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Inova’s CEO Knox Singleton Appears on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, about Future of Health Care

Inova CEO Knox Singleton appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” September 18, 2015. Knox joined Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, and George Barrett, Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, one of the nation’s most prominent healthcare supply chain organizations. These three thought leaders discussed the transformation of healthcare, the development of personalized therapies, the importance of […]

New data suggests flu shots will improve in 2015, WJLA ABC 7, September 17, 2015

Inova’s Dr. Sujata Ambardar, infectious disease physician, spoke with WJLA ABC 7 about the importance of the flu vaccine in flu prevention.

Inova Launches Online Physician Reviews

Washington DC – September 8, 2015 – As part of Inova’s ongoing commitment to transparency and improvement, the health system today announced a new online resource for patients looking for the best available care: patient reviews of Inova Medical Group physicians. Inova is the first healthcare system in the Mid-Atlantic to make both star ratings […]

Inova’s ASTEC Earns Coveted Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute Status

Washington DC – August 11, 2015 – Inova’s Advanced Surgical Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) has earned the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) status as a “Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute” (AEI). Only 88 other facilities worldwide hold the AEI designation. The ACS AEI program was created in 2005 to uphold […]

Groundbreaking Therapy Saves Patient With Pulmonary Embolism

Treatment in Time It was a brisk December afternoon in downtown Fairfax. Roger Eddy was walking to the bank to make a deposit when suddenly he felt dizzy, started to see myriad small bronze-colored stars and then collapsed on the sidewalk. “I was going up an incline and I noticed that I seemed to be […]

Inova’s Top Neurology Experts Offer Comprehensive Care

Team Approach Linda Rose rarely had headaches, so two summers ago when a nagging pain in her head wouldn’t go away, her husband suggested she see her doctor. After a thorough examination, Rose’s general practitioner referred her to a hospital for imaging studies. A CT scan and an MRI revealed a 4-inch tumor on the […]

New Experimental Treatment for Breast Cancer Available at Inova

In keeping with efforts to provide the best individualized breast cancer treatment available, Inova Fairfax Hospital has recently begun offering intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). IORT is a relatively new radiation treatment for breast cancer that offers advantages over traditional radiation for some patients. Unlike traditional external radiation treatment, which is done over a period of […]

Heart Transplant Recipient Gives Back to Inova

A Heartfelt Donation Accustomed to an active schedule, Rajesh Shah, a Fairfax businessman, philanthropist and father of three, could no longer get through the day without feeling tired and short of breath. Having lived with advanced heart failure for seven years, Shah faced a worsening progression of a disease that threatened to take his life. […]

Inova’s New Hospital Devoted to Women and Children to Open Next Year

Commitment to Community Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital will soon open their doors in a brand-new location, becoming the largest hospital on the East Coast exclusively dedicated to the care of women and children. Scheduled to open in January 2016, the 660,000-square-foot facility will offer patients a technologically advanced, family-friendly setting featuring all-private […]

Inova Cancer & Heart Programs Welcome New Leaders

Leading the way in cancer and heart innovation Inova recently welcomed Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP, and Christopher O’Connor, MD, both prominent leaders in their fields, to direct our nationally recognized cancer and heart programs. In keeping with its mission to enhance the health of the community through patient-centered care and leading-edge research, Inova welcomes […]

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