Archive for July, 2010

Inova Health System’s Military to Medicine Program Joins National Healthcare Career Network

Becomes Gateway for Military Talent to Enter Healthcare Industry Falls Church, VA – (July 28, 2010)—Inova Health System’s Military to Medicine program has joined the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN). The NHCN is an initiative that brings healthcare organizations together to provide job placement and advancement opportunities; career development tools, training, scholarships and resources to […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Named ‘Partner in Education’ By Alexandria City Public Schools

Award Highlights Strong Collaboration to Improve Students’ Well-Being Alexandria, VA – (July 28, 2010) – Inova Alexandria Hospital has been named a “Partner in Education” by Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) for introducing iPATH, a program developed to encourage healthy eating and exercise among students. “Community involvement has always been part of our commitment to […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Reports Continued Excellence in Pediatric Cardiovascular Program

Quality Demonstrated by Low Mortality Rate, Unique Programs and New Measures That Get Patients Home Sooner Falls Church, VA – (July 28, 2010) – Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children is proud to release its 2009 Pediatric Cardiac Outcomes Report, which demonstrates the program’s excellence, continued growth and dedication toward building the most advanced program in […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Physician Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee for Cancer Research Funding

Falls Church, VA – (July 23, 2010) – John C. Elkas, MD, gynecologic oncologist, Inova Fairfax Hospital, has gone to Washington to push for funding for ovarian cancer research. On June 23, Dr. Elkas presented testimony in front of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Defense regarding the 2011 fiscal year funding for the ovarian cancer […]

Inova Health System Again Among ‘Most Wired’ Hospitals, Health Systems

Survey Finds Hospitals with IT Commitment Have Better Outcomes Falls Church, VA- (July 18, 2010) – Inova Health System has again been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems, according to the results of the 2010 Most Wired Survey, released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. According […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Ranked Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Hospital Ranked Among Top 25 in Gynecology Falls Church, VA- (July 15, 2010) – Inova Fairfax Hospital has again been selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals.” The hospital was ranked 24th for gynecology, the seventh straight year the hospital has made the list in that specialty. “During the […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Unveils Center for Rehabilitative Care

Renovated Area Will Provide Additional Space for Patient Care Alexandria, VA- (July 13, 2010) – Inova Alexandria Hospital is hosting an open house for its new Center for Rehabilitative Care on Wednesday, July 14. The new center, located on the second floor in the former Physical Medicine space, will combine the services of physical medicine […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Earns National Award for Stroke Treatment

Only Virginia Hospital to Earn AHA/ASA’s ‘Gold Plus’ Award Falls Church, VA- (July 9, 2010) — The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have awarded Inova Fairfax Hospital the Gold Plus Award for outstanding specialized stroke treatment. The AHA’s “Get with the Guidelines” (GWTG) designation indicates that stroke assessment and services […]

Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax Hospitals Named ‘Best Workplaces for Commuters’

Hospitals Recognized for Providing Outstanding Commuter Benefits Falls Church, VA- (July 1, 2010) – Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax hospitals have been named “Best Workplaces for Commuters” by the National Center for Transit Research. To be honored with this elite designation, the hospitals had to meet a rigorous list of outstanding commuter benefits for employees, […]