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September 24, 2018

Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce it has achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

The Pathway to Excellence designation...Read more

August 30, 2018

On August 13, 2018, Centra's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery at Virginia Baptist Hospital opened four new pods to help babies who are born exposed to opioids or other substances. Each pod is a quiet, partitioned area...Read more

August 29, 2018

We are partnering with Cerner, an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) company, and will be transitioning to a new (EMR) system beginning September 1, 2018. Along with this new EMR comes a newly enhanced...Read more

June 04, 2018

Centra's radiation oncology department has obtained APEx accreditation through the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).  Centra is one of two health care systems in the state of Virginia to achieve this. ...Read more

May 03, 2018

Centra award for student research at Sweet Briar goes to psychology major from Fairfax Station

SWEET BRIAR, Va. (May 1, 2018) — Emily Schlosberg ’19 has been named this year’s recipient of the Centra Health...Read more

May 01, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Medication-Assisted Treatment: A lifeline in the opioid epidemic by Rhonda Dotson, LCSW, LSATP
  2. Collaborative Problem Solving by  Chad Steele, M.ED., LMHC, AMS-C II
  3. ...Read more
March 13, 2018

Michael Valentine, MD, FACC, is the new president of the American College of Cardiology. He officially assumed his role on March 12th during the Convocation Ceremony held during the ACC’s 67th Annual Scientific Session in Orlando. Dr. Valentine will serve a one-year term.

February 04, 2018

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Top 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health, now part of IBM Watson Health. This annual study identifies the top U.S....Read more

January 29, 2018

This week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Centra Lynchburg General Hospital and Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital a five-star rating. These ratings can be found on CMS’ Hospital Compare...Read more

January 08, 2018

Centra has named Chris Thomson, M.D., as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Thomson currently serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thomson will succeed Dr. Daniel Carey who was recently appointed the Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the state of Virginia. Dr. Thomson will resume his Chief Medical Officer duties immediately.