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Inova Alexandria’s new robotic system allows doctors more precision with vascular procedures

Catheter Technology Inova Alexandria Hospital is committed to providing innovative and exceptional healthcare to its patients. It has recently expanded its range of robotic technologies with the addition of the new Magellan™ Robotic System. This robotic catheterization system assists in complex vascular procedures. “Robotic catheters have the potential to provide enhanced precision and control, especially […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Received Prestigious International Award

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova Alexandria Hospital is proud to announce that it has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. Baby-Friendly, USA is the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) — a global program of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United […]

Inova’s CEO Knox Singleton Appears on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, about Future of Health Care

Inova CEO Knox Singleton appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” September 18, 2015. Knox joined Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, and George Barrett, Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, one of the nation’s most prominent healthcare supply chain organizations. These three thought leaders discussed the transformation of healthcare, the development of personalized therapies, the importance of […]

New data suggests flu shots will improve in 2015, WJLA ABC 7, September 17, 2015

Inova’s Dr. Sujata Ambardar, infectious disease physician, spoke with WJLA ABC 7 about the importance of the flu vaccine in flu prevention.

Inova Launches Online Physician Reviews

Washington DC – September 8, 2015 – As part of Inova’s ongoing commitment to transparency and improvement, the health system today announced a new online resource for patients looking for the best available care: patient reviews of Inova Medical Group physicians. Inova is the first healthcare system in the Mid-Atlantic to make both star ratings […]

New Experimental Treatment for Breast Cancer Available

Inova Alexandria Hospital is now offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) In keeping with efforts to provide the best individualized breast cancer treatment available, Inova Alexandria Hospital has recently begun offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). The therapy is a relatively new radiation treatment for breast cancer that offers advantages over traditional radiation treatment for some patients. […]

Most people could use more sleep, according to Sleep Center doctor

Precious Winks While sleep is something we all need, we don’t always get as much of it as we should. While occasional nights with insufficient sleep are normal for most people, continued sleeping issues could be signs of a disorder. The Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital diagnoses and treats many problems associated […]

Reduce sun exposure to lessen your risk of skin cancer

Don’t Feel the Burn There are many factors that determine the likelihood that you will develop skin cancer, including your genetics and family history of the disease. However, one of the main risk factors — exposure to the sun’s UV rays — can be mitigated if you take the proper preventive steps. One of them […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital recognized for stroke treatment expertise

Fast-Acting Inova Alexandria Hospital has received a prestigious award related to its high caliber of stroke treatment. It recently was honored with an award from the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association. The association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke program has given Inova Alexandria Hospital the “Target: Stroke Honor Roll- Elite Plus” Quality Achievement Award. […]

Minimally invasive vein treatment provides solution for two young mothers

A Clear Path The formation of a blood clot in a vein deep in the body, known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can be debilitating and even life-threatening if left untreated. Up to 45 percent of patients with DVT develop post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in which a vein becomes scarred and blocked. The resulting limited blood […]

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