News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

IAH

A Cutting-Edge Approach: Robotic Surgery Now at Inova Alexandria Hospital

A Cutting-Edge Approach Inova Alexandria Hospital recently introduced a new robotic surgery program, which will offer a wide range of surgical procedures in the areas of urologic, colorectal, general and gynecologic surgeries. “The new robotic surgical program is a tremendous opportunity to bring cutting-edge surgical services to the Alexandria community and to all of Northern…

Read More

Inova Announces Somatus as New Acute Dialysis Provider

FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announced Somatus as its new acute dialysis provider, effective today. As a new dialysis service provider organization, Somatus’ approach to patient care aligns with Inova’s commitment to population health and the belief in early intervention and education leading to reduced chronic illness. “At Inova, we strive to provide comprehensive services across…

Read More

Inova Alexandria Hospital Epilepsy Program accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)

NAEC accredits centers with highest level of medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy ALEXANDRIA, VA — Inova is pleased to announce that Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Epilepsy Program has been accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 3 epilepsy center. A level 3 center provides medical, neuropsychological, and…

Read More

“The Twig”, Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Junior Auxiliary, Gives $1 Million to Cardiovascular ICU

Healing Hearts Award-winning Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU) at Inova Alexandria Hospital is renovated and renamed after generous gift from The Twig On January 30, 2017, Inova Alexandria Hospital celebrated the ribbon cutting of The Twig Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), honoring a $1 million pledge by The Twig, the hospital’s junior auxiliary. “When The Twig made…

Read More

Inova OnDemand Brings You Virtual Healthcare, Anywhere

Ruth Betru is Inova’s assistant vice president of Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare. Z Chris, MD, is a primary care physician board certified in internal medicine. He is the medical director for virtual health at Inova. Read Dr. Chris’s profile. Make an appointment. Take time out of your workday. Battle the D.C. Metro traffic. Find parking – all…

Read More

Weighing the Long-Term Risks of Acid Reflux Drugs

George Kevin Gillian, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in treatments for hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease. He helped to establish the Heartburn Treatment Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Read Dr. Gillian’s profile. If you take proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat acid reflux or heartburn, you’re not alone. This class of drugs, which includes Prilosec…

Read More

Peace of Mind: Why You Need an Advance Healthcare Directive

Denise T. Mohess, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group and is medical director for Inova’s Advanced Illness and Geriatric Program. She is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. Read Dr. Mohess’s profile. If you’re like most people, you have opinions about how you’d like to be cared…

Read More

Inova Brings Care to You with Inova OnDemand

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova knows that sometimes you just can’t get to the doctor’s office.  Whether it’s springtime allergies or the common cold, getting sick is never convenient, but getting care should be. In response to the demand for greater access to care, Inova this week launches Inova OnDemand, a telehealth service that allows…

Read More