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Inova Now Connected to Department of Defense to Share Health Records

FALLS CHURCH, VA – December 22, 2015 – Through its participation in the eHealth Exchange, a federal level health information exchange, Inova is now able to electronically exchange information with the Department of Defense. Launched in 2009, the eHealth Exchange has become a rapidly growing community of public and private organizations, representing thousands of providers and […]

Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute is First Cancer Center in the World to Achieve Four-year Accreditation for Radiation Oncology Services from ASTRO’s Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®)

FALLS CHURCH, VA – December 21, 2015—Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute has demonstrated compliance with the standards of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®), effective September 1, 2015, for a four-year accreditation of their radiation oncology services. They are the first Cancer Center in the world to […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

Fairfax, VA – November 24, 2015 – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual […]

Washington Nationals Name Inova’s Robin West, MD Lead Team Physician

FALLS CHURCH, VA – November 19, 2015 – The Washington Nationals this week named Robin West, MD, as new Lead Team Physician. As the medical director of the Inova Sports Medicine Institute (ISMI), Dr. West will continue to oversee ISMI while serving as team doctor for the baseball organization. With a focus on being proactive and […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: It’s Not Just for October

Beating Breast Cancer Although October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s crucial to not ignore monthly breast self-exams and a regular checkup with your gynecologist or primary care doctor. Additionally, most medical authorities recommend having regular mammograms, starting at age 40. (This recommendation varies; some medical organizations recommend following different guidelines.) Women 30 years and […]

All Five Inova Hospitals Earn ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score

FALLS CHURCH, VA – October 28, 2015 – The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog, today announced that Inova Alexandria, Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Fairfax, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals all earned ‘A’ grades in the national patient safety ratings. Leapfrog grades hospitals based on errors, injuries, accidents and infections. The Hospital Safety Score […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score

Fairfax, VA – October 28, 2015 – An announcement released nationally today by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, shows key shifts among many hospitals on the A, B, C, D and F grades rating them on errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital earned an A in this elite national ratings […]

Inova’s CEO Knox Singleton Appears on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, about Future of Health Care

Inova CEO Knox Singleton appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” September 18, 2015. Knox joined Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, and George Barrett, Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, one of the nation’s most prominent healthcare supply chain organizations. These three thought leaders discussed the transformation of healthcare, the development of personalized therapies, the importance of […]

New data suggests flu shots will improve in 2015, WJLA ABC 7, September 17, 2015

Inova’s Dr. Sujata Ambardar, infectious disease physician, spoke with WJLA ABC 7 about the importance of the flu vaccine in flu prevention.

Inova Launches Online Physician Reviews

Washington DC – September 8, 2015 – As part of Inova’s ongoing commitment to transparency and improvement, the health system today announced a new online resource for patients looking for the best available care: patient reviews of Inova Medical Group physicians. Inova is the first healthcare system in the Mid-Atlantic to make both star ratings […]

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