2016-17 Sentara Orthopedics Annual Report

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Sentara Awards National Recognition

Awards & Recognition

The dedication of our staff and community physicians has helped Sentara in earning a national reputation for exceptional patient outcomes and innovative care in 2016. Sentara is continually recognized as one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the nation. We have earned a multitude of awards and accolades for our orthopedic care.


2016 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Distinction
Center Award for Hip and Knee Replacement 

Recognition was awarded to eight Sentara hospitals across the system:

  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
  • Sentara Obici Hospital
  • Sentara RMH Medical Center
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center

In 2016 Hospital Compare recognized Sentara Leigh Hospital as the only hospital in the Virginia to be recognized as both “Better than the National Rate for Hip and Knee Complications and Better than the National Rate for Readmissions.” Hospital Compare has information on the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals. This can be used to compare the quality of healthcare across the country. (Medicare.gov)

2016 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shielddesignation for Spine Surgery was awarded to five Sentara hospitals:

  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Truven
Sentara Leigh Hospital was recognized as a 100 top Truven hospital by Truven Health Analytics in 2017.  These hospitals demonstrated major improvements in the areas of inpatient mortality and complication rates, 30-day readmissions and lengths of stay, according to the study.

Healthgrades Names Top Hospitals for Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Healthgrades in an organization that covers the people, policy and technology driving next-generation healthcare in the U.S. Each year they release a list of more than 400 hospitals as part of their annual Patient Safety Excellence Award that, by their analysis, perform above their peers when it comes to limiting deadly medical errors and other preventable patient harm incidents.

Patient Safety:

  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara RMH Medical Center
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center

Healthgrades also publishes a Patient Experience Award list that they also say represents the top 15% of facilities when it comes to patient experience based on the facility’s Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems surveys to gauge how highly patients rank them. According to Healthgrades, the awarded hospitals represent the top 15% in the nation.

Patient Experience:

  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center

The full list of winners can be found at www.healthcareitnews.com/node/537874

Becker’s Hospital Review: National Recognition

Becker’s Healthcare recognized Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh as one of the top 100 Great Orthopedic Programs in the nation for 2016 and among the top 100 Hospital and Health Systems Orthopedic Programs for 2017. 

Express Track program made Becker’s 2016 Top 10 List, “How 10 Hospitals took their Joint Replacement Programs to the Next Level”

Nursing Magnet® Accreditation is held
by seven Sentara hospitals:

  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
  • Sentara RMH Medical Center
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional
    Medical Center

All of these hospitals have earned this recognition for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.

 

U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 included:book-icon

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, #1
hospital in Hampton Roads; tied for #2 in Virginia.

Sentara Leigh Hospital as a regional high performing hospital in Orthopedics, and #2 hospital in Hampton Roads; #9 in Virginia.

Sentara RMH Medical Center and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in a 3-way tie for #12 hospital in the Virginia.