Colon Cancer Screening Age Lowered

July 13, 2018

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has recently released updated guidelines that lower the recommended age for colon cancer screening. According to the new ACS recommendations, those at average risk for colon cancer should begin screening at age 45 instead of 50.

Medical Camps Offer Hands-on Approach to Learning

July 13, 2018

Fauquier Health is celebrating its 11th year of offering summer Medical Camps for middle and high school students. The camps provide students 14 to 18 years old with hands-on experience and insight into possible medical careers, drawing children from around the East Coast.

Dr. Joe Brown Joins Team at Wound Healing Center

June 1, 2018

General surgeon Dr. Joe Brown will be joining the Wound Healing Center’s physician panel beginning June 15. He’ll be joining the current physician panel, which includes Dr. Tam Ly, Dr. Joseph David, Dr. Lynn Samuel, Dr. Jorge Minera and Dr. Jeffrey Abrams.

Fauquier Hospital Earns Gold Certification from Planetree International

June 1, 2018

Fauquier Hospital has been awarded Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care by Planetree International. The certification represents the highest level of person-centered care, which prioritizes the active participation of patients and their families throughout the healthcare process with an emphasis on partnership, compassion, transparency, inclusion and quality.

Wound Healing Center Earns Center of Excellence Distinction

May 24, 2018

The Fauquier Health Wound Healing Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. Also, general surgeon Joe Brown has joined the Wound Healing Center panel of physicians.

Medical Imaging Office Temporarily Closed

April 26, 2018

Fauquier Health's Medical Imaging location at the Warrenton Professional Building (493 Blackwell Road, Warrenton, VA 20186) is temporarily closed.

LifePoint Earns Prestigious Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety

April 3, 2018

LifePoint Health® has been named the recipient of the 2017 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety at the Local Level. Presented by The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, the Eisenberg Awards acknowledge major achievements in healthcare quality and patient safety.