Hospitals 2014

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Complete Guide To The Region’s Medical Centers

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Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital
9507 Hospital Ave., Nassawadox, 757-414-8000
Founded: 1928
Overview: Emergency care, critical care, surgery, newborn care, physical therapy and diagnostic imaging.
Beds: 143
Awards and accreditations: Accredited by The Joint Commission, American College of Radiology, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories. Leapfrog hospital safety rating of A.
Electronic medical records: myHealth eLink and mySmartPlan

Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, 757-928-8000
Founded: 1986
Overview: Only Peninsula hospital dedicated to rehabilitation. Treatment plans to help patients regain function and independence with self-care and activities of daily living. Mobility training as well as intensive physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Beds: 50
Special programs: Stroke recovery, amputation, neurological rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, brain injury and medically complex rehab.
Awards and accreditations: Accredited by The Joint Commission
Electronic medical records: myHealth eLink and mySmartPlan
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
7519 Hospital Dr., Gloucester, 804-639-8800
Founded: 1977
Overview: Acute care facility provides emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiology and imaging.
Beds: 67
Special programs: Middle Peninsula Cancer Institute and Riverside Home Care. Physical therapy as well as nutrition, speech, hand and occupational therapy. Wellness and fitness center, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology and sleep center, orthopedics, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, physiatry, urology, vascular, women’s health and wellness.
Awards and accreditations: Top performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, Leapfrog safety score of A.
What’s new: 12,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art intensive care unit opened in 2013; outpatient imaging opened March 2014; new hospital lab to be completed late 2014.
Electronic medical records: Via MyHealth eLink and mySmartPlan
Sentara CarePlex
3000 Coliseum Dr., Hampton, 757-736-1000
Founded: 2002
Overview: Acute care, specialized services in cardiac, vascular and urologic care. Advanced diagnostic and surgical capabilities. eICU monitors patients closely with state-of-the-art equipment and computer software. Advanced surgical programs, emergency cardiac intervention and fellowship-trained physicians. Home to the Orthopaedic Hospital.
Beds: 224
Physicians: 467
Employees: 1,139
ER visits: 118,507
Special programs: Sentara Cancer Institute, weight loss surgery, orthopedic hospital, acute care for elders unit, audiology, breast imaging center, cardiac/heart, colorectal program, imaging, interpreters, neurosciences services, PET/CT scan and sleep disorders center. Also vascular access center to help manage peripheral vascular disease, treat varicose and spider veins, perform vein mapping for optimal access points for kidney dialysis, fistula management for dialysis.
Awards and accreditations: Leapfrog hospital safety score of A. Top performer in 2012 on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Stroke program designated as Primary Stroke Center by Joint Commission for excellence in stroke care.
Electronic medical records: Sentara eCare Health Network and MyChart

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr., Norfolk, 757-388-3000
Founded: 1888 as Retreat for the Sick
Overview: Region’s first Magnet Hospital, recognizing high-quality nursing. Tertiary care facility with specialists for consultation. Home to the area’s only Level I Trauma Center with care for all aspects of injury from prevention to rehab. Home of Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance. Services also include burn trauma unit, a nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital, and the region’s only solid organ transplant center for heart, kidney and pancreas.
Beds: 525
Physicians: 1,269 combined with Sentara Leigh
Employees: 3,374
ER visits: 69,674
Other programs: Advanced imaging center, comprehensive breast center, eICU—highly advanced electronic monitoring system for intensive care patients, orthopedic trauma services, genital and pelvic reconstruction, forensic nurse examiners program, hybrid operating room with advanced imaging to aid in surgery, CyberKnife RadioSurgery system, Hospital for Extended Recovery, interpreters, maternity including special care for high risk premature babies, neuroscience, da Vinci robotic surgery, Sentara Cancer Institute, sleep disorders center and stroke center.
Awards and accreditations: No. 1 ranked hospital in Virginia and Virginia Beach metro area in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013–14 America’s Best Hospitals, as well as national rankings for heart and nephrology programs, and high performance in cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, ear/nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
Electronic medical records: Via eCare Health Network for medical professionals and online access for patients via Sentara MyChart

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