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Archive for September 2010

Inova Health System Offering Flu Shots

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors Falls Church, VA – (September 27, 2010) – Inova Health System’s HealthSource will be offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region beginning Friday, October 1. New this year, the CDC is recommending that anyone 6 months and older be vaccinated annually. Each year, about 36,000…

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Inova Breast Care Institute Kicks Off Annual Breast Health Awareness Campaign

Inova’s ‘Link to Pink’ Offers Free E-Newsletter and Breast Health Events Falls Church, VA –  (September 16, 2010) – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Inova’s Breast Care Institute will hold breast health events throughout Northern Virginia from September to November. Events will include breast health lectures, a shopping day to benefit cancer…

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Inova Health System Named Among Nation’s Top 500 Most Innovative Companies

2010 InformationWeek 500 List Highlights Top Technology Innovators Falls Church, VA – (September 15, 2010) – Inova Health System has been named one of America’s top 500 most innovative companies, as part of the 2010 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the most innovative users of business technology. Now in its 23rd year, this year’s…

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Inova Health System Receives $5 Million to Support Liver, Obesity Research

Falls Church, VA – (September 13, 2010) – Inova Health System and the Center for Liver Diseases at Inova Fairfax Hospital have received a gift of $5 million to study liver disease, obesity and obesity-related liver diseases. Donated by Betty and Guy Beatty, the grant will fund research, staff, and infrastructure upgrades in the Betty…

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Inova Health System and George Mason University Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Improve Organ Transplant Allocation

Fairfax, VA – (September 10, 2010) — An interdisciplinary team of researchers from George Mason University and Inova Health System have received a two-year, $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a framework for optimizing organ allocations for patients awaiting organ transplants in the United States. The team consists of Naoru…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Receives $100,000 Grant for Cancer Center

Hyundai ‘Hope on Wheels’ Grant to Fund New Resource and Activity Center Falls Church, VA- (September 3, 2010) – Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children received a $100,000 grant from Hyundai Motor America for its Hematology/Oncology program. The hospital was one of 68 organizations awarded a Hope Grant as part of the “Hyundai Gives Hope on…

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