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Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Volunteer Friends

Posted: 11/26/2014 - Lynn Boberski and Lynne Owen can be found at the front desk of the Martha Jefferson Outpatient Care Center every Wednesday morning starting at 9 a.m.; that is also where it all began, eight years ago.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Concussions

Updated: 11/13/2014 - Concussion awareness is certainly heightened these days and Martha Jefferson Hospital is working very hard make sure it has the various resources and expertise to help the community.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Smart Pumps Now In Use

Updated: 11/05/2014 - It has been a major collaboration between nurses, pharmacists and the IT department at Martha Jefferson and now… smart pumps are up and running along bedsides throughout the hospital.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise: My Martha Jefferson Clinic Record

Updated: 10/30/2014 - Patients who lead busy lives now have another option when it comes to: Making appointments, checking lab results, requesting prescription refills, viewing and printing immunization histories or billing statements and any other non-emergency business regarding doctor's visits.

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Martha Jefferson HealthWise: Safety Coach Program

Updated: 10/24/2014 - The purpose of Martha Jefferson Hospital's safety coaching program is to ultimately do two things: Foster a positive work environment which in turn, will improve patient care.

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Healthwise: Madison House Volunteer Program

Posted: 10/16/2014 - Many organizations rely on volunteers for a number of reasons. For Martha Jefferson, volunteers help the hospital stay on top of the customer service its committed to providing its patients. Right now, more than 150 students from the University of Virginia are donating their time to help in various units throughout the hospital through a program called Madison House.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Knee and Ankle Injuries

Updated: 09/25/2014 - The start of the school year also means the start of different sports seasons. Dr. Margo Gill, a physician at Forest Lakes Family Medicine, says the most common sports injuries in kids involve knees and ankles.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Leadership Program for Doctors

Updated: 09/10/2014 - A new course at the Hospital is teaching physicians leadership skills. They're learning how to manage teams, run meetings, manage conflict and learning their management styles through self-assessments.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Cardiology Team Wins Platinum

Posted: 09/02/2014 - After years and years of streamlining and fine-tuning, the cardiology team at Martha Jefferson has been given the platinum award, which is the highest award possible from the American College of Cardiology.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Hand Injuries

Updated: 08/21/2014 - The most common way people get an injury to their hand is by cutting themselves with something sharp like a knife or broken glass.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Gastric Sleeve

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Some people opt for weight loss or bariatric surgery when diet or exercise don't produce the results they're looking for, but now there's a new weight loss procedure offered at Martha Jefferson Hospital. It's called the gastric sleeve.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Laser Enucleation

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Martha Jefferson Hospital is offering a new solution for men suffering from symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The procedure is called laser enucleation and Martha Jefferson is the only facility in Central Virginia offering the fix.

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Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Outpatient Pharmacy

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The Martha Jefferson Hospital pharmacy is located in the gift shop in the hospital and is open to discharged patients, cancer center patients, E.R. patients and patients that are there for an appointment with a specialist.

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