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Archive for July 2012

White House Highlights Healthier Hospitals Initiative’s Success in Reducing Environmental Impact and Costs

      Senior Administration Officials, Leading Hospital Administrators and Policy Experts Gather to Discuss the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Greening Hospitals Fairfax, Virginia – (July 27, 2012) — The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will today facilitate discussions among leaders in health care and policy to highlight the Healthier Hospitals Initiative’s…

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White House Event to Address Healthier Hospitals Initiative’s Progress on Reducing Cost and Improving Environmental Sustainability in Hospitals

        Contact:    Susan Miller, 703-283-5144 What:  – (July 23, 2012) The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will host top Administration officials, hospital administrators and policy experts for a discussion, “Greening America’s Hospitals,” highlighting the Healthier Hospitals Initiative’s (HHI) role in improving hospitals’ operations and business models by adopting sustainability initiatives. …

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The Goodness of Green

Sarah Giardenelli, ND, MSOM, LAc, is a certified naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist at Inova Medical Group – Ashburn II. Read Sarah Giardenelli’s profile. Some people call me a tree hugger. I’m okay with this because it’s true – I do hug trees, I use them for medicine, and I am healthy and alive in part because…

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Ronald Childs, MD Recognized as a Spine Surgeon Leader

Inova Spine Institute’s Ronald Childs, MD, was recognized by Becker’s Spine Review as a spine surgeon leader for a non-profit hospital – (July 11, 2012). We’re proud to have Dr. Childs, MD as the Medical Director Inova Spine Institute here at Inova Fairfax Hospital.  His committed to helping people recover from from back pain, so…

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Leesburg, VA – (July 10, 2012) — Loudoun Soccer is proud to announce a health and wellness partnership with Inova Loudoun Hospital. As part of the partnership, Inova Loudoun Hospital will help to train coaches on a variety of health related subjects including concussion awareness.  Inova Loudoun Hospital has also provided team first aid kits…

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James Ecklund, MD: A Neurosurgeon’s “Can-Do” Attitude

An interview with traumatic brain injury expert James Ecklund, MD  by Michelle Rabell – (July 9, 2012) When congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in 2011, Inova’s neurosurgeon James Ecklund was one of the two military-trained brain injury experts called to Arizona to consult on the case within 24 hours of the injury. We spoke with…

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