News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

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StarKid 5K and Family Fun Run: Keep Kids’ Hearts Running Strong!

James A. Thompson, MD, is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist at the Inova Children’s Heart Program and the founder of the StarKid 5K and Family Fun Run, an annual event benefitting the program. Read Dr. Thompson’s profile.   Each year, my colleagues and I at the Inova Children’s Heart Program treat hundreds of children with heart problems. But for…

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Jimmy Kimmel Put Congenital Heart Disease In The Spotlight. At Inova’s Children’s Heart Program, All CHD Kids Are Stars.

Lucas R. Collazo, MD, is the Medical Director of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery at Inova Children’s Hospital. He is board-certified in thoracic, cardiac and pediatric cardiac surgery and is a member of Inova Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. He practices with the Inova Children’s Heart Program and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute and has a special interest in congenital…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Standing Tall: Treatment Options for Scoliosis in Children

Brian J. McHugh, MD, is a neurosurgeon with dual fellowship training in orthopedics and neurosurgery. He is a member of Inova Medical Group and the Inova Spine Institute and specializes in surgical treatments for spinal deformities in children and adults. Read Dr. McHugh’s profile. As a neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal deformities, I want to help patients…

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Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital Achieve LEED Silver Certification

FALLS CHURCH, VA — January 24, 2017 — Inova  today announced that Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification. The LEED certified facility includes optimal air quality, natural light and low- or no-toxicity building materials. Part of a 665,000-square-foot campus expansion, the Women’s and Children’s hospitals  are …

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Children’s National and Inova Announce Three-Year, $2.8 million Research and Education Collaboration

Partnership to yield major, nationally competitive research and academic program in maternal, fetal and neonatal medicine WASHINGTON – (January 12, 2017) – Children’s National Health System and Inova this week announced a new three-year, $2.8 million research and education collaboration in maternal, fetal and neonatal medicine that aims to leverage the strengths of both health…

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