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2011-06-28 06:30:00

NORFOLK, Va. and RALEIGH, N.C., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleHealth Services, the nation's leading provider of healthcare-grade televisions and interactive patient education solutions, today announced a master agreement with Sentara Healthcare as part of the health system's strategy to advance the patient experience and quality of healthcare in its facilities. Striving to enhance its patient-centered model, the Virginia-based not-for-profit health system determined the need for...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-year, incentive-based wellness program at Sentara Healthcare, implemented in partnership with Optima Health, a division of Sentara Healthcare, demonstrated a substantial improvement in employee health and a $3.4-million savings in healthcare costs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/optimahealth/46413/ "For every dollar spent to incentivize employees to improve their...

2010-09-15 04:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that Sentara Healthcare has selected Omnicell OmniRx® automated medication dispensing systems and Omnicell's SecureVault(TM) to monitor and streamline medication management throughout its facilities. Sentara serves a patient population of more than two million, and chose to replace its current vendor with...

2008-12-02 12:15:00

Proposed 200-bed facility would serve current and future community needs RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of Virginia's largest and most viable healthcare systems are joining forces to build a 200-bed hospital in Virginia Beach. Sentara Healthcare (www.sentara.com) and Bon Secours Virginia (www.bonsecours.com) have agreed to collaborate in building Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, targeted to open in 2010. The agreement calls for each hospital system to operate hospital-related...

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