Archive for August, 2009

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering Safe Babysitting Class

Safe Sitter Babysitting Course Designed for 11- to 13-Year-Olds Leesburg, VA – (August 25, 2009) – Inova Loudoun Hospital will host a babysitting course on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lansdowne Campus at 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA, in the patient education room. The class is designed for students wishing […]

Inova HealthSource Awarded Grant for Tobacco Cessation, Prevention

Program to Target Elementary, Middle School Students Falls Church, VA – (August 24, 2009) – Inova HealthSource’s Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program has received a one-year grant from the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation (a division of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth) to promote smoking cessation and prevention among elementary- and middle-school students. The $33,455 grant […]

Inova Health System Fighting the Flu with a One-Two Punch

Leesburg, VA – (August 24, 2009) – Facing a flu season complicated by the prospect of both seasonal flu and the H1N1 (“swine flu”) viruses, and as one of the largest providers of flu shots in Northern Virginia, Inova Health System is prepared to provide seasonal flu shots in September this year – one month earlier […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital to Donate to Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter

Leesburg, VA – (August 19, 2009) – Inova Loudoun Hospital CEO Randy Kelley and Chief Nurse Executive Lisa Dugan will present Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) with a donation for $850 on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 11:30 a.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s main campus in Lansdowne. Inova staff raised the funds through silent auction baskets during […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Earns Recertification As Primary Stroke Center

Achievement Recognizes Specialized Treatment for Stroke Patients Falls Church, VA – (August 18, 2009) – The Joint Commission has recertified Inova Fairfax Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center, indicating that the hospital’s services provide patients with the best chance of survival, minimize the results of a stroke and improve recovery. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Alexandria Hospital […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Receives Grant

Cardinal Health Foundation Supports Hospital’s Research Study Leesburg, VA – (August 17, 2009) – An Inova Loudoun Hospital research study, “Evaluation of the Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization in Pre-surgical Patients and Post-Operative Infections,” was recently selected by the Cardinal Health Foundation as a 2009 grant recipient. Cardinal Health Foundation presented a $24,000 grant […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering ‘Ask the Expert’ Lecture

Leesburg, VA – (August 17, 2009) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Treatments for Heavy Menstrual Cycles,” on Thursday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. A light lunch will be provided. Attendees will hear about the latest treatment options, including minimally invasive techniques to correct […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Earns Recertification As Primary Stroke Center

Achievement Recognizes Specialized Treatment for Stroke Patients Alexandria, VA – (August 13, 2009) – The Joint Commission has recertified Inova Alexandria Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center, indicating that the hospital’s services provide patients with the best chance of survival, minimize the results of a stroke and improve recovery. Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Hosts Healthcare Delegation from Caucasus, Western Eurasia

Inova Chosen as Industry Leader to Demonstrate Latest Technology, Healthcare Management Falls Church, VA – (August 13, 2009) — Inova Fairfax Hospital administrators welcomed a delegation of 18 hospital executives from the Caucasus and Western Eurasian regions on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The group visited the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Observation Dome; the operating rooms, to […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering ‘Ask the Expert’ Lecture

Leesburg, VA – (August 12, 2009) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Advancements in Radiation Treatments for Prostate Cancer,” on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. Last year more than 1.4 million people were diagnosed with cancer. The lives of countless family members and friends were […]