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  • Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash

    Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The U.S. Navy will be begin cutting compensation checks as early as Monday to victims of last week's fiery crash of a fighter jet into apartment buildings in Virginia Beach, Virginia. "We are committed to doing the right thing to...
  • Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia

    Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia
    A Navy fighter jet experienced a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during takeoff Friday over the military community of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and rained a stench of jet fuel shortly before crashing into apartment buildings, according to...
  • Health Notes: It's a difficult TALK to have; Sentara helps families plan for advance medical care

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> It's a difficult TALK to have; Sentara helps families plan for advance medical care
        Sentara urges patients, families to TALK about Advance Care Planning               Sentara Healthcare has launched an updated information program urging patients and their families to TALK -- about advance care planning. It's the TALK that everyone...
  • Health Notes: New diagnostic equipment helps patients at Lions Center for Sight

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> New diagnostic equipment helps patients at Lions Center for Sight
    The Lions Center for Sight at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital averages 6,200 patient visits a year; half the patient base qualifies for assistance through the Sentara Charity Care program or public assistance. The donation of a Humphrey Visual Field...
  • Sentara launching 'virtual' doctor visits in October

    Sentara launching 'virtual' doctor visits in October
    Sentara Healthcare and MDLIVE, a Florida-based tele-health company, have partnered to provide tele-health services in real time to patients throughout Virginia. Patients will have access to "virtual" medical consultations via secure telephone lines and...
  • W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger

    W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger
    WILLIAMSBURG — Pre-med students at the College of William & Mary might be able to stay with their alma mater for medical school. The college will consider merging with Eastern Virginia Medical School to create the W&M School of Medicine, the...
  • Sentara hoping to add psych beds in Virginia Beach

    Sentara hoping to add psych beds in Virginia Beach
    Sentara Healthcare will seek a Certificate of Public Need (COPN) for up to 24 behavioral health beds at Sentara Virginia Beach General. Under the proposal, the hospital intends to convert more than 20 of its 276 licensed beds for geriatric and general...
  • Got asthma? New treatment available at Sentara Williamsburg Regional

    Got asthma? New treatment available at Sentara Williamsburg Regional
    Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center has begun offering a new treatment for severe asthma called Bronchial Thermoplasty.  This minimally invasive outpatient procedure uses a bronchoscope to deliver thermal energy to the lungs of patients with...
  • Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies

    Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies
    The following businesses received awards from CINCH (a regional child health coalition sponsored by EVMS) for their support for breastfeeding employees: - Bons Secours DePaul Medical Center - Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital - Bon Secours Maryview...
  • Sentara medical director appointed to Virginia Center for Health Innovation

    Sentara medical director appointed to Virginia Center for Health Innovation
    Shane Peng, vice president and senior medical director for Sentara Medical Group, has been appointed to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation. A non-profit established by the commonwealth, the center's mission is to work with interested groups to...
  • Peninsula health systems focus on putting safety first

    Peninsula health systems focus on putting safety first
    Local hospitals are working hard to be safer places for patients. Representatives of the three major health systems on the Peninsula, independently of each other, describe it as a "culture shift" in progress. The drivers behind enhanced accountability...
  • Sentara opens new therapy center

    Sentara opens new therapy center
    Sentara has opened its newest therapy center in Quinton, expanding Sentara Therapy Services in the Greater Williamsburg area.  The new therapy center, located in Kentwood Square at 2500 New Kent Highway is just 30 miles from Sentara Williamsburg Regional...