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Update: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Lockdown is Lifted

Fairfax County Police has lifted the lockdown on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. Staff can now access the campus. Media inquires should go to Fairfax County Police Media Line, 703-877-3702.

Inova Awards Grants to Four Local Nonprofit Organizations

FALLS CHURCH, VA ― March 25, 2015 ― Inova’s Population Health Division and Grants Management Office (GMO) this week announced the first four recipients of grants from the Inova Community Health Fund. The fund was developed to encourage collaboration between Inova and local nonprofits in order to best address the health needs of the community. […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital now providing Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) services

“HELP” For Elderly Patients Free program provides assistance for elderly patients to help avoid delirium and declined functioning during their hospital stays. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is now a part of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). This free program is designed to aid elderly patients in avoiding delirium and declined functioning during their hospital […]

Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) and the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine Announce Partnership

      Falls Church, VA, and Palo Alto, CA – March 9, 2015 – The Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine today announced a partnership to discover biomarkers capable of predicting risk of preterm birth using […]

Inova’s Dr. Miriam Fischer Talks About Dangers of Snow Shoveling with WUSA9

This is a heavy, wet snow. Which means shoveling it will be hard and potentially dangerous. Dr. Miriam Fischer from Inova Fairfax Hospital’s Emergency Department talks to WUSA 9‘s Leslie Foster and Jan Jeffcoat.

Cancellations, Closings and Delays for Inova Due to March 2015 Winter Storm

Updated as of March 6, 2015, 9:15 a.m. EST: For March 6, 2015: Inova Medical Group in Purcellville remains closed. All other Primary Care offices are open. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus gift shop in the Women’s and Children’s lobby opened at 9 a.m. and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute gift shop will open at […]

Robin West, MD, heads up new Inova Sports Medicine Program

Sports Medicine News Inova has started a Sports Medicine Program, and has recruited orthopedic surgeon Robin West, MD, former assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers and former head physician for teams at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh, to be the program’s Medical Director. “I’ve watched the development of the facility at the University […]

State-of-the-art ankle replacement returns a champion golfer to form

Back in the Swing Winning golf tournaments is part of Mimi Hoffman’s DNA. But debilitating ankle pain threatened to derail her success. When she competed in the 2013 USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, the pain was so severe she could barely walk the course. “I realized if I didn’t do something, my golf career was […]

Timely, cutting-edge care helps a local stroke patient defy the odds

Not a Second Lost Barbara Detrich knew something was terribly wrong. Her 84-year-old mother Sophie, who’d been cheerfully answering TV game show questions, suddenly went quiet. Her eyes were frozen open and her mouth vibrated. At first, Barbara thought her mother was choking, but when paramedics arrived, they recognized she was having a stroke. Sophie […]

Inova opens new Melanoma & Skin Cancer Center

Skin Care Experts Inova Fairfax Hospital has opened the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, the region’s only multispecialty skin cancer program. “Inova is a great place for my team and I to offer our specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin cancer,” says Suraj Venna, MD, a board-certified dermatologist […]

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