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Bon Secours Expands Nitrous Oxide Program for Low-Intervention Births
Program has grown from one to three hospitals offering nitrous for pain management during labor

Bon Secours Wants Input from Metro Richmond Residents
Bon Secours conducting systemwide community health survey

Working Mother Names Bon Secours to List of '100 Best Companies'
Health system recognized for 17th consecutive year for policies and programs that support working mothers

Bon Secours Surgeon Helps Pioneer Innovative Breast Cancer Treatment
New device can improve radiation treatment and cosmetic outcome after surgery

St. Mary’s Hospital Orthopaedic Surgeon Partners with World Pediatric Project on Life-Changing Surgery for Two Young Barbados Girls
Miracle’s and Raven’s surgeries to treat Blount’s disease provides new hope for improved life

Technological Breakthrough for Early Detection of Lung Cancer - Now Available in the Respiratory Care Department at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital

Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Bon Secours Virginia Health System Announce Plans for Playground in East End
Vacant lot will become home to Play 60 Playground for Richmond youth

Bon Secours Cancer Institute Implements New Cardio-Oncology Prevention Program
Collaboration between Cancer Institute and cardiac services to improve heart health for cancer survivors

Bon Secours Launches Donor Breast Milk Initiative
Program boosts healthy start for high-risk infants and supports mothers of premature infants in the NICU

Bon Secours Physical Therapy & Sports Performance Opens at MRMC
Clinic marks expansion of health system’s expertise in orthopaedics and sports medicine

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Earns Prestigious Honor for Cardiac Care
NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Award from American College of Cardiology recognizes high standards

Bon Secours Cancer Institute Receives Certification for Cancer Care from Leading Oncology Society in America
Cancer Institute meets national standards in quality and safety for cancer care

U.S. News & World Report Names Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital One of Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals
Only 34 hospitals in the U.S. earn “High Performing” rating in five high acuity procedures

Germ-Slaying Robots Join Bon Secours Virginia Health System
Tru-D SmartUVC™ provides extra layer of protection and safety for patients and personnel

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Achieves Elite MBSAQIP Accreditation
Recognizes excellence in patient care and outcomes for metabolic and bariatric surgery

Bon Secours Offers 3-D Mammography For Breast Cancer Screening
Technology provides clearer mammograms to Richmond women

Bon Secours Acquires New da Vinci Xi Robot, Further Expands Robotics Program
Bon Secours Richmond becomes first health system in region to offer next generation da Vinci Xi robot

Bon Secours Hosts First Annual Check Your Health Day at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, Saturday June 27
Community event encourages men and boys to take charge of their health during Men’s Health Month

Hospitals in Bon Secours Richmond Health System Earn National Awards
Designations honor sustained excellence in stroke and cardiac care throughout central VA

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Earns Top Rankings for Cardiac Care Services
Prestigious designations are from organizations that rate health systems nationwide

Bon Secours Health System Earns Top Workplace Distinctions
National rankings highlight work-life balance, support of female executives, organizational health

Bon Secours Virginia Health System Earns Game Changer Distinction
Award recognizes outstanding strategies to promote employee health and wellness

Bon Secours Expands Robotics Program with Debut of Spine Surgery Robot
St. Mary’s Hospital Introduces Minimally-Invasive Mazor® Robotics Spine Surgery Guidance System

Bon Secours Recognizes 25 Students with Autism and/or Intellectual Disabilities for Completing Project SEARCH Internships
School-to-work program helps students develop work skills

Bon Secours Virginia Enters Convenience Care Industry
Medical staff at FastCare welcomes walk-ins, offers vaccines, physicals and acute care visits

Bon Secours Healthy Bones Team Launches Fracture Care Initiative
Effort focuses on identifying those at risk of osteoporosis & preventing first-time or repeat fractures

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center Earns Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence
St. Francis is one of three hospitals in the world to earn both Magnet and Pathway to Excellence® designations

Bon Secours Wound Care Centers Offer Foot Health Tips
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month

Bon Secours Neuroscience Institute Delivers 24/7 Remote Access to Neurology Experts Through New Teleneurology Collaboration
Partnership provides new telemedicine neurology service to patients

Bon Secours Offers Central Virginia’s First Stroke/Aneurysm Support Group
Survivors and caregivers gather monthly to get advice, support during recovery process

Bon Secours Announces Partnership with Richmond Kickers
Landmark Multi-Year Partnership Names Official Healthcare Services Provider

ACHE To Honor CEO of Bon Secours Virginia with Career Achievement Award
Award recognizes Peter Bernard’s vision and commitment to improving health care in Virginia

Bon Secours Sports Medicine, Richmond Strikers Soccer Club Debut Abstract Mural in Henrico County
Young Richmond Strikers Soccer Club members assisted nationally-known artist with painting the mural

Bon Secours Orthopaedic Institute Announces New Sports Performance Coordinator and Expanded Programs at St. Francis Watkins Centre
Multiple New Programs Offered with Arrival of Sports Performance Coordinator

Bon Secours Cancer Institute Increasing Patient Access to Clinical Trials
Research component of Cancer Institute moves Bon Secours to the forefront of care

Bon Secours Richmond Health System and UMFS Partner to Provide Pediatric Behavioral Health Services
Partnership identifies at-risk children, removes barriers of access to mental health care and reduces emergency room visits

Bon Secours Richmond Health System Opens Primary Care Office In Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom
Canal Crossing Internal Medicine Now Accepting Patients

Bon Secours Virginia Launches New Brand Campaign
Campaign highlights Bon Secours’ focus on the patient and the community

Bon Secours Health System Announces CEO of Bon Secours Virginia, Peter J. Bernard, will Retire at the End of Fiscal Year 2015
Bernard’s retirement marks 15 years of innovation, growth and prosperity for Bon Secours Virginia

UVA, Bon Secours Expand Joint Clinical Programs
New Partnership Focused on Cardiac, Cancer, Population Health and Physician Recruitment

31st Street Baptist Church, Tricycle Gardens, Bon Secours and VSU Bring Healthy Produce to Richmond’s East End through Urban Agriculture
Bon Secours continues commitment to building a healthy community in Richmond’s East End

Five Years After Earthquake, New Haitian Hospital Set to Open
Bon Secours Health System contributed $500,000 to construction

Athletic Trainer for Bon Secours Receives Two Prestigious Statewide Honors
Puglia, VATA Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year named by Gov. McAuliffe to state advisory board

Bon Secours Heart Team Brings MitraClip® Valve Procedure to Central Virginia
First patient is 96-year-old who no longer needs oxygen tank to breathe at night

Bon Secours Physicians Combine Skills to Help Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Heart team procedure offers new, minimally invasive solutions for those with few treatment options

New Research by Bon Secours Surgeon Points to Better Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer
Molecular Test Offers Greater Understanding of Breast Cancer Subtypes

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