Archive for November, 2009

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

Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Offering December Flu Shot Clinic Leesburg, VA – (November 25, 2009) – Facing a flu season complicated by the prospect of both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 (“swine flu”) virus, Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will offer a seasonal flu shot clinic in December. The seasonal flu shot clinic […]

Inova Health System Expands Behavioral Health Services

Fairfax, Loudoun Counties Get Vital Mental Health Services Falls Church, VA – (November 23, 2009) – Inova Health System has opened three new outpatient behavioral health clinics in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, in areas that previously lacked these vital services. Established in the Mount Vernon area, northern Fairfax County and Leesburg, the clinics provide patients with […]

Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Loudoun Hospital Named an Accredited Breast Care Center

Hospital One of First in Region to Earn Recognition Falls Church, VA – (November 20, 2009) – The Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Loudoun Hospital is one of the first in the D.C. region to earn a three-year accreditation in breast care from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), part of the American […]

Military to Medicine Places Military Spouses in Key Role at Inova Health System

Spouses to Train Inova Staff on CPOE Use Alexandria, VA – (November 20, 2009) – Military to Medicine, the program that provides an answer to the healthcare worker shortage by placing talented employees found within our nation’s military community in healthcare settings, has placed 15 military spouses as trainers for Inova Health System’s computerized physician order […]

Inova Kellar Center Honored by Leadership Fairfax for Work in Community

Center is Proud Recipient of Community Educational Partnership Award Falls Church, VA – (November 16, 2009) – Inova Kellar Center was recognized for its role as Northern Virginia’s safety-net healthcare provider for behavioral-health services on Nov. 6 at the annual Leadership Fairfax Gala. Leadership Fairfax presented Rick Leichtweis, PhD, Senior Director, Inova Kellar Center, with the […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Part of National Network That Advances Treatment of Digestive Diseases

New Study Shows That “ImproveCareNow” Program Dramatically Improves Health of Children Falls Church, VA – (November 16, 2009) – Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children is proud to be a founding member of ImproveCareNow, a quality improvement collaborative of healthcare providers that enables children’s hospitals from across the country to systematically collect and share data about the […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Welcomes Vice President of Medical Affairs

Physician Brings More Than 20 Years of Medical Management Experience Alexandria, VA – (November 12, 2009) – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has named Donald Brideau, MD, as its new Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Brideau brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare management to his new role. Dr. Brideau will be responsible for […]

Inova Health System Gala Raises More Than $1 Million

Contributions to Support Inova Hospitals, Services and Research Inova Health System’s 2009 Gala raised more than $1 million for the System’s hospitals, services and research. The Oct. 24 event featured entertainment from “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. (November 9, 2009)

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Smart Heart” Lecture On Cardiac Arrhythmia

Leesburg, VA – (November 1, 2009) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Managing Your Cardiac Arrhythmia,” on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about the causes of common arrhythmias and various treatment options. Having a heart attack or heart disease changes […]