For more than 125 years, Sentara has been committed to helping people who want the most dedicated medical professionals helping them through every stage of life. Our mission is to Improve Health Every Day. Over the years, as we have expanded our offerings in health care. Sentara Healthcare is now comprised of 12 acute care hospitals with more than 300 sites of care all throughout Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, and beyond.
In addition, for more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice agency, a 3,800-provider medical staff and four medical groups. In addition, we provide medical transport ambulances and Nightingale air ambulance, and we extend health insurance to 445,000 people through Optima Health, our award-winning health plan.