Becker's Hospital ReviewFAIRFAX, VA – (April 19, 2013) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been named one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review.  These 100 organizations have demonstrated a commitment to the health of their communities, and they’ve done so through unceasing self-improvement and growth.

The hospitals included in this list have proven to be innovators for medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery.  These hospitals are home to medical breakthroughs and act as anchors of health within their respective communities.

“Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is honored to be named one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America. Our physicians and staff are dedicated to the safety of our patients as well as to their overall patient experience with us. On behalf of the physicians and staff, we are pleased to be recognized with this prestigious recognition for our overall quality of care,” said John Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.

The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team analyzed data from reputable sources including U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals, HealthGrades, Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Studer Group and the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program to establish the 2013 list. Hospital nominations were also accepted and evaluated by the editorial team.  Hospitals cannot pay to be included on the published list.

To learn more about Inova Fair Oaks Hospital call Amy Richards at 703-391-3390 or visit www.inova.org/ifoh.  

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About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.