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Sentara Named a Top 15 Health System

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Healthcare has been named a Top 15 Health System for 2018 by IBM Watson Health. The IBM Watson Health Top 15 Health Systems list is divided into three categories – large, medium and small systems – with five winners in each. Sentara was included in the large system category. The Watson Health 15 Top Health …

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Hospitals Lift Masking Recommendation

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Public health officials report seasonal influenza-like illness has declined for two consecutive weeks in Virginia. Effective immediately, Sentara Healthcare lifts the masking recommendation for all patients and visitors entering hospitals and other associated medical facilities and physician practices. The masking recommendation has been in place since Dec. 21, 2017, when flu reached the highest …

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PWCS Awarded as Top Heart Partner in State

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Prince William County Public Schools was recently recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) for being the top fundraiser for the state in 2016-17 out of 117 participating school districts. PWCS is Number 16 out of 1,200 school divisions nationwide. Schools raise money through AHA’s Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart campaigns. The …

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Sentara Earns Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery Accreditation

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, along with Dr. Steven Nakao, have achieved robotic surgery accreditation by Surgical Review Corporation. A Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery accreditation distinguishes this hospital from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of …

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Sentara Volunteers Celebrated During National Volunteers Week

By Helena Tavares Kennedy The strength of Sentara’s volunteers abounds, but one volunteer stands out for her smile and helpfulness at the Information Desk for many years. Sally Baldwin, a Sentara volunteer for 45 years who also served as historian for a while, said that she started volunteering at Sentara because “I feel that any time you can help other …

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KPWB Announces Sponsors, Partners for Run for the Earth 5K

Provided by Keep Prince William Beautiful Keep Prince William Beautiful, Prince William County, Virginia’s leading environmental action organization to inspire individual responsibility and collective action to keep neighborhoods clean, green and beautiful announced today sponsors and partners for the annual Run for the Earth 5K on April 28, 2018 in Historic Occoquan. KPWB thanks the following businesses, individuals, and organizations …

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Tribute Pays Tribute to Volunteers for National Volunteer Week

By Helena Tavares Kennedy In celebration of National Volunteer Week and to honor Tribute’s volunteers, Tribute’s Director of Excitement, Meagan Cunningham, will host a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon for all of their volunteers on Saturday, April 21 at 12:00 noon. They will enjoy a special meal and leave with “thank you” gifts. Cunningham said, “I truly could not do my job efficiently …

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True North Chiropractic to Host Quarterly Brunch for Uncompromising Moms

Provided by True North Chiropractic True North Chiropractic (TNC) is honored to host its Second Quarterly #UncompromisingMoms brunch at our offices on April 28, 2018.  We will provide a delicious brunch catered by Manassas-based Fresh Connections Catering, along with kombucha from MTO Kombucha.   The conversation will center on the Principles for Raising Optimally Well Families.  Come out and meet other …

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Thrive at Home is Sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Thrive at Home has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. at All Saints’ Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge. Thrive at Home provides comprehensive personal care and assistance to seniors living in the Northern Virginia region. They bring care and compassion to …

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