Archive for December, 2008

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Recognized Nationally for Excellence in Critical Care

Cardiovascular Unit Receives Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence Falls Church, VA – (December 17, 2008) — The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has won the prestigious Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence for Fall 2008. Given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this prestigious award recognizes […]

Inova Health System and ServiceSource Launch Career Development Program

Pilot Program to Focus on Rising Demand for Skilled Healthcare Professionals Falls Church, VA – (December 15, 2008) — CareerSTAT, a collaborative program of Inova Health System and ServiceSource, was officially launched at the inaugural meeting of the Northern Virginia Healthcare Business Advisory Council (BAC) on December 12.  CareerSTAT is a pilot program that will focus […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Opens Center for Integrated Research

Uniquely Designed Center Dedicated to Medical Research; First of its Kind in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia Falls Church, VA – (December 11, 2008) — Inova Health System is proud to open the doors of its new Center for Integrated Research, a uniquely designed and integrated research center that is the first-of-its-kind in the area. The Center […]

Inova Health System Helps Patients, Families and Friends Stay Connected With New CarePages Services Provides Support, Online Community Falls Church, VA – (December 8, 2008) – Inova Health System is pleased to offer patients, their families and friends direct access to, an online community that brings patients together to share the challenges, hopes and triumphs of facing a life-changing health event. Direct links to the CarePages site can […]

Inova HealthSource Joins National Effort to Promote National Influenza Vaccination Week

Vaccinations Remain Best Protection Against Flu Virus Falls Church, VA – (December 8, 2008) – Inova Health System’s HealthSource program is joining the national effort to promote National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 8-14. The CDC designated the week of December 8-14 as National Influenza Vaccination Week to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination and to […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Celebrates 136 Years

Behind-The-Scenes Tour Will Give First Look at Renovations and Expansion Alexandria, VA – (December 5, 2008) — Many changes have taken place in the 136 years that Inova Alexandria Hospital has been delivering healthcare to the community. Some of the $84 million changes, part of Project 2010, will be highlighted during a hard hat tour of […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Alexandria, VA – (December 2, 2008) —Todd Lockcuff has joined Inova Alexandria Hospital as its new chief financial officer and assistant vice president of Inova Health System. Lockcuff brings more than 14 years of experience in healthcare finance, accounting and auditing. “Todd’s knowledge of finance will be an asset to the CFO position,” said Christine Candio, […]