Archive for the ‘IFOH’ Category

Good news for preemies: Inova Fair Oaks NICU provides comforting, personalized and high-tech care

Prepared for Preemies If Your Preemie or Newborn Needs Acute Medical Care, the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Provides a Comforting, Personalized and High-Tech Option No one wants complications during childbirth, but they are all too often a reality. Laura Koscho, who gave birth at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) in […]

Anesthesia innovation: Nerve block catheter offers easier recovery

All Gain, No Pain  For eight months, Barbara Hubbard had tried numerous therapies to relieve the searing pain in her left foot, but when tendonitis in her arch made it constantly painful to walk, she knew surgery was her only answer. Having endured a painful recovery from a previous surgery, the 61-year-old administrative nurse had […]

Inova nurses helped to brighten a toddler’s hospital stay during winter blizzard

A Bright Spot in the Storm What should have been an in-and-out trip to the ER or the pediatrician’s office became a two-day ordeal for the Morrison family when their 16-month-old son, Ryan, came down with an infected lymph node during the blizzard of Jan. 22, 2016. “Because of the storm, offices were closed, and […]

Inova’s “VIP 360” service: Personal concierge medicine and executive health care

The Gold Standard in Concierge & Executive Care The physicians and staff at Inova are dedicated to providing a personalized experience for patients. One representation of this is Inova’s VIP 360˚ program, which offers both concierge medicine and an executive health program. “This program, when you look at it, is about providing quality and access,” […]

Undergoing cancer treatment? Patients can save time at the newly expanded Inova Fair Oaks all-in-one cancer center

All Under One Roof In an exciting move to expand cancer services to the local community, Inova Schar Cancer Institute (ISCI) on the Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus has recently added two new physician groups to its top-notch team of practitioners. The team of eight highly trained specialists vastly increases the cancer and blood disorder […]

Washington Redskins and Inova Form Strategic Health and Wellness Partnership

Loudoun County facility to be renamed to Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park as the two organizations launch new programs and initiatives to improve the overall health of the community LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — July 25, 2016 — The Washington Redskins and Inova announce today a strategic partnership to bring timely and relevant health and […]

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 […]

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