Sentara Healthcare and Eastern Virginia Medical School have combined their clinical, technological and research expertise to launch new, innovative clinical programs to serve residents of Hampton Roads and beyond. The joint programs combine the latest in research, state-of-the-art technology and a multidisciplinary care team to bring patients quality care through advanced diagnosis and treatment options for a variety of medical conditions.
The contribution of EVMS and Sentara Healthcare to the wellness of Hampton Roads citizens and those who travel here for care is a tradition that is being carried on through this collaboration. This unique partnership makes it possible to offer a wide range of state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services for a variety of medical conditions experienced by men and women.
Many medical conditions are interrelated, so a patient's diagnosis and treatment may begin with one specialist and continue with another. The Sentara · EVMS programs coordinate this care from a variety of medical specialists and ancillary health providers such as nutritionists and physical therapists, to deliver the most advanced care available for patients.
Designed for the patient's benefit, new programs and services offered by this partnership originate from the national reputation for research, medical education and clinical care by EVMS, and the quality care, leading edge technology, innovative medical diagnosis and focus on patient safety by Sentara.
Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence and fostering the highest ethical standards in patient care, education and research. We strive to improve the health of our community and to be recognized as a national center of intellectual and clinical strength in medicine. Caring for over 1,500 patients a day, EVMS Health Services is a not-for-profit physician practice supporting Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). More than 150 physicians represent 20 specialties in primary care, obstetrics, medical and surgical care as well as radiation oncology, laboratory and pathology services. Learn more at evms.edu.
Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and was the #1 most integrated healthcare system for two years consecutively in 2010 and 2011. Sentara, a not-for-profit health system, operates more than 100 sites of care serving residents across Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The system is comprised of 10 acute care hospitals, including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia, and 2 in the Blue Ridge region, advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, a home health and hospice agency, a 3,680-provider medical staff, and three medical groups with 618 providers. Sentara also offers medical transport ambulances and Nightingale, the first air ambulance serving Hampton Roads. Optima Health, an award winning Sentara owned health plan, serves 440,000 members in Virginia. Learn more at Sentara.com.