Archive for October, 2012

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Performs Regions First Single-Site Robotic Surgery

Patients home same day FAIRFAX, VA – (October 31, 2012) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has performed the first-ever Northern Virginia area da Vinci robotic operation for removal of a gall bladder using a single surgical incision. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Single-Site technique for cholecystectomies using the da Vinci robotic surgical […]

Real-time Hurricane Sandy updates from Inova

(October 29, 2012) – We want to ensure our hospital, staff, patients and visitors are informed of and prepared to withstand the hurricane. We have taken several steps to ready our hospitals for Hurricane Sandy (now downgraded to a post-tropical storm), including obtaining additional supplies and securing the exterior of our building. This blog-post will […]

Tips On Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

For real-time updates on Hurricane Sandy’s impact and Inova’s closures, cancellations and other news, click here: www.inovanewsroom.org/hurricane-sandy – (October 26, 2012) As most of you know, the National Capital Region has the potential for impacts from Hurricane Sandy beginning sometime late Sunday into Monday (latest tracking map). The National Weather Service anticipates a Sunday into […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering New Services on Leesburg Campus

Leesburg, VA – (October 23, 2012) — Inova Loudoun Hospital is now offering two new services on the Leesburg Campus.  The Inova Discharge Planning Clinic and the Inova Juniper Program are located at Inova Loudoun Medical Campus – Leesburg in the Jackson Building, 211 Gibson Street NW, Suite 206.  The new services occupy 1,875  square-feet […]

Inova Translational Medicine Institute’s Study Featured in Time Magazine

Inova Translational Medicine Institute‘s (ITMI) unprecedented study sequencing the DNA of 2,500 pregnant couples and their newborns to explore the connection between genomics and future health is featured in Time magazine this week. One of the first participants, Emma Warin, spoke with Time about why she wanted her and her baby to be part of […]

Celebrating the Future of Health at the Inova Gala

We were thrilled that ABC 7 News – WJLA‘s Alison Starling and Leon Harris were able to emcee at the Inova Gala. The Inova Health Foundation raised over $1 million at the event helps to assure that everyone has access to healthcare – (October 15, 2012).   We were also thrilled that members of the […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert” Lecture

Integrative, Holistic Medicine: What’s It All About? Leesburg, VA – (October 15, 2012) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Integrative, Holistic Medicine: What’s It All About? What Does It Do? Why Use It” on Thursday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m. Integrative, holistic medicine incorporates both […]

Patrick Christiansen Named as One of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Hospital and Health System COOs to Know”

We are proud that Patrick Christiansen, COO, Inova Fairfax Hospital was named as one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Hospital and Health System COOs to Know” based on individuals’ healthcare and leadership experience – (October 10, 2012). Patrick Christiansen, has been with Inova since 2007 and as Inova Fairfax Hospital’s COO since September 2010. He has […]

Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert” Lecture

Current Screening and Treatment Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Leesburg, VA – (October 8, 2012) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Current Screening and Treatment Recommendations for Prostate Cancer” on Tuesday, October 16, at 6:30 p.m. Each year one in six men in the U.S. will […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Inova is your Link to Pink ALEXANDRIA, VA – (October 3, 2012) – To celebrate the growing awareness around breast cancer, Inova Breast Care Institute is hosting several events throughout October. Free Screening Mammogram Day Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 (please note free mammogram event is not occurring in 2013). Available at all the following locations: […]

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