The Valley Baseball League (VBL) and Sentara Healthcare partner for the 2023 season. Sentara joins the VBL as a corporate sponsor.
Sentara Healthcare is an integrated, not-for-profit health care provider with over 130 years in the pursuit of its mission–“we improve health every day.” Sentara is one of the largest healthcare systems in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. With more than 30,000 employees, 12 hospitals in Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina it is among the top 20 largest not-for-profit integrated healthcare systems in the country.
Sentara Health serves over 950,000+ members in Virginia and North Carolina. Sentara has over 300+ sites of care including primary care, physical therapy and retail clinics, employing over 1,300 physicians and advanced practice clinicians.
Sentara has always been at the forefront of providing care to their patients. They were the FIRST in the nation to pioneer eICU, a remote monitoring system for intensive care in 2000. They performed the FIRST Heart and kidney transplants as well as the FIRST open-heart surgery in the Hampton Roads area. Sentara conducted the World’s largest clinical trial of copper preventing healthcare associated infections. They now have copper-infused linens and hard surfaces in every hospital. Additionally, Sentara was the FIRST in Virginia to establish drive-through COVID-19 testing sites as well as being the FIRST host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.