About Sentara Healthcare
Sentara Healthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare organization headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia and serving northeastern North Carolina and Virginia regions. The organization provides services in around 12 acute care hospitals, offering 3,739 beds, about 853,000 members in its health plan, together with 10 nursing centres, and also with 3 assisted living facilities within the two states. Sentara Healthcare runs its managed-care plan in Optima Health which in total, covers around 450,000 subscribers across the region. The organisation also manages four additional medical groups.
Sentara Healthcare was categorized as Virginia's 3-largest employer. Besides the above-mentioned operations, Sentara also operates over 300 sites of care in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina with different and multiple outpatient facilities, hospice and home services, and its health plan called - Optima Health. The Sentara healthcare organisation also owns the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, which is a specialized helicopter. The helicopter is equipped with all the necessary tools, like cardiac and pulmonary equipment, a 12-lead EKG monitor, and an intra-aortic balloon pump. Besides, it has successfully finished more than 20,000 missions after its inception dated back to 1982.
How to login to MD office Senatra physician portal
Sentara healthcare provides a list of commonly accessed resources and links all available for Sentara physicians as well as other health care providers. These links and resources can be reached via Sentara's official website. To learn more about MD office Sentara physician portal access, you can follow a step by step guide given below:
Step 1 – First of all, you should go to the official site of Senatra by entering its domain address in your web browser's search box. Here is the address: www. Sentara.com.
Step 2 – Once you open the website, navigate to the bottom left corner of its homepage. Look for the "About Sentara" section.
Step 3 – In the About Sentara section, you will find a shortlist in which you will immediately notice a subcategory labelled "For Physicians", click on that button.
Step 4 – As soon as you click on the "For Physicians" button, you will be redirected to a new page, where the information about recourses and available links will be displayed. You will find useful information related to Sentara physicians. One of the links is labelled as "MD office Physician Portal", this is the link that will enable you to get access to the MD office Senatara portal. Click on that link.
Step 5 – Once you click it, you will be taken to the new login page. Here you should provide account details, such as your username and password. Then click on the “LOGON” button and follow the instructions given on your screen.
How to enrol in MD office Sentara Physician portal
If you want to enrol on your MD office Sentara physician portal, you can select the option "Enroll Enroll in MD office" located below the MD office Login section. Note that, MD office is a safe and secure online environment for Physician Offices consisting of applications for physicians together with their practice staff to help with patient care and develop business processes. Users are encouraged to fill out the information per potential MD office enrollee. Once submitted, the Practice Supervisor, MD, or Manager will get the confirmation of the enrollment. If case you as a user have further questions or require assistance, you can contact the Physician Support Help Desk via dialling at (757) 388 - 5300 or at 1 - 866 - 209 - 0998 (Note: toll-free).
Here are steps how to fill out the MD office enrollment form:
Step 1 – First, you are prompted to tick the box labelled as "I Agree to the terms listed above" to confirm that you understand and accept terms and conditions (see image below).
Step 2 – Next, you should select the appropriate type of your request, which can be Account change, Account reactivation, or New user. Note that, if you choose Account Change then you have to describe the type of change.
*Note: Users who request Optima Health Plan access for Referrals and Claims must select the link given for accessing the Optima Health Enrollment Form. However, those users who ask for access to Patient Clinical information on behalf of Sentara physicians meeting either of the below-given qualifications must continue completing the MD office Enrollment form:
- Users who have to consult or admitting privileges at Sentara hospitals.
- Refer patients to Sentara hospitals for labs, emergency, or outpatient diagnostic service.
The next sections of this form consist of 5 parts. Here is information what you need to provide in each part of the form:
Part 1 – Provide user login information. In this part, you must enter first and last name, middle initial, Suffix (Jr, Sr, etc.), date of your birth, gender, SSN, pager number, business number, and email address.
Part 2 – This part involves Part 2A, and Part 2B sections. In each part, you should provide information about Billing or Practice Company Demographic details. Enter the full name of the Billing or Practice Company, address, city, state and zip code, telephone number, tax ID number, and vendor numbers.
Part 3 – Role information. Here, you must tick the one appropriate role out of this list:
- Office Staff
- Medical Student (1st or 2nd tear)
- Medical Student (3rd or 4th year)
- EpicCare Link Administrator.
Part 4 – Now you are asked to tick YES or NO for each of the statements below:
- The user will request for patients to be scheduled for the Sentara Surgery Suite.
- The user will reschedule Radiology procedures to be finished for patients at Sentara healthcare facilities.
- The practice has NOT finished an EpicCare Link conversion (you may check with your Practice Manager).
Part 5 – Practice Supervisor. In this last part of the MD office Sentara physician enrolment form, you will be asked to provide information about the supervisor's name, email address and telephone number. Once you provide all the necessary information in each part and field, you will have to click on the "Submit" button, located at the bottom of the form.