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, based in Norfolk, Virginia, is an acknowledged leader in patient safety, quality and innovation with a corporate mission 'To Improve Health Every Day.' An integrated not-for-profit system with 26,000 employees, Sentara serves Virginia and northeastern North Carolina with 11 acute care hospitals including a Level I trauma center, outpatient campuses, rehabilitation, home health and hospice, senior services, medical groups, an ambulance service, the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and the Sentara College of Health Sciences. Optima Health is a Sentara-owned health plan. Four foundations support creative solutions to help meet community health needs. Learn more at Sentara.com.