News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

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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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Inova Brings Care to You with Inova OnDemand

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova knows that sometimes you just can’t get to the doctor’s office.  Whether it’s springtime allergies or the common cold, getting sick is never convenient, but getting care should be. In response to the demand for greater access to care, Inova this week launches Inova OnDemand, a telehealth service that allows…

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Inova GYN doctors discuss common cervical health questions

Common Questions about Cervical Health January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and serves as an important reminder for women to be screened. Thanks to increased use of screening tests and advancements in modern medicine, the cervical cancer death rate has decreased by more than 50 percent over the past 30 years. Still, it is estimated…

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Surgery Center Expands, Six Operating Rooms Added

Surgical Suite Expands To accommodate a new wave of technologically advanced surgical equipment and techniques, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Surgery Center has added six new operating rooms. “To be able to support the technology that advanced surgery is requiring, we’re using different modalities in the operating room,” says Robert Ahmed, MD, President of Virginia Surgery Associates.…

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New Child-Friendly Emergency Room Opens at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Attention Northern Virginia parents: check out the new child-friendly Pediatric ER at Inova Fair Oaks When kids go to the emergency room, they need special treatment. That’s why the expert staff at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Emergency Center, who treat more than 10,000 children a year, decided to take it to the next level. A…

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New Inova Surgeon Specializes in Liver and Pancreatic Surgeries

New Inova Surgeon Inova Fair Oaks Hospital welcomed hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon George Younan, MD, to the hospital campus in August. Dr. Younan, who previously completed a residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital, brings to the system a highly specialized form of surgery for those living with several types of liver and pancreatic diseases. He was…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson Health

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson HealthTM business. Truven Health Analytics is a leading provider of information and solutions that support healthcare cost and quality improvement. The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals is the most…

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