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Inova’s Dr. Michael Vish Spoke with WUSA 9 about EV-D68

Dr. Michael Vish, a pediatric physician at Inova Children’s Hospital, spoke with WUSA 9’s Andrea Roane about the respiratory illness Enterovirus.

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 Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program One of the First Programs Accredited by Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Falls Church, VA – September 29, 2014 – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association recently accredited and announced its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC), including the Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program. These six centers participated in the PHCC Pilot Program, which helped to solidify the accreditation criteria and to refine the process for […]

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 […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital is Number One again

Top of the List U.S. News & World Report has, for the third year in a row, ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital the No. 1 hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. It is the No. 2 hospital in the state, behind Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, according to the annual rankings. Inova Fairfax’s gynecology  program […]

New vein & vascular center in Gainesville offers a full range of cosmetic and therapeutic treatments

Gainesville welcomes new vein & vascular center With the opening of the new Vein and Vascular Center in Gainesville, patients now have access to state-of-the-art care in a local setting. The new center provides all the services offered by Inova Fairfax Hospital, in addition to an exciting array of cosmetic treatments for venous conditions. “The center […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital offers advanced asthma treatment

Breathe Easy Inova Fairfax Hospital is among the first hospitals in the DC area offering a new procedure that helps patients with severe asthma. The procedure is bronchial thermoplasty; it uses mild heat to reduce excess smooth muscle tissue in the patient’s airway so that the airway has less capacity to constrict. This reduces wheezing, […]

A brave young girl thrives after complex brain surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital

Team Daphne A local six year old, after being diagnosed with a dangerous malignant brain tumor, was immediately flown to Inova Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, VA. It was there that Inova’s Pediatric Neurosciences team, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and many other experts at Inova Children’s Hospital took her successfully through a 16-hour surgery, chemo, rehabilitation, and […]

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 […]

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