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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 […]

Firefighters, Police, and Deputy Sheriffs Join “Pink Heals Tour” at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Falls Church, VA – September 8, 2014 – Firefighters, police officers, and deputy sheriffs will join the national Guardians of the Ribbon, Pink Heals Tour, and its local Virginia Chapters, Monday, September 8, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, 3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042 to support women […]

Staying Informed

Utilizing safest techniques for gynecologic surgery may reduce cancer risk Inova’s Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery are experienced in the most up-to-date and safest procedures. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital performs 96.7% of gynecologic procedures using a minimally invasive approach, which is a wonderful improvement in women’s health care. Recent media attention has […]

Inova’s Dr. Thomas Wise Spoke about Dealing with Depression, Substance Abuse with WUSA 9

Dr. Thomas Wise, psychiatrist at Inova Fairfax Hospital, talks about the symptoms and treatment of depression and substance abuse with Andrea Roane on WUSA 9. Watch more

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is First in Mid-Atlantic to use Miniature Cardiac Monitor, Reveal LINQ™ ICM

FALLS CHURCH, VA (July 23, 2014) – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is one of the first facilities in the Washington, DC metro area to utilize the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitoring System (ICM). Abnormal heart rhythms — or arrhythmias — and accompanying cardiac symptoms are often transient and can be hard to detect. […]

Impact of AACN CSI Academy Reaches Beyond the Program at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

An Inova Fairfax team collaborated to reduce central-line associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) by 80%! The case study was recently featured in AACN’s Bold Voices.

York County heart transplant recipient to throw first pitch for Baltimore Orioles, The York Daily Record, July 30, 2014

Scott Fahs was a heart transplant recipient at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital in October 2013 and on Saturday he’ll be throwing out the first pitch at the Baltimore Orioles game. Read more

Inova’s Drs. Robin West Jill McCabe Spoke with WUSA 9 about Issues Faced by Young Athletes

Hear from Inova’s Dr. Robin West about preventing ACL injuries in young athletes and Dr. Jill McCabe about post-concussion safety on WUSA 9.

Inova’s Dr. Matthew Levine Spoke with WUSA 9 about Youth Sports Overuse Injuries

Inova Medical Group’s Dr. Matthew Levine spoke with WUSA 9 about youth sports overuse injuries.

Inova Fairfax tops MedStar Washington Hospital Center on U.S. News & World Report Report ‘Best Hospitals’ list, Washington Business Journal, July 15, 2014

Inova Fairfax Hospital ranked first in Washington region— topping MedStar Washington Hospital Center for the third straight year — in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual “Best Hospitals” ranking released Tuesday. Read more

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