Archive for February, 2011

Inova Fairfax Hospital Maintains National Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Hospital Redesignated for Esteemed Magnet® Status; Among Seven Hospitals Nationwide to Earn Status Four Consecutive Times Falls Church, VA – (February 22, 2011) – Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce it has been redesignated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This status is considered the highest institutional honor awarded […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute to Welcome Newt Gingrich at Cardiovascular Symposium

Conference Draws Experts Nationwide; Focuses on Management of Cardiac Diseases to Improve Patient Care Falls Church, VA – (February 21, 2011) – On Feb. 26 Inova Heart and Vascular Institute will welcome about 200 medical professionals, including expert faculty from across the country, to its inaugural Cardiovascular Symposium. The goal is to enhance knowledge and […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Takes to the Catwalk to Promote Women’s Heart Health

‘Wear Red’ Fashion Show to Raise Funds for the American Heart Association Falls Church, VA – (February 18, 2011) – The Atrium at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute will be transformed into a catwalk on Thursday, Feb. 24 to present a ‘Wear Red’ fashion show. As part of National Heart Month, former patients, staff and […]

Inova Blood Donor Services Unveils New Bloodmobile

New Equipment Allows for Additional Double Red Cell Donation Falls Church, VA – (February 18, 2011) – Inova Blood Donor Services has added a new bloodmobile to its fleet, one with additional space to allow for more double red cell donations. Double red cell donation is similar to a whole blood donation, except a special […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children to Host Family-Friendly Fundraiser

‘Every Kid’s a Rock Star’ Welcomes Children for a Night of Music and Games Falls Church, VA – (February 14, 2011) – Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children will crank up the music and celebrate its youngest patients at the “Every Kid’s a Rock Star” fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 27, at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. A […]

Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Holds Breast Health Education Series

Local Boutiques Partner to Provide Breast Health Events for Community Alexandria, VA – (February 11, 2011) – Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital will be partnering with local Alexandria boutiques to provide a breast health series. This year-long series will include breast care experts who will discuss exercise and healthy eating habits […]

Statement from Inova Breast Care Center

Journal of American Medical Association publishes results of breast cancer study, which questions lymph node removal Statement from Inova Breast Care Center – (February 9, 2011) Certainly the results of the recent study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which found a subset of patients who did not have additional lymph nodes […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Celebrates 50 Years of Medical Excellence

Hospital Marks Milestone with Physicians and Staff from 1961; Notes Transformation from Community Hospital to Regional Medical Center Falls Church, VA – (February 7, 2011) – Today was a day of celebration at Inova Fairfax Hospital as staff and community supporters gathered to mark 50 years of the hospital’s dedication and service to the community. […]

Statement from Inova Breast Care Center

The Journal of American Medical Association publishes results of breast cancer study, which reported that there is no agreed upon guidelines for the need of a second lumpectomy