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New hospital job: Patient satisfaction officer, The Washington Post, November 2, 3014

Hospitality in hospitals is trending across the nation. Inova was ahead of the curve bringing on Paul Westbrook over two years ago to lend his expertise in hospitality that he gained as an executive with Marriott and the Ritz-Carlton. Read more

Inova and other local hospitals prepare to treat Ebola

Inova’s Sujata H. Ambardar, MD, shares how Inova and other local hospitals have prepared to treat Ebola with WUSA 9.

Inova CEO Knox Singleton to Speak at U.S. News & World Report Leadership Forum

FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 26, 2014 – Knox Singleton, CEO, Inova Health System, will join top health care experts and policymakers at the second annual U.S. News & World Report “Hospital of Tomorrow” leadership forum. The summit will be held October 6 – 8, 2014, in Washington, DC, and will address the critical challenges facing […]

New Women’s Tower at Inova Alexandria Hospital to offer a world-class childbirth experience

Designed for Women Moms-to-be will enjoy the amenities and state of the art childbirth facilities at Inova Alexandria Hospital’s new Women’s Tower. Expectant women now have even more reasons to deliver their babies at Inova Alexandria Hospital. With a $5.2 million renovation near completion, the new Women’s Tower, located within the hospital, offers four floors […]

Young woman confronts (and beats) an aggressive form of breast cancer

Taking Charge Amanda Joyce had undergone a routine breast check 6 months earlier with no sign of a problem. Suddenly, she was facing fast-growing tumor and an aggressive form of breast cancer. But she and her medical team at Inova Alexandria Hospital met the cancer head on – and beat it. Amanda Joyce had just […]

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68

Parents have probably heard about the enterovirus that has been in the news recently.  The Centers for Disease Control has identified the virus in 15 states, including Virginia.  As of September 17, 2014, cases have been identified in Richmond, Virginia.  Other tests across the state have been performed but results are not back yet. Read […]

Inova Health System Offering Flu Shots throughout the Region

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors   FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 16, 2014 – Inova Health System’s HealthSource is now offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region. As with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that anyone six months and older be vaccinated annually. Each year, about […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital offers a wide array of epilepsy services

Stopping Seizures Epilepsy services have expanded at Inova Alexandria Hospital. “We have surgical services available, including implanting brain electrodes to evaluate and record seizures, and we have procedures to reduce or eliminate seizures as well,” says James Leiphart, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS, Director of Epilepsy Surgery and Co-Director of Epilepsy Services for Inova Alexandria Hospital. […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital offers a surgical solution for migraines

Minimizing Migraines Chronic headaches, migraines and neuralgias are a constant source of discomfort for people who suffer from them. Migraines are headaches characterized by symptoms including nausea, sensitivity to light, and vomiting, in addition to throbbing head pain. Chronic headaches and neuralgias also involve sharp pain in the head or neck area. For people suffering […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital ranked No. 6 in the DC metro area

Top 10 – Again! U.S. News & World Report has ranked Inova Alexandria Hospital as the No. 6 best hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area for the second consecutive year. In addition, the hospital was recognized for its high performance nationally in six specialties for 2014–15: diabetes and endocrinology; geriatrics; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; […]

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