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Archive for June 2011

Inova Fairfax Hospital Physician Takes Fight Against Cancer to Capitol Hill

Falls Church, VA – (June 29, 2011) – John C. Elkas, MD, gynecologic oncologist, Inova Fairfax Hospital, was on Capitol Hill last week to push for funding for ovarian cancer research. On June 22, Dr. Elkas presented testimony before the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee regarding funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services

Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services July 2011 Screenings Leesburg, VA – (June 29, 2011) — Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will be providing countywide blood pressure screenings at a variety of locations during the month of July.  Mobile Services will also be at several community events including the Arc of Loudoun Fun Run,…

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Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization Inc. Launches Innovative Medication History Service

Pilot Takes First Step Toward Enhancing Quality of Care for Inova Alexandria Emergency Department Patients with Broader Impact on Northern Virginia Community Alexandria, Va. – (June 22, 2011) – In an emergency department (ED), where patients’ health and safety hang in the balance, every second counts. Now, Inova Alexandria Hospital ED clinicians can quickly access a…

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Inova Blood Donor Services’ Inaugural Short Film Competition a Success

Winning Videos from High School Students to Be Used for Future Education Falls Church, VA – (June 20, 2011) – Inova Blood Donor Services is proud to announce the winners of its first short film competition, a contest open to high school students and designed to raise awareness of the importance of blood donation. Kenneth…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital, American College of Emergency Physicians Recognize 50th Anniversary of First 24-Hour Emergency Department in U.S.

‘Alexandria Plan’ Became Nationwide Standard Alexandria, VA – (June 17, 2011) – Inova Alexandria Hospital and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) will be celebrating 50 years of emergency care by recognizing the first emergency department in the country to have dedicated, full-time emergency physicians. This initiative, called the “Alexandria Plan,” shaped emergency care…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Ranked ‘Excellent’ By Physicians

Hospital Services in 100th Percentile for Delivering Quality Care Alexandria, VA – (June 1, 2011) — Physicians who want ‘excellence’ visit and practice at Inova Alexandria Hospital according to a recent satisfaction survey conducted by the Professional Research Consultants, Inc., (PRC) a firm which performs annual physician surveys. “We’re pleased that many of our programs…

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