Archive for October, 2009

Inova Loudoun Hospital Opens New Urgent Care Center in Purcellville

Inova Services Expand into Western Loudoun County Leesburg, VA – (October 30, 2009) – Inova Loudoun Hospital is celebrating the opening of its new Inova Urgent Care Center in Purcellville with a Fall Festival. The community event will include family-friendly activities, entertainment, refreshments, health screenings and giveaways. The Purcellville Police Department and Fire & Rescue will […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Women’s Center Sponsors ‘Race to End Women’s Cancer’

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation Holds Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Walk; Actress, Singer Mandy Moore to Attend Falls Church, VA – (October 30, 2009) – Doctors, nurses and staff from Inova Fairfax Hospital Women’s Center will join runners and walkers from across the Washington, D.C., area at the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) “Race to End Women’s Cancer” […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital to Hold Women’s Expo

Meet Regional Healthcare Experts and Receive Free Screenings Alexandria, VA – (October 26, 2009) – Do you find it a challenge to eat healthfully with a hectic schedule? Are you concerned about varicose veins? Would you like to learn how to perform CPR on an infant? Learn more about these and other important healthcare issues at […]

Inova Health System Hosts Gala 2009 to Benefit Hospitals and Health Programs

Aretha Franklin to Entertain; NPR’s Nina Totenberg to Emcee Falls Church, VA – (October 19, 2009) – Inova Health System’s Gala 2009, Black and White Ball, will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. This festive evening will include silent and live auctions, as well as a live performance by the world-renowned “Queen […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering ‘Ask the Expert’ Lecture on Use of Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Leesburg, VA – (October 16, 2009) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “da Vinci Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer,” on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. According to the American Cancer Society, one in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate […]

Inova Health System Signs Army-Spouse Employment Partnership

Agreement Will Train Army Spouses for Healthcare Careers Washington, DC – (October 15, 2009) – Inova Health System formally has signed on as a member of the Army Spouse Employment Partnership, which is designed to create jobs for the nation’s estimated 680,000 military spouses, who often face employment challenges due to the relocation demands of service […]

Inova Health System Hospitals Receive Top Rankings for Cardiac, Stroke and GI Services

HealthGrades Study Names Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax Hospitals for Quality Care Falls Church, VA – (October 13, 2009) – Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax hospitals today received top ratings for cardiac, stroke and gastrointestinal (GI) services by HealthGrades, an independent healthcare-ratings organization. The recognition is based on a HealthGrades study that analyzed patient outcomes throughout […]

Seasonal Flu-Vaccine Manufacturing Delay Affects Inova Clinics

(October 9, 2009) – As has been reported in the news recently, efforts to quickly manufacture and distribute the H1N1 influenza vaccine have unexpectedly reduced supplies of vaccine for the seasonal flu. The manufacturers that supply Inova Health System with seasonal flu vaccine have recently informed Inova that deliveries of the vaccine will arrive later […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Birthing Inn Offering Free Workshop for Expectant Parents

Leesburg, VA – (October 8, 2009) – The Birthing Inn at Inova Loudoun Hospital is offering a free workshop to provide expectant parents with information related to the birthing process. Experts and professionals from the labor-and-delivery field will present educational programs covering such topics as anesthesia during labor, newborn information, management of labor, newborn care and […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children to Hold 4th Annual Star Kid 8K Run/Walk

Hundreds of Runners and Families Expected to Help Raise Funds for Hospital’s Pediatric Heart Program; Kids Will Present Prizes Falls Church, VA – (October 7, 2009) – Lace up your sneakers and join Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children’s fourth annual Star Kid 8K Run/Walk at George Mason University. Hundreds of runners and walkers from Northern Virginia […]

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