News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova


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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Inova Fair Oaks helps spinal surgery patient return to the golf course

Back In The Swing When Mickey Filipponi slipped on a tile floor and fell during a vacation last year, the pain was excruciating – but in some ways, the frustration was even worse. At age 68, he’d experienced back and neck issues for nearly 30 years, partially as a result of a severe car accident.…

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Know the Signs of Stroke: Every Minute Counts

Stroke can strike at any time Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. A stroke cuts off oxygen to the brain, which causes brain cells to die. “FAST”: the most common warning signs of stroke The signs of stroke can be varied, but the…

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Inova offers travel immunizations at Urgent Care Centers

Safe Travels Travel immunizations available at Inova Urgent Care clinics in Northern Virginia It’s vacation season. If you’re planning to travel outside the country, there are certain things you know you need, such as a passport and a suitcase. But did you know you might also need immunizations? Depending on where you’re traveling to and…

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Inova OnDemand Brings You Virtual Healthcare, Anywhere

Ruth Betru is Inova’s assistant vice president of Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare. Z Chris, MD, is a primary care physician board certified in internal medicine. He is the medical director for virtual health at Inova. Read Dr. Chris’s profile. Make an appointment. Take time out of your workday. Battle the D.C. Metro traffic. Find parking – all…

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Peace of Mind: Why You Need an Advance Healthcare Directive

Denise T. Mohess, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group and is medical director for Inova’s Advanced Illness and Geriatric Program. She is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. Read Dr. Mohess’s profile. If you’re like most people, you have opinions about how you’d like to be cared…

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