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Inova Alexandria Hospital Temporarily Restricts Visitors Due to Increased Flu

FALLS CHURCH, VA – (December 18, 2014) – Due to increased flu-like illness activity at Inova Alexandria Hospital, the hospital has instituted temporary changes to their visitation policy. The temporary measures apply to visitors until further notice: No visitors under the age of 16 No visitors with any symptoms of influenza-like illness Visitors will be […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital Physicians Performs First Magellan™ Robot-Assisted Endovascular Procedure in Mid-Atlantic Region

ALEXANDRIA, VA – December 18, 2014 – Inova, a leader in world-class healthcare, has announced the successful completion of the first robot-assisted endovascular procedure in the Mid-Atlantic region. Keith Sterling, MD, Director of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology and Sandeep Bagla, MD, performed a robot-assisted Ovarian Vein Embolization procedure for the treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome […]

Inova’s Dr. Jeffrey Lovallo Spoke with WUSA 9 Spoke about the Growing Rate of Shoulder Replacement

Knee and hip replacements are very common but new shoulders are the fastest growing form of bionic joints.  Dr. Jeffrey Lovallo, orthopedic surgeon, spoke about the how shoulder replacements are the fastest growing form of bionic joints on WUSA 9 on December 6, 2014.

Inova’s Chief Human Resources Officer Shares Tips on How to Maximize Flexible Spending Account on WUSA 9

Sally Paull, Inova’s Chief Human Resources Office shares tips on how to maximize your flexible spending account bucks before the end of the year with WUSA 9 on December 2, 2014.

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 […]

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