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Inova Children’s Hospital Ranks 44th in Neonatology in U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals

Washington, D.C. – June 27, 2017 – U.S. News & World Report has ranked Inova Children’s Hospital in one specialty in the new 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today. Inova Children’s Hospital ranked 44th in Neonatology. U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare…

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Inova Announces Somatus as New Acute Dialysis Provider

FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announced Somatus as its new acute dialysis provider, effective today. As a new dialysis service provider organization, Somatus’ approach to patient care aligns with Inova’s commitment to population health and the belief in early intervention and education leading to reduced chronic illness. “At Inova, we strive to provide comprehensive services across…

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Listen to Your Parents: Parent Advisory Council Benefits Inova Children’s Hospital

Jamie Gentille is the director of Child Life Services at Inova Children’s Hospital. She leads a team of specialists who support children and families through surgery, outpatient procedures, or hospital stays, through activities including pre-surgical tours and preparation, medical and therapeutic play and support during medical procedures.   Inova Children’s Hospital is staffed with experts…

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Prenatal Planning: Do You Need Antenatal Testing?

Alfred N. Khoury, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Inova James G. Sites Antenatal Testing Center and Inova Loudoun Hospital Antenatal Testing Center. He is board-certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. Pregnancy is an exciting and often nerve-wracking time. But if there are concerns or complications, the James G. Sites Antenatal…

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Lung Transplant Gives New Hope to Northern Virginia Woman with Cystic Fibrosis

Breath of Life For Jackie Price, a young professional in Northern Virginia with a zest for life, a lung transplant at Inova has ushered in new hope Three years ago, when Jackie Price began treatment for cystic fibrosis at the Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC), she was determined…

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Sunburn is Serious: Get Tips and Facts on Saving Your Skin

Save Your Skin How dangerous is a sunburn? Summer is here, which means it’s time to step up sun protection. Damage to skin from sunburn can be both long-term and short-term. Immediate effects are sore and red skin that is tender or painful to the touch, followed by peeling and itchiness. However, long-term damage can…

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Power to the Patient at Inova Heart & Vascular Clinical Trials Unit

Power to the Patient Spotlight on the Clinical Trials Unit at Inova Heart & Vascular Institute in Falls Church, VA Clinical trials are used to explore new procedures, medications and processes that have the potential not only to treat patients struggling with an ongoing condition, but also to move medicine forward for patients in the…

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