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August 30, 2018

For Immediate Release: Important Patient Portal Information 

We have exciting news! We are partnering with Cerner, an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) company, and will be transitioning to a new (...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

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. 

November 16, 2017

Centra is celebrating the 42nd Annual Great American Smokeout! Information to help you quit smoking as well as giveaways will be available.

One in five people dies as a result of illness caused by...Read more