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525-bed Academic Medical Center

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Area’s Only Level 1 Trauma Center & Burn Care Unit

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Home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance

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First Magnet® hospital in southeastern Virginia

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Region’s First & Only Dedicated Heart Hospital

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INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH & CLINICAL CARE

SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSPITAL: A MAGNET® HOSPITAL

Magnet® designation is the highest credential that a healthcare organization can earn for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Earned by less than 10 percent of U.S. hospitals, it encourages and supports evidence-based practice, professional growth and decision-making by nurses at every career stage.

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS

U.S. News & World Report: Best Hospitals (2021)

  • No. 1 hospital in Hampton Roads
  • Tied for No. 3 in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Top 50 national ranking in Urology
  • Recognized for several high-performing specialty programs including Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Geriatrics

First eICU(R), a remote monitoring system for intensive care, in the nation

America’s first in-vitro baby was born at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

ABOUT SENTARA HEALTHCARE

Sentara Healthcare celebrates more than 130 years in pursuit of its mission to improve health every day. Named to IBM Watson Health’s 2018 “Top 15 Health Systems,” Sentara is an integrated, not-for-profit system of 12 hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina. The Sentara family also includes four medical groups, home care and hospice, ambulatory outpatient campuses, two health plans, the Sentara College of Health Sciences and more.

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