Archive for May, 2011

2011 Healthy Lifestyle MVP Award Nominations

Inova Health System and Washington Mystics Seek Community Participation Falls Church, VA – (May 31, 2011) – In support of their on-going partnership to improve the health of the metropolitan community, Inova Health System and the Washington Mystics are soliciting individual or group nominations for the 2011 Healthy Lifestyle MVP Award, recognizing community members that […]

Inova Health System Joint Replacement Patient Care Operations Team Named in Orthopedics Today

Research Highlights Social Support Can Reduce Stress and Improve Healing During Joint Replacement Process Alexandria, VA – (May 25, 2011) — Research performed by the Inova Joint Replacement Patient Care Operations Team was recently highlighted in May 2010 issue of Orthopedics Today. This team, comprised of joint replacement clinical managers from Inova hospitals, spearheaded research […]

Inova Kellar Center Receives Generous $900,000 Gift from Kellar Family Foundation

Gift to Provide Support for Expansion of Services and Research Initiative Falls Church, VA – (May 25, 2011) – Inova Kellar Center is pleased to announce a recent donation of $900,000 from the Kellar Family Foundation. It is among the largest, single, non-capital gifts Inova Kellar Center has received in its 20-year history. The gift […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children and Cox Communications Invite Families to ‘Cox Movies Under the Moon’

Free Outdoor Movie Event Featuring Big-Screen Hits to Benefit Hospital and Cox Charities Falls Church, VA – (May 23, 2011) — Bring the kids and a blanket – and settle down under the stars for four nights of box-office hits. From Thursday, June 23, through Sunday, June 26, Cox Communications will host its annual Cox […]

Inova Health System Joins Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network

Network Increases Research Opportunities for Patients Throughout the Region Falls Church, VA – (May 19, 2011) — The five-hospital Inova Health System based in Northern Virginia has joined the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN). Developed by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), JHCRN is designed to bring together community-based clinical […]

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Evaluates New Technology to Treat Aortic Stenosis Without Open-Heart Surgery

Inova Becomes First Hospital in Mid-Atlantic Region to Successfully Implant CoreValve Device as Part of a Clinical Trial Falls Church, VA – (May 16, 2011) – Heart specialists at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute are taking part in a clinical trial to evaluate a treatment alternative to open-heart surgery for high-risk patients with severe aortic […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association

Stroke Program Earns ‘Silver Award’ Leesburg, VA – (May 16, 2011) – Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Stroke Program has been recognized by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association for achieving the Silver and Silver Plus Performance Achievement Awards as part of its “Get With The Guidelines” (GWTG) program. GWTG is an acute-care, hospital-based […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Thanks Local EMS

Hospital Will Recognize the City’s Emergency Medical Services During National EMS Week Alexandria, VA – (May 12, 2011) — Inova Alexandria Hospital will be serving a special breakfast Thursday, May 19 to honor the outstanding contributions of the City of Alexandria Emergency Medical Services employees who dedicate their lives to caring for the community. “EMS […]

Inova Health System Partners with Farmer’s Markets to Double Healthy Foods

One of First Health Systems in Country to Assist Food Stamp Recipients Buy Fresh and Locally Grown Foods Falls Church, VA – (May 10, 2011) – Inova Health System is one of the first healthcare systems in the nation to partner with Buy Fresh Buy Local®, a national organization that connects customers with fresh and […]

Inova Health System Holds Screenings Throughout May For Stroke Awareness Month

Learn the Risk Factors and Signs of Stroke Falls Church, VA – (May 9, 2011) – Inova Health System is offering free screenings and stroke education throughout the month of May, which is National Stroke Awareness Month. Since time is critical in stroke treatment, recognizing the signs of a stroke can save a life. The […]

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