Archive for January, 2010

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Earns Spine, Joint Replacement ‘Gold Seal of Approval’

Hospital Earns Two Gold Seals for Spine and Joint Replacement Fairfax, VA – (January 27, 2010) — Inova Fair Oaks Hospital’s Spine and Joint Replacement Surgery programs have earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare quality. The Joint Commission awarded the hospital “Disease-Specific Care Certification” for its Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery, and […]

Inova Hospitals Among Nation’s Top 5 Percent for Clinical Excellence

National Study Finds Hospitals Deliver Consistent Quality Care Falls Church, VA – (January 26, 2010) – Inova Alexandria, Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Fairfax and Inova Loudoun hospitals earned the 2010 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award™ by HealthGrades, an independent healthcare-ratings organization. HealthGrades analyzed patient outcomes during 2006, 2007 and 2008 from nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide. […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Medical Team Traveling to Haiti on Relief Mission

Physicians, Nurses Specializing in Pediatrics to Care for the Wounded Falls Church, VA – (January 14, 2010) – In response to Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti, a medical team from Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children is traveling to the island nation to offer emergency triage care. As part of a coordinated relief effort with the non-profit Community […]

Inova Blood Donor Services Urges Public to Donate Blood during National Blood Donor Month

Each Donation Can Save up to Three Lives Sterling, VA – (January 6, 2010) — Inova Blood Donor Services (IBDS) is encouraging individuals to participate in National Blood Donor Month. Observed throughout the month of January, National Blood Donor Month provides an opportunity for people to donate blood or pledge to give blood at a time […]

Inova Health System Offering H1N1 Shots to Public

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Pregnant Women Falls Church, VA – (January 5, 2010) – Inova Health System is offering 2009 novel H1N1 vaccinations as well as seasonal influenza vaccinations to children and adults at its hospital-based clinics through the end of the month. The H1N1 vaccine is the most effective way of preventing the spread […]