will be offering a series of chef demonstrations in the coming weeks.
Located on the Yorktown waterfront between Buckner and Ballard Streets, the market operates from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Sept. 17 and on selected...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was the only Hampton Roads hospital ranked nationally in a specialty by U.S. News & World Report.
The hospital's cardiology and heart surgery program ranked 47th among hospitals nationally, according to the annual...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Sentara Healthcare will christen the new Sentara Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance Friday.
The new, $7.2 million helicopter replaces one that was 25 years old. The new helicopter, the Eurocopter EC-145, was bought with financial support from...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Need help keeping track of your medications? Want to view medical test results on the go?
There's an app for that.
Sentara Healthcare on Monday will roll out its free MyChart app for iPhones and iPads for the more than 51,000 users of Sentara's...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 7:06 AM
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News and Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical in York County outperformed the national average in seven of eight conditions patients can acquire during hospital stays, according to the Centers for...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 7:24 AM
HAMPTON — Vietnam veteran Chuck Gargulis is being treated for a rare bone marrow disease and sees doctors at the Hampton VA Medical Center and Bon Secours Virginia Health System.
Because he's seeing doctors from different networks, Gargulis, an...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Davon Barton turned his frustration into action.
Troubled by the death of his former Christopher Newport basketball teammate, Brian Herrmann, and three other men after an April 16 car accident, Barton took his feelings online, blogging about both his...