Archive for April, 2010

Inova Health System Marks Earth Day with Tree Plantings, Educational Fairs

Falls Church, VA – (April 29, 2010) – On Thursday, April 22, Inova Health System celebrated Earth Day at its hospitals with a variety of activities for employees and patients. Educational fairs and tree plantings with executive leaders were held at Inova Alexandria, Inova Fairfax, Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals. Inova’s […]

Inova Health System Offers Skin Cancer Screenings

Inova Dermatologists Will Offer Free Screenings in Recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month (April 27, 2010) – Inova Health System is offering skin cancer screenings during the month of May, in recognition of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with more […]

Inova Health System Recognized by Local Conservation Organization for ‘Going Green’ Program

Inova Awarded 2010 Elizabeth S. Hartwell Conservation Award Falls Church, VA – (April 27, 2010) – Inova Health System is the proud recipient of the 2010 Elizabeth S. Hartwell Conservation Award, presented April 24 at the Elizabeth Hartwell Eagle Festival in Lorton. The Elizabeth S. Hartwell Environmental Education Fund recognized Inova for its dynamic “Going Green” […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital’s Team Raises $55,000 for March of Dimes

Hundreds Come Out to ‘March for Babies’ (April 20, 2010) – With purple pom poms in hand, Team Inova Fairfax Hospital, with close to 450 members, led the way at this year’s March for Babies on April 18 in Reston. The hospital’s team raised more than $55,000 for the March of Dimes. Watch video of […]

Inova Health System Celebrates Earth Day, Marks Progress of ‘Going Green’ Initiatives

Activities Include Planting Garden for Pediatric Patients, Tree Plantings, Tree Seedling Giveaway Falls Church, VA – (April 19, 2010) – On Thursday, April 22, Inova Health System will celebrate Earth Day at its hospitals with a variety of activities for employees and patients. Inova Alexandria, Inova Fairfax, Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon […]

Inova Health System Launches Spine Navigator Program

Multi-Disciplinary Team to Guide, Treat Patients with Neck and Back Pain Fairfax, VA – (April 14, 2010) — Inova Health System has launched a system-wide spine navigator program, as part of the Inova Spine Institute. Patients across the region can now call one phone number and receive assistance from a registered nurse and the spine navigation […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Fairfax High School Develop Student Observership Program

Select Students Will Shadow Hospital Staff and Physicians for Class Credit Falls Church, VA – (April 13, 2010) — Beginning this spring, physicians and staff at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children will continue Inova Health System’s tradition of healthcare education and training by welcoming a select group of students from Fairfax High School. Eleven students who […]

Inova’s Military to Medicine Program Expanding Nationwide

Program Offers Job Training, Advancement to Military Families Falls Church, VA – (April 9, 2010) – Inova Health System’s Military to Medicine program is hosting a national launch event on Tuesday, April 20, at the National Press Club to announce that the program will be providing healthcare training and career opportunities to military families across the […]

John Cochran, MD, Named Medical Director of Inova Cerebrovascular Services

Physician Brings More than 20 Years Experience to New Role Falls Church, VA – (April 7, 2010) – John W. Cochran, MD, FACP, has been named Medical Director of Inova Health System Cerebrovascular Services.  In his new role, Dr. Cochran will provide overall medical direction for Inova Health System’s Cerebrovascular and Stroke programs and Inova Fairfax […]

Inova Blood Donor Services, Washington Capitals Hold Record-Breaking Blood Drive

Sterling, VA – (April 2, 2010) — Inova Blood Donor Services and the Washington Capitals teamed up for their third blood drive on Saturday, March 27, shattering the record for most units collected at a sports team-sponsored blood drive in the DC Metro area. A total of 609 units of blood were collected from more than […]