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Archive for December 2009

Santa and Friends Visit Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children

Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office and Police Department Spread Holiday Cheer – (December 21, 2009) On Thursday, Dec. 17, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children welcomed a very special guest — Santa Claus! Escorted by the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office and Police Department as part of their 21st annual “Santa’s Ride” holiday campaign, Santa and Mrs. Claus visited…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Welcomes Trans-Siberian Orchestra for Holiday Concert

Orchestra Plays Special Concert at Hospital; Former Patients Take the Stage at Verizon Center – (December 21, 2009) This December, patients at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children were treated to a free holiday concert by the world-renowned Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The Orchestra performed some of their classic holiday songs, including the Christmas Cannon. The performance was broadcast…

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

National Accreditation Recognizes Outstanding Breast Care Alexandria, VA – (December 15, 2009) – The Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Alexandria Hospital recently earned a three-year accreditation in breast care from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), part of the American College of Surgeons, which sets the standard for how breast cancer patients receive…

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Inova Juniper Program Receives Grant for Arlington Clinic

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Donates $250,000 for HIV Care Arlington, VA – (December 15, 2009) – CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has donated more than $250,000 to the Inova Juniper Program’s Arlington clinic to fund additional services for HIV/AIDS patients. The funds, presented to Inova Dec. 15, will help pay for an additional clinical social worker as well as…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Donates to Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program

***Media Advisory***   (December 11, 2009) WHAT: Randy Kelley, CEO, Inova Loudoun Hospital, will present Captain Jana Criss, Loudoun County Salvation Army, with items for more than 90 children as part of the Angel Tree Program. This program provides new clothing and/or toys for children. Doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers of Inova Loudoun Hospital donated…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Opens New Simulation Lab

Virtual Reality and Patient Simulators Will Enhance Healthcare Professionals’ Skills Leesburg, VA – (December 11, 2009) – Inova Health System’s commitment to research and education is again being realized, with the opening of the new Claude Moore Simulation Lab at Inova Loudoun Hospital. Virtual reality, patient simulators and computer technology will enable nurses and other healthcare…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Scores Big with a Visit from the Washington Freedom

Women’s Professional Soccer Team Player Tours Hospital – (December 7, 2009) On Friday, Dec. 4, patients and staff at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children welcomed Abby Wambach, a professional soccer player for the Washington Freedom. Wambach toured the hospital with Adminstrator David Goldberg and Senior Director Betsey Snow. She signed autographs, met patients and their families,…

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Life with Cancer Launches New, Patient-Friendly Web Site

Site Features Easy-to-Use Online Calendar and Registration; Improved Accessibility and Resources for Patients, Families Falls Church, VA – (December 1, 2009) – Life with Cancer®, part of Inova Health System and Northern Virginia’s only community-based, non-profit cancer education and support organization, has launched its new Web site, lifewithcancer.org. The site introduces a revamped, user-friendly look with…

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