About Sentara AdvantEDGE℠

Sentara AdvantEDGESM is the strategic partnership service line of one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the country—Sentara Healthcare. Sentara AdvantEDGE partners with like-minded health systems in markets outside of Virginia and with other integrated delivery care systems. We create health solutions such as joint venture health plans and strategies which respond to value-based health care.

Sentara AdvantEDGE leverages the health system expertise of Sentara combined with the health plan expertise of Optima Health, a division of Sentara, to collaboratively achieve your organization’s strategic goals. Optima Health has more than 30 years of experience offering a broad spectrum of innovative insurance products and service solutions for a variety of consumers.

Sentara Healthcare is an organization founded on relentless pursuit of perfection in delivering quality health care in a manner that exceeds our patient’s and member’s expectations. Our guiding principle, “to improve health every day”, is not just a motto, it’s our mission. Sentara AdvantEDGE was created in the same vein, with a specific goal to share our expertise and, ultimately, our value to our partners. By joining with like-minded health systems, we are able to play a part in providing exceptional care across the nation, and that’s something of which we are proud.

Michael M. Dudley, President and CEO of Optima HealthMichael M. Dudley, President and CEO of Optima Health