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Inova Alexandria Hospital honored with quality achievement award for stroke care

ALEXANDRIA, VA – April 8, 2014 – Inova Alexandria Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with […]

Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, Installed as ACHE Chairman

ALEXANDRIA VA – March 24, 2014 – Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, CEO, Inova Alexandria Hospital, and senior vice president, Inova Health System, Falls Church, Va., has assumed the office of Chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Candio was installed today at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE’s 57th Congress on Healthcare […]

Inova Alexandria and Fairfax Hospitals Institutes Temporary Changes to Visitation Policy

Update March 12, 2014: With the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we have lifted the temporary visitation limitations at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus due to decreasing influenza-like cases. We will continue to monitor the influenza-like cases reported, but do not anticipate the need to activate visitation limitations again this season. FALLS CHURCH, VA […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Announces Teh-chang Shih Memorial Fund

The largest scholarship for nursing and medical technician staff in Hospital’s history Alexandria VA – February 25, 2014 – Inova Alexandria Hospital is pleased to announce the establishment of the Teh-chang Shih Memorial Fund.  This fund was created by the family of Dr. Shih in his memory and will provide annual scholarship awards to nursing and […]

Swift Response Helps Local Man Thrive After Stroke

Saving Lives for Stroke Patients Swift Response Helps Local Man Thrive After Stroke When Barbara Ramm heard a loud thud, she thought something had hit her house. Downstairs, she found her husband Wolf, 69, sitting on the floor, unable to  speak. The right side of his face was drooping. He was having a stroke. EMS […]

Brachytherapy offers non-surgical alternative for prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer Alternative Brachytherapy offers non-surgical alternative for prostate cancer When Jack Glasscock learned he had prostate cancer, he did what a lot of people do: he scheduled surgery. “I just wanted it out of me,” recalls the 54-year-old from Annandale. “I figured surgery would be the best possible option.” Glasscock never got to the […]

Preemie and mom receive top-notch care at Inova Alexandria’s NICU

Special Care for Preemies Preemie and mom receive top-notch care at Inova Alexandria’s NICU When Stacey Smit first set eyes on her newborn son Gavin, he was suspended in a tangle of life-support machinery. Born when Stacey was only 28 weeks pregnant, Gavin was in the Inova Alexandria Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). He […]

Imaging Center at Mark Center in Alexandria offers improved breast cancer screening tool

3-D Mammography Update Imaging Center at Mark Center in Alexandria offers improved breast cancer screening tool 3-D mammography, also called breast tomosynthesis, is a new technology available at our Imaging Center at Mark Center that allows doctors to see breast tissue more clearly, helping to reduce the number of women who are called back for […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Achieves Recognition as a Top Hospital in Women’s Health Services

Alexandria, VA – January 23, 2014 – Inova Alexandria Hospital announced that it has been recognized with 5 stars for both Gynecologic Surgery and Maternity Care as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physician and hospitals.  Inova Alexandria Hospital is also in the top 5% in […]

Cancellations and Delays Due for Inova to January Winter Storm

Updated as of 3 p.m. EST, January 22, 2014: Cancellations and delays on January 22, 2014 due to forecasted inclement weather: Inova Fairfax Medical Gift Shops early closing: Women’s and Children’s gift shop is closing at 4:30 p.m., the Tower gift shop will close at 5p.m. and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is currently […]

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