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Archive for July 2008

Inova Fairfax Hospital Chosen as Stop on National Educational Bus Tour

Kimberly-Clark Travels Cross-Country to Promote Infection Prevention; Inova Only Stop in Washington, DC Area Falls Church, VA – (July 30, 2008) — On Monday and Tuesday, employees at Inova Fairfax Hospital will have the unique opportunity to board the Kimberly-Clark Health Care HAI Education Bus, which is traveling nationwide to educate healthcare professionals about preventing healthcare-associated…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital To Host International Delegation

Collaboration Will Improve Care and Strengthen Ties Overseas Alexandria, VA – (July 29, 2008) — Inova Mount Vernon Hospital along with the United States Army will be hosting a delegation from the Saudi Arabian military, August 4. The six-person group will gain more insight about the inner workings of the world-class orthopedic and rehabilitation facility as…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Honored For Outstanding Cancer Treatment

American College of Surgeons Recognizes Hospital for Delivering High Quality Cancer Care Falls Church, VA – (July 28, 2008) – Inova Fairfax Hospital has been named a recipient of the 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). Only 66 cancer programs throughout the nation were bestowed this award, two…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Employee Chosen To Select National Award Winners

Group to Review Submissions for Malcolm Baldridge Award Alexandria, VA – (July 28, 2008) – The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently appointed Rodica Sandor Scoma, clinical administrative director, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, to the 2008 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. The Board of Examiners, a group of 500 of…

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Inova Alexandria Nurse Awarded For Extraordinary Work

Nurse Wins DAISY Award for Treatment of Cancer Patients ALEXANDRIA, VA – (July 28, 2008) — Inova Alexandria Hospital will present its first DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Cari Freeman, RN, who works in the hospital’s medical oncology unit. Freeman was recognized for consistently nurturing cancer patients and mentoring new nurses. “Cari goes above and…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Observes National Ranking as Top 50 Hospital

Inova Fairfax Only Hospital in Washington, DC/Baltimore Region Named Among HealthGrades’ “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” Falls Church, VA – (July 9, 2008) — Inova Fairfax Hospital has been named one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for 2008 by HealthGrades®, an independent healthcare ratings organization. On July 11, HealthGrades will formally present the award to administration…

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