| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:07 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2012
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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:09 PM
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...