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Northern Virginia Chamber Awards Knox Singleton Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards Falls Church, VA. –June 22, 2016 – Inova CEO Knox Singleton today was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards. The award was presented to Mr. Singleton at the Chamber’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon on Tuesday, June 21. Presented across […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in April 2016 Hospital Safety Score

Fairfax, VA – April 25, 2016 – New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital […]

“The Tesla of knee implants” keeps adults with knee arthritis going strong

See how Inova’s orthopedic docs are using MAKOplasty to keep adults with knee arthritis going strong Age isn’t slowing down the nation’s 74.9 million baby boomers. However, this go-get-’em generation’s vitality can be derailed by the body’s natural aging process. Decades of physical activity wear down the bones’ protective cartilage. The result can be osteoarthritis (OA) — […]

Regular eye exams help detect problems at their earliest stages

Keep your eyes on the prize: good vision As you mentally flip through those New Year’s Resolutions you may have pledged (and hopefully kept), consider an important new one: schedule an eye exam. Glaucoma It’s estimated that more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma — although only half of those have been officially diagnosed, as there […]

Inova’s comprehensive weight loss program yields a happy success story for Warrenton woman

Weight Loss Success At Last Caitlyn Carroll has a healthier body and a new outlook on life since her weight loss surgery, thanks to Inova’s integrated surgical and lifestyle solutions. “I’m free!” Without a moment’s hesitation, that’s how 29-year-old Caitlyn Carroll describes her results following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery through the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) […]

Prince William County Police Department to Host A Blood Drive in Honor of Fallen and Wounded Officers

Sterling, VA – March 25, 2016 – The Prince William County Police Department is teaming up with Inova Blood Donor Services to host a “Blood for Heroes” community blood drive on Monday, April 4, 2016 in honor of its fallen and wounded officers from February’s incident. According to Chief of Police, Stephan M. Hudson, “The […]

Precision technology lessens cardiac side effects from breast cancer radiation

Where the Heart Is Traudy Moldenhauer, a patient treated for breast cancer at the newly named Dwight and Martha  Schar Cancer Institute at Fair Oaks Hospital, is grateful for a new radiation therapy technique called Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH). “The technique made me feel much better about the radiation treatment,” says Moldenhauer, 72, who […]

Colonoscopy comes just in time for local woman with undiagnosed colon cancer

Life-Altering Decisions Mary Wyckoff had never had symptoms of colorectal cancer. Nor was she aware of any family history of the disease. Busy working, caring for her aging parents and helping her sons plan their weddings, there never seemed to be a good time to get a colonoscopy. It wasn’t until she turned 59, with […]

Shoulder experts help Inova Fair Oaks patients stay in the game

Don’t Shoulder It Alone Sports-related shoulder injuries can affect active individuals of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re a professional athlete or you simply enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, golfing or tennis, you may be prone to shoulder problems. Any activity involving repetitive overhead motion can, over time, lead to pain, weakness in […]

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital offers VIP 360° Concierge Medicine program

Full Circle Sandy Ibrahim, MD, is now seeing patients at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital through the well-regarded VIP 360° Concierge Medicine Program. This program, which is also available at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova HealthPlex – Franconia/Springfield, offers personalized healthcare for patients, including access to a physician 24/7, same-day or next-day appointments and an extensive […]

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