Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). People can also get Zika through sex with an infected man, and the virus can also be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. The most common symptoms of Zika are...
Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital was recently recognized as the region’s first Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
LYNCHBURG, Va.--Centra announced this week it has entered into a contract with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement a new electronic health record (EHR) system to support all of Centra’s medical facilities by the spring of 2018.
With cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death in the United States heart surgeries to both extend life as well as increase quality of life, are ever in demand. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, (TAVR) does both and is now available in Lynchburg at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.
Cutting-edge cardiac catheterization lab will open at Centra Southside Community Hospital April 18, 2016. This catheterization lab will give patients access to minimally invasive techniques available to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.
Direct access is exactly what it sounds like: patients having direct access to physical therapy services. This means that you do not need a physician referral or prescription in order to receive the services of physical therapists. Virginia's Direct...
Centra Medical Group – Brookneal is excited to announce a new diabetes management program beginning in November 2014. The program’s goal is to give participants the knowledge and support needed to better manage diabetes through healthy lifestyle practices such as diet and physical activity.
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