Chesapeake Regional Healthcare (CRH) has notified 2,100 patients who received medical services at the Sleep Center in Chesapeake between April 2015 and February 2018 that some of their electronic protected health information (ePHI) may have been compromised.
On January 24, after three months of extensive research, planning and collaboration, the first total joint replacement (TJR) surgery in a free-standing ambulatory surgery center in South Hampton Roads was performed at the Surgery Center of Chesapeake, at 844 Battlefield Blvd., North. Orthopedic surgeon, Eric Neff, M.D., carried out the procedure, and anesthesiologist, Timothy Shipe M.D., delivered multi-modal pain management. After the successful knee replacement procedure, the 63-year-old patient was home by the afternoon to recover in his own home.
Nurse.Org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized Chesapeake Regional Medical Center as one of the top hospitals for nurses to work for in Virginia. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected 1,118 surveys from nurses in 107 hospitals in Virginia about their workplace satisfaction. The data from these reviews revealed that Chesapeake Regional Medical Center has one of the highest levels of job satisfaction among its nurses.
Lynn Butler, D.O. and Samantha Furia, M.D. have recently joined Internal Medicine of Elizabeth City, a new practice and part of Chesapeake Regional Medical Group. The practice will open Monday, Feb. 5, and is located in the same location as Carolina Surgical Care & Breast Center, at 1138 N. Road Street in Elizabeth City.
The Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation will host its annual fundraising Gala on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Proceeds from this year’s “Wild Wild West” themed event will benefit the Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s Telestroke program and the Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation Endowment.