Archive for April, 2011

Inova Health System Earns Award for Improving Patient-Centered Care

Twenty Healthcare Organizations Change How Care is Delivered Falls Church, VA – (April 27, 2011) – Inova Health System recently earned special recognition from the Picker Institute Always Events™ Challenge. The challenge encouraged healthcare organizations across the nation to identify a specific area in healthcare delivery that should ‘always’ occur. “We’re very honored to earn […]

Inova Health System, Community Foundation for Northern Virginia to Hold Regional Obesity Summit

**Media Advisory** Fairfax, VA – (April 26, 2011) — On Friday, April 29, Inova Health System and Community Foundation for Northern Virginia will convene government leaders, non-profits, schools, businesses and faith-based organizations for the regions first Let’s Move the Needle on Childhood Obesity Summit. The event aims to move the needle on childhood obesity by […]

Inova Health System, Community Foundation for Northern Virginia to Host Childhood Obesity Summit

Organizations Partner to Reduce Obesity in Northern Virginia Children Fairfax, Va – (April 21, 2011) – Inova Health System and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia will partner with schools, governments, non-profits, faith-based entities and businesses throughout the metropolitan area in an effort to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity. “Let’s Move the Needle on […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital First in Region to Use NanoKnife to Target Cancerous Tumors

New Technology Gives Patients With Difficult to Treat Tumors More Options Alexandria, VA – (April 15, 2011) – Inova Alexandria Hospital is the first hospital in the Washington, DC region to use NanoKnife™ to treat soft-tissue cancerous tumors that are difficult to reach. NanoKnife is a minimally invasive cancer treatment and kills cancerous tumors by […]

Inova Medical Group Partners with World War II Veterans for Tour of DC

**Media Advisory** Falls Church, VA – (April 7, 2011) — Inova Medical Group physicians and staff will support the Honor Flight Network on April 12th as it transports U.S. veterans to Washington, D.C. to tour war memorials. WHAT: Emerald Coast Honor Flight Tour of DC Memorials WHEN: Tuesday, April 12 11 a.m. WHERE: World War […]

Inova Health System’s Going Green Efforts Recognized by Practice Greenhealth

Inova Wins ‘System for Change’ Award for Sustainable Healthcare Falls Church, VA – (April 7, 2011) – Inova Health System is proud to announce it has received the System for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth. This award recognizes health systems that are working cohesively to gather data, set system goals, benchmark, and share successes in […]

Inova Health System and Washington Mystics Announce Marquee Partnership

Health Care Leader to Appear on Team Jersey Washington, D.C . – (April 7, 2011) –  Inova Health System announced today that it has entered into a marquee partnership with the Washington Mystics of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). As part of the partnership, Mystics players will wear Inova Hospital System’s name and logo […]