Archive for November, 2010

Inova Blood Donor Services and George Mason University Double Number of Donors at CAA Challenge

Inova Sets New Record for Most Number of Units Collected in One Day Falls Church, VA – (November 30, 2010) – Monday, Nov. 15 marked a day to remember for the students, staff and volunteers of Inova Blood Donor Services and George Mason University. More than 850 people came out to donate during the ninth […]

Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax Hospitals Honored by Fairfax County for Employee Commuter Programs

Hospitals Recognized for Their ‘Best Workplace for Commuters’ Designation Falls Church, VA – (November 29, 2010) – Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax hospitals were recognized by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for their “Best Workplace for Commuters” designation. On November 16, the Supervisors presented hospital staff with certificates and commended them for their efforts […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Awarded Silver Level Green Business by Loudoun County

  Leesburg, VA – (November 26, 2010) – Inova Loudoun Hospital’s efforts to ‘go green’ were recognized at Loudoun County’s first annual Green Business Challenge on November 16. At the Green Gala, the hospital was awarded the Silver Certificate and a Resolution from the Chamber of Commerce in recognition of its efforts to go green. […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Earns Joint Commission Certification for Heart Attack Care

Falls Church, VA – (November 23, 2010) — The Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) – also know as heart attack – by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit Earns Reaccreditation

Hospital Is Only One in DC Metro Region Awarded This Distinction Alexandria, VA – (November 18, 2010) — Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit was granted a four-year reaccreditation with special distinction by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS), a recognition earned by less than twenty percent of accredited medical facilities in the […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Unveils New ‘Hybrid’ Operating Room

Inova Introduces First Hybrid OR in Washington, DC Region; Innovative Design Allows Specialists to Operate Simultaneously Falls Church, VA – (November 16, 2010) – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is unveiling today a uniquely designed cardiovascular operating room (OR) that will allow cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists and cardiologists to collaboratively perform combined procedures on a patient. […]

Seven Patients to Receive Hip and Knee Replacements

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Teams with Operation Walk Alexandria, VA – (November 15, 2010) – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Operation Walk Virginia will help a construction worker, bartender, chauffeur, and grandmother receive hip and knee replacements on Nov. 20. Seven individuals, who suffer from debilitating joint pain, will have a new reason to give […]

Inova Health System Ranked Among Top 100 Military Friendly Employers

Recognition Highlights Commitment to Veterans and Their Spouses Falls Church, VA – (November 11, 2010) – Inova Health System is ranked among the nation’s top 100 organizations to make G.I. Jobs’ eighth annual Military Friendly Employers®. Inova Health System, ranked 47 on the annual list, is the first healthcare system to be included in the […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Unveils Innovative ‘Hybrid’ Operating Room

***Media Advisory*** (November 10, 2010) WHAT: Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Unveils Hybrid Operating Room Inova Heart and Vascular Institute will unveil a uniquely designed cardiovascular operating room (OR) that combines the capabilities of a cardiovascular OR and a cardiac catheterization lab in one room. It will allow cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists and cardiologists to combine […]

Inova Blood Donor Services, George Mason University Team Up for ‘Blood Challenge’

Blood Collection Competition Pits GMU Against Rival Schools Fairfax, VA – (November 9, 2010) – Inova Blood Donor Services and George Mason University are teaming up on Monday, November 15, for the ninth annual Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Blood Challenge, a fun competition among 12 universities to emphasize the critical importance of donating blood. Inova […]

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