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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Casts Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ to Help Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Cost

  FAIRFAX, Va., & IRVINE, Calif. – November 20, 2014 – Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital – listed among the 2014 Truven Health Analytics Top 100 Hospitals® for delivering the best care in its community– announced that the hospital has installed Masimo Patient SafetyNet™, a remote monitoring and clinician notification system shown to keep […]

New hospital job: Patient satisfaction officer, The Washington Post, November 2, 3014

Hospitality in hospitals is trending across the nation. Inova was ahead of the curve bringing on Paul Westbrook over two years ago to lend his expertise in hospitality that he gained as an executive with Marriott and the Ritz-Carlton. Read more

Inova and other local hospitals prepare to treat Ebola

Inova’s Sujata H. Ambardar, MD, shares how Inova and other local hospitals have prepared to treat Ebola with WUSA 9.

Inova’s new Breast Cancer Center Offers Expanded Services

Following the opening of the Radiation Oncology Department at Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus, the new Breast Care Center began welcoming patients in August. The modern and soothing suite, which is conveniently located within the new Cancer Center, will allow for increased early detection services, comprehensive treatment and a program specifically for women in the […]

Double Knee Replacements Allow Couple to Travel Again

A Joint Journey Sharon Zareski and Dave Cougle are an energetic couple who love to travel the world together. But for three years, the duo put their travels on hold as debilitating pain and stiffness from arthritis put a damper on their active lifestyle. Committed to staying fit and active, Zareski and Cougle sought the […]

New ER “Call Ahead” Tool Aims to Cut Down on Wait Times

Quick Care: The new iTriage service aims to make a patient’s visit to the emergency room easier and more convenient. Available now on the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital website, iTriage lets you provide information about yourself and your illness before you arrive at the ER. A program now available at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital aims to […]

Inova Offers Custom-Fit Approach to Back Pain

“Back” in Tune When it comes to back pain, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. That’s why the Inova Spine Program at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has developed a unique, patient-centered program that tailors treatment to each patient’s needs. “We customize the treatment plan,” says Ali Ganjei, MD, Co-Medical Director of the Inova Spine […]

Inova CEO Knox Singleton to Speak at U.S. News & World Report Leadership Forum

FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 26, 2014 – Knox Singleton, CEO, Inova Health System, will join top health care experts and policymakers at the second annual U.S. News & World Report “Hospital of Tomorrow” leadership forum. The summit will be held October 6 – 8, 2014, in Washington, DC, and will address the critical challenges facing […]

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68

Parents have probably heard about the enterovirus that has been in the news recently.  The Centers for Disease Control has identified the virus in 15 states, including Virginia.  As of September 17, 2014, cases have been identified in Richmond, Virginia.  Other tests across the state have been performed but results are not back yet. Read […]

Inova Health System Offering Flu Shots throughout the Region

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors   FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 16, 2014 – Inova Health System’s HealthSource is now offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region. As with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that anyone six months and older be vaccinated annually. Each year, about […]

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