Table of Contents

Sentara Martha Jefferson Magazine, Fall 2016

Feature

Guiding with Compassion Through Difficult Times

Palliative Care Provides Hope, Direction to Patients and Families
Feature

Finding a Fix for Chronic Pain

New Sentara Martha Jefferson Service offers Specialized Treatments for Back and Neck Problems
Feature

On a Mission to LOSE

Sentara Starr Hill Health Center Helps Keep Patients on Track with Weight-Loss
Presidents Letter

Grateful for Our Community Hospital

The Best Medicine

Shark in the Gene Pool?

Physicians Perspective

Find LOVE Where you Least Expect It

Dr. Romano discusses his unexpected, perfect path.
On-Call Advice

What are the signs of depression and when should you seek help?

When Blue Ridge Region physicians of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Sentara RMH Medical Center answer your health and wellness questions.
On-Call Advice

What is a tendinitis, and how is the condition treated?

When Blue Ridge Region physicians of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Sentara RMH Medical Center answer your health and wellness questions.
Improve Health Everyday

Tips for Relieving Dry Skin

Improve Health Everyday

Benefits of Pumpkin

Improve Health Everyday

6 Safety Tips for Ladders

Improve Health Everyday

Stay Active in Cold Weather

Clinical Excellence

The Future of Healthcare Information Technology is Here

Sentara eCare Improves Patient Safety, Satisfaction
Health Matters

Dealing with Obesity

La Salud Importa

Hacer Frente a la Obesidad

Active Living

Digging Deep for Answers: Genetic Counseling Empowers Patients to Take Charge of Their Health

People with a strong family history of cancer often live with a sense of foreboding and dread that they, too will one day be diagnosed with cancer. If knowledge is power, genetic counseling is certainly one powerful means of helping patients assess their risk and make informed healthcare choices.
Aging Well

Keep on Ticking

How to Keep Your Heart healthy as You Age
Eat Well Live Well

Reducing Food Waste

Womens Health

3-D Mammography: Game Changing Technology Detection at Sentara Martha Jefferson and Sentara RMH

Sentara in the Community

Stroke Care Takes Flight in the Blue Ridge Region

Sentara Martha Jefferson and Sentara RMH Partner with AirCare5 to Provide Medevac Service for Stroke Patients.
Philanthrophy

Gifts From Our Community, Supporting Our Community

Aug. 28, 2016, marked the fifth anniversary of Sentara Martha Jefferson's move to our new hospital on Pantops.
Philanthrophy

Developing Nurses for the Long Term

Nurse Residency Program Reduces Staff Turnover, Improving Quality Care
Philanthrophy

Celebrating 10 Years of Palliative Care at Sentara Martha Jefferson

Philanthrophy

The Caring Tradition Fund: A Nurse's Perspective