Hospitals 2014

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

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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd., Norfolk, 757-261-6700
Founded: 1977
Overview: General medical/surgical, outpatient and ambulatory services.
Beds: 250
Physicians: 1,269 combined with Sentara Norfolk
Employees: 3,374
ER visits: 65,595
Other specialties: Advanced imaging center, eICU-a highly advanced intensive care monitoring system, advanced imaging center, comprehensive breast cancer center, da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, and family maternity suites. Also hyperbaric oxygen therapy unit for wound care, carbon monoxide poisoning and ‘the bends’ for scuba divers. Also interpreters, palliative care, pulmonary diagnostic care, wound ostomy clinic. Sentara OrthoJoint Center specializes in joint replacement.
What’s new: East Tower opened November 2013 with dedicated OrthoJoint unit and rehab program. Campus renovations continue through 2016 with two five-story patient towers to replace 1977-era patient wings, two-story atrium lobby and renovated outpatient areas and public spaces, multi-story parking garage with 400 spaces.
Awards and accreditations: Leapfrog hospital safety score of A. Named to The LeapFrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals in 2010.
Electronic medical records: Sentara eCare Health Network and MyChart for patients

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach, 757-395-8000
Founded: 1964
Overview: Acute care facility with region’s only Level III Trauma Center, meaning it has demonstrated an ability to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care and stabilization of injured patients and emergency operations.
Beds: 276
Physicians: 777
Employees: 1,399
ER visits: 82,556
Other specialties: Stroke center, Coastal Cancer Center, Sleep Disorders Center, MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing and hip replacement, OrthoJoint center, inpatient rehab unit, diabetes center, orthopedics, palliative care program, pain management.
Awards and accreditations: Accredited by Society of Chest Pain Centers in 2011. Certified by The Joint Commission as advanced primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction treatment, and heart failure treatment. Leapfrog hospital safety score of A. No. 12 ranked hospital in Virginia and No. 2 in Virginia Beach metro area in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013–14 America’s Best Hospitals, as well as high performance ranking in nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics.
What’s new: 24-bed inpatient behavioral health unit opened December 2013.
Electronic medical records: Sentara eCare Health Network and MyChart

Sentara Obici Hospital
2800 Godwin Blvd., Suffolk, 757-934-4000
Founded: 1951; funded by a trust established by Planters Peanuts founder Amedeo Obici in memory of his wife, Louise. Moved to current site in 2002, and merged with Sentara Healthcare in 2006.
Overview: Imaging, physical rehab and cancer services.
Employees: 933
Physicians: 460
ER visits: 74,773
Other specialties: OrthoJoint Center, behavioral medicine, breast center, heartburn treatment center, Kanine Kandystripers, medical social work and women’s center. Also shock wave treatment to dissolve kidney stones.
Awards and accreditations: 2012 winner of the National Research Corp.’s Picker’s third annual Path to Excellence award recognizing healthcare organizations for their dedication to improving the patient experience. Leapfrog hospital safety score of A.
What’s new: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, inpatient orthopedic rehab unit.
Electronic medical records: Sentara eCare Health Network and MyChart

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
2025 Glenn Mitchell Dr., Virginia Beach, 757-507-1000
Founded: August 2011
Overview: Acute care hospital, emergency room with clinical decision unit, advanced imaging, family maternity center.
Beds: 160
Employees: 998
Physicians: 656
ER visits: 74,594
Special programs: Specialized surgical services, OrthoJoint center, comprehensive pain management center, eICU, neonatal ICU, palliative care, pulmonary and critical care, vascular care.
Awards and accreditations: No. 16 ranked hospital in Virginia and No. 414 America’s Best Hospitals, as well as high performance ranking in geriatrics.
What’s new: 70-30 partnership with Bon Secours.
Electronic medical records: Sentara eCare Health Network and MyChart

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