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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

Difficult to Heal Wounds Are No Match for the Expert Wound Healing Services at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Tackling Tough Wound Care For patients with complex and difficult to heal wounds, Inova’s Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center is specially equipped to provide expertise and a variety of treatments for a wide range of patients and conditions. Every year, non-healing wounds affect 3 to 6 million people in the United States. A chronic wound can […]

Lorton HealthPlex Earns High Patient-Satisfaction Scores

Patients give high marks to community-centered care It’s no wonder the year-old Inova HealthPlex at Lorton has the highest patient satisfaction scores in Inova Health System. It’s conveniently located and patients love the friendly, small-town atmosphere. “There’s a community aspect here that you don’t have in a big place,” says Interim Nurse Manager Helen Stevens, […]

Good News for Patients with Neurological Injuries: Inova Rehab Offers Driving Simulator and NeuroCom System

New Tools for Neuro Rehab Patients Recent additions to the Inova Rehabilitation Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital provide advanced diagnostics and treatment for patients recovering from neurological injuries. These include a new driving simulator and a NeuroCom balance system. Driving Simulator The driving simulator is a resource for patients who are seeking further evaluation […]

Local Businessman Gives $2 Million to Help Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Emergency Dept.

Giving Close to Home Local businessman Jeff Veatch recently contributed $2 million to improve Inova Mount Vernon’s Emergency Department. Veatch’s gift is the largest donation from a Mount Vernon resident received by the hospital. “Jeff is a longtime supporter of Inova, and he lives in the Mount Vernon community, so he felt very strongly about […]

Meet Deborah Addo, the New CEO of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Hospital Leadership Update Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is proud to welcome Deborah Addo as its new CEO. She replaces Barbara Doyle, who left at the end of 2013 after seven years in the position. Don Brideau, MD, served as interim CEO. Addo comes from Meritus Healthcare in Hagerstown, the largest healthcare provider in Western Maryland. […]

Inova Mount Vernon Chief Nursing Officer Honored with Virginia Nurses Foundation 2014 Leadership Excellence Award

Marie Duffy, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, Receives “Leadership Excellence in Nursing Administration Award” MOUNT VERNON, VA – on September 27th, the Virginia Nurses Foundation gave Inova Mount Vernon Chief Nursing Officer, Marie Duffy, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, its “Leadership Excellence in Nursing Administration Award” at the Foundation’s annual Awards Gala. The Foundation of the Virginia […]

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 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 […]

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