Liisa Ortegon leads one of state's largest hospitals
Norfolk-based Sentara Healthcare announced Wednesday it has hired Liisa Ortegon as the new president of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, one of the state’s largest hospitals. She replaces Carolyn Carpenter, who
Coronavirus deaths surpass 5,000 in commonwealth
Just after surpassing more than 5,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Virginia hit its highest daily average of new COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row. As of Monday, the state’s
Three hospitals receive top marks in annual satisfaction survey
Virginia’s patient satisfaction rate held steady in a recently released nationwide survey, but just three hospitals in the commonwealth received the highest marks. Overall, Virginia patient satisfaction trails the national
4 million-square-foot mixed-use development will also include residential, commercial, retail, entertainment
The city of Alexandria announced Tuesday that Inova Health System will build a $1 billion medical campus at the 51-acre site of the former Landmark Mall — anchoring a new
U.Va. model predicts 400,000+ more Va. cases in 2021
The state saw 25,741 new COVID-19 cases and 240 more deaths last week, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s Dec. 21 update. The current seven-day positivity rate is 11.4%,
U.S. News and World Report releases 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings
University of Virginia Medical Center once again was ranked the best hospital in Virginia by U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, which
Dr. Brett Sharp is a triple board physician and has 29 years of clinical experience.
Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents in New Kent County, which treats patients who suffer from chronic illness, brain injury or neurological impairment, announced this week that Dr. Brett Sharp
Governor assures Virginians it's safe to seek health care
Virginia hospitals, outpatient care providers, dentists and veterinarians can resume performing elective surgeries and nonemergency procedures after a temporary ban expires at midnight Thursday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced during a
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association argues ban has lasted long enough.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday extended the ban on elective surgeries at Virginia hospitals until May 1, despite the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s (VHHA) letter sent to Northam urging
Dr. Rebekah A. Sensenig, an infectious disease specialist with Riverside Health System, offers advice.
After Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia and closed schools for the next two weeks, businesses are understandably seeking guidance as they navigate how to