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‘She’s pretty special:’ Defying odds, the D.C. area’s first heart transplant patient is still alive 30 years later, The Washington Post, December 27, 2016

We are so happy to celebrate a special anniversary with Eva Baisey. She received a heart transplant at Inova Fairfax Hospital 30 years ago! Read more.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/12/27/shes-pretty-special-defying-odds-the-d-c-areas-first-heart-transplant-patient-is-still-alive-30-years-later/

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Inova Fairfax Hospital stays on the cutting edge of artificial heart technology

Heart Smart Patients at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute are taking part in a medical trial that is testing state-of-the-art artificial heart pump technology. Artificial heart pumps allow patients with advanced heart failure to live more normal lives while awaiting heart transplants. The technology has come a long way since the first heart pump was…

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New Prepared Parent app offers key health information

Be Prepared! In August, Inova Children’s Hospital officially launched its Prepared Parent mobile app, which provides parents with important medical information and a direct communication link to hospital staff in an easily accessible format. “With this app, we wanted to engage with our community in a way that parents like to engage with us,” says…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at the Inova Fairfax Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Performance Award

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at the Inova Fairfax Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Performance Award NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum award recognizes high standards of care Falls Church, VA – August 30, 2016 – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at the Inova Fairfax Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Performance Award Inova Heart and Vascular…

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