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Apr
April 25, 2016

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. 
 

 

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Apr
April 11, 2016

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.  

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Mar
March 22, 2016

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. 

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Mar
March 21, 2016

For her substantial work in geriatrics, including her dedication and work in the Centra PACE program, Dr. Verna Sellers has been selected as the 2016 James Pattee Award for Excellence recipient.

 

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Oct
October 20, 2014

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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Oct
October 20, 2014

In the recent wake of information surrounding Ebola incidents, Centra  has been diligent in planning with our community partners and are prepared to respond to a threat of Ebola should it arrive in our community....Read more

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Jul
July 10, 2014

In January of 2014, Centra announced its decision to solely own and operate Bedford Memorial Hospital by purchasing Carilion’s half of the organization. July 1st marks the first day of the new ownership.

With...Read more

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Jun
June 23, 2014

The Centra Foundation has awarded 22 grants totaling $513,870.45 to support health-related projects and programs in the community through the Centra Community Health Initiative Fund. Funds for the grants are...Read more

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Jun
June 11, 2014

In a significant step to enhance employer wellness using a local option, Centra is pleased to announce its all-inclusive employer wellness program.

A key component of this service is Centra’s purchase of...Read more

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