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Archive for March 2010

Inova Alexandria Hospital Recognized Nationally for Excellence in Critical Care

Hospital Unit Receives Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence Alexandria, VA – (March 24, 2010) — The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest specialty-nursing organization in the world, has awarded the Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Inova Alexandria Hospital its Spring 2010 prestigious Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. This award signifies that…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Opens Pediatric Surgery Center

Child-Friendly Center is First of its Kind in Northern Virginia Falls Church, VA – (March 22, 2010) – Children who come to Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children for surgery now have their own dedicated surgery center – the only one of its kind in Northern Virginia. This month the hospital opened a Pediatric Surgery Center, a…

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Statement on Healthcare Reform

(March 22, 2010) – To Inova Health System, improving the health of the diverse communities we serve is our mission, and that will never change. We support improvements in a workable system of care that ensures that all Americans have access to high-quality, low-cost medical services and wellness programs. It’s something we actively practice every…

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Christine Candio Elected to the American College of Healthcare Executives Board of Governors

Inova Alexandria Hospital CEO Named Leader in International Professional Society Alexandria, VA – (March 18, 2010) — Christine Candio, RN, FACHE, CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital, has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives. Candio will…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Earns ‘Gold Seal of Approval’

Hospital Earns Gold Seal for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery Fairfax, VA – (March 17, 2010) — Inova Fairfax Hospital’s Joint Replacement Surgery program has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare quality. The Joint Commission awarded the hospital “Disease-Specific Care Certification” for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery. To earn this distinction, a…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Unveils New Outpatient Imaging Center

Center to Feature New MRI, Low-Dose Radiation CT Scanner Fairfax, VA – (March 9, 2010) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is hosting an open house for its new outpatient imaging center on Thursday, March 18. The Imaging Center, located on the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Campus, features state-of-the-art equipment, including a 3T MRI, a 64-slice low-dose…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Names Shannon Lehr Breast Care Institute Medical Director

Breast Surgical Oncologist Will Lead Hospital’s Breast Cancer Care Leesburg, VA – (March 2, 2010) — Shannon Lehr, MD, has been named Medical Director of the Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Loudoun Hospital. Lehr is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist. “It is an honor to be the medical director at the hospital’s Inova Breast Care…

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